2015 M*A*S*H Camps Media Release

May 8, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

2015 M*A*S*H CAMPS
Missouri AHEC Science & Health Camp for Middle School & High School Students

ATTENTION ALL MIDDLE SCHOOL & HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS!  Have you ever wondered… What is it like to perform surgery?  Work in the ER?  Have a career in health care?  Stop wondering!  Register now for the 2015 Missouri AHEC Science & Health (M*A*S*H) Camps!  Learn about science in the field of medicine, nursing, dentistry, and other health care occupations.  Participate in hands-on learning activities that include:  vital signs, CPR, first aid, suturing, injections, dissections labs, oral health, and more!  And YES… have FUN too!

M*A*S*H Camp is a summer day camp held at various locations throughout the area.  The following camps will be held this summer:

2015 Middle School M*A*S*H Camps
June 19 – Puxico Junior High School, Puxico, MO
June 30 – East Carter County Middle School, Ellsinore, MO
July 14 – Butler County 4-H Club, Poplar Bluff, MO

2015 High School M*A*S*H Camps
June 2-3 – South Pemiscot High School, Steele, MO
July 30-31 – Sikeston Career & Technology Center, Sikeston, MO
August 6-7 – TRC Nursing & Allied Health Center, Poplar Bluff, MO

All students must complete an application in advance and submit it by the appropriate deadline.  The cost of attending a 1 day camp is $10.00 and a 2 day camp is $20.00.  Payment should be in the form of a check or money order made payable to SEMO AHEC and submitted with an application.  Applications will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis and participants accepted will be notified by email.

Information and applications can be obtained by visiting www.semoahec.org/mashcamp or by email from Racheal Baker, SEMO AHEC Program Specialist, at [email protected]  Early response is highly encouraged, as capacity is limited for these events.

M*A*S*H* Camp is a collaborative effort of community partners including: the Southeastern Missouri Area Health Education Center (SEMO AHEC), South Pemiscot High School, Puxico Junior High School, East Carter Middle School, Sikeston Career & Technology Center, and Three Rivers College of Nursing & Allied Health.  The mission of all academic and community partners in this unique learning opportunity is to provide early exposure and academic enrichment to students who are interested in becoming health care professionals in the Southeastern Missouri region.

Contact:
Racheal Baker, Program Specialist
Southeastern Missouri Area Health Education Center
506 D Hazel Street, Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
OFFICE (573) 785-2444 EXT 2
[email protected]
www.semoahec.org

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