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College4Kids - Summer Career Academies 2014 at Piedmont Virginia Community College

PVCC is offering Summer Career Academies for Rising 3rd-9th Graders    June 16 - August 15, 2014
Explore your interests with new friends and have fun while you learn! 
  • Enjoy hands-on, project based learning
  • Discover college, careers and more
  • Pack a lunch and stay all day
  • Need-based partial scholarships are available

Visit the website for more information and for the latest listings: 

**Centra Health is offering a Medical Career Camp
Centra Health's Medical Career Camp provides a week of mentored experience for 24 middle school students (rising 7th and 8th graders) interested in exploring Healthcare Careers.   Students will have the opportunity to explore several areas of healthcare and the connection with math and science skills and knowledge. They may include:
Emergency Medicine
First Aid/CPR
Infection control
IV Therapy
Nursing Skills
Respiratory Therapy and more!

Dates of camp:  Orientation is July 25, 2014 from 9:00-11:00 a.m.
                                          Camp is July 28-August 1, 2014  8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Application requirements:
  • Must be a rising 7th or 8th grader for the upcoming fall 2014 school year
  • Must have a true interest in a career in healthcare
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 (C average) or greater
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from facilities each day for the duration of the camp
  • Must complete the application by Monday, April 18, 2014 and include one essay as explained on the application.  (Essays are the determining factor for acceptance into the camp)
  • Must have one academic reference (form found on the application). 
  • Must have signed parental permission to attend the camp and have a TB skin test, found on the application
  • Must have updated immunizations to include two Varicella Vaccines and 2 MMR Vaccines
For questions, contact Ruth Maragni, RN, MAEd at 434-200-6509  or email at





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