The Urban SCRUBS Camp was a five-day residential experience, Aug. 1-5, 2010, for youth grades nine -12 interested in health related careers.
Students participated in hands-on workshops, toured labs and medical facilities, and networked with college students, faculty, and health professionals while learning about the wide array of health-related professions in the fields of medicine, dental, nursing, public health, emergency medicine, physical fitness, cardiovascular, laboratory, bioinformatics, sleep technology, and more.
The Minnesota Urban AHEC facilitated scholarships for 22 students from the Northside of Minneapolis and its suburbs, to attend Urban SCRUBS Camp. Scholarships were provided by UCare, NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center and the Minnesota Urban AHEC.
Urban SCRUBS Camp was presented by HealthForce Minnesota, Augsburg College, Cedar Riverside Partnership, Fairview Health Systems, Minnesota Urban AHEC, the University of Minnesota and its Health Careers Center.