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Health Science Summer Camps

Interested in making a difference in people's lives, the community and the world through the field of health care? We welcome students entering the 10th, 11th, or 12th grades to the Explorations in Health Careers summer camp. Learn how the School of Health Sciences' motto – in purpose for Health – guides you into choices that suit you best!

2024 Camp Dates: June 17-21 and June 24-28


We'll help you explore the extensive variety of future health careers that match your current interests in the natural sciences, social sciences and more. Through interactive, hands-on problem-solving and real-world health scenarios, participants develop essential leadership skills in values, roles, responsibility and communication, setting the stage for successful future health care pursuits.

At this camp, discover the broad range of health fields included in the four departments of the School of Health Sciences: Interdisciplinary Health Scienceswhere life and health interests intersect; Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences - serving the sciences of clinical determination; Human Movement Science - advancing and restoring physical function; and Public and Environmental Wellnesspursuing society's big health challenges.

Career opportunities we'll delve into include:

  • Physical therapist
  • Medical laboratory scientist
  • Nutritionist
  • Health imaging specialist
  • Public health expert
  • Physician
  • Nurse
  • Other health professionals

Held on the beautiful campus of Oakland University, participants get a first-hand experience in the cutting-edge Human Health Building that features state-of-the-art classrooms, seminar rooms, an interactive media center, and clinical, computer, simulation and distance learning labs.

Dates: June 17-21, 2024 (session 1) and June 24-28, 2024 (session 2)

Time: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Cost: $475* (includes lunch in the dorm dining hall)
*Scholarships are available - please contact Dr. Flora Dallo at [email protected].

Learn more about summer camps at Oakland University.

Flora Dallo, Ph.D., MPH
Associate Dean and Professor
School of Health Sciences
[email protected]

School of Health Sciences

Academic Advising
3070 Human Health Building
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
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(248) 370-2369

Dean's Office
Human Health Building
(248) 370-3562
[email protected]