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Health Sciences Summer Camps

Inspiring Future Health Leaders

Each year, Dell Med offers several summer day camps for Central Texas youth. During the camps, middle and high school students enjoy hands-on science experiments and interact with health professionals from various fields. Providing these experiences is just one way the Dell Med team encourages members of the local community to pursue careers that contribute to health transformation.

2019 Dates

High School Session 1: June 17-21, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
High School Session 2: July 8-12, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Middle School: July 29-Aug. 2, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

About the Experience

In the same simulation labs where medical and nursing students train, camp participants learn basic clinical skills such as administering IVs, performing intubations, drawing blood and taking vital signs. Students also engage in a range of laboratory science, discover how technology can aid modern medicine and earn CPR/AED certification.


Tuition is $350 per student. Students who are eligible for free/reduced lunch receive full tuition scholarships. Partial scholarships are available for other families in need of financial assistance. Campers receive lunch and snacks as well as a t-shirt, lab coat, backpack, notebook, water bottle, pen/pencil and lanyard.

Activities include:

  • Anatomy training
  • Simulation labs to cultivate clinical skills and learn how medical professionals think
  • Mentorship from pre-med and health professions students and community health practitioners
  • Practice working with others in a team-based care model
  • Experiments in neuroscience, chemistry and biology
  • Hands-on demonstrations of diagnostic tools, medical technology and health devices
  • Recreation at UT Austin in the Texas Union and Gregory Gym