Augusta Health Summer Camp Teaches Kids about Medical Field
AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va (WVIR) -
Some Shenandoah Valley kids are getting a jump start on careers in the medical field.
Augusta Health is hosting middle school students this week for its annual summer camp, where they’ll get a chance to learn from doctors and other experts at the hospital.
Wednesday's activities focused on nutrition. Organizers say it's a chance for kids to start figuring out whether it's a field they're interested in.
“These students all think that they are interested in health care but this week gives them a chance to kind of check it out a little bit and see if they are interested. It gives them a chance to talk to medical professionals and ask them questions. It gives them a chance to do a lot of hands-on activities,” said Lisa Schwenk, director of communications for Augusta Health.
The camp started Wednesday and runs through Friday.
This is the third year Augusta Health has hosted middle-schoolers.
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