Regional Health to host Scrubs Camp on January 14, 2022.
Area high school students will have an opportunity to explore a variety of health career options during Scrubs Camp. Scrubs Camps are one-day learning experiences conducted at 16 locations throughout the state. Students will hear from healthcare professionals about what they do and how they got into their chosen career field. They will also be able to participate in exciting hands-on activities and receive personalized career guidance plans. Scrubs Camps are designed for 9th through 12th grade high school students with an interest in the healthcare field. There is no charge to attend, breakfast snack and lunch are provided at the camp and students will receive a free complimentary gift. Parents are also welcome to attend the camp with their participating student. Scrubs Camp will be held on January 14th, 2022 at the Winner High School from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM. Pre-registration for the camp is required and can be completed by contacting your guidance counselor or contacting Julie at (605) 842-7266.
Thousands of additional healthcare workers will be needed in South Dakota. Scrubs Camps were designed to increase awareness for students in South Dakota to consider pursuing a career in healthcare. The Scrubs Camps are made possible through the collaborative effort of the South Dakota Department of Education Office of Curriculum, Career and Technical Education, and South Dakota Department of Health Office of Rural Health. For more information visit www.scrubscamps.sd.gov or contact the Department of Health at 605.773.3361.