Black Hills State University Announces Date For “Scrubs Camp”

High school students are invited to participate in Scrubs Camp, a free health care skills fair for high school students Saturday, Feb. 18 at Black Hills State University in Spearfish. Register for Scrubs Camp at BHSU by Feb. 16 at Photo: BHSU

 February 10, 2017

SPEARFISH, SD – Black Hills State University announces its date for Scrubs Camp and invites all local high school students to attend this event Saturday, Feb. 18 from 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. in Jonas Hall, room 305 on the BHSU campus in Spearfish.

The event, which is free to attend, provides high school students with the opportunity to experience a wide variety of health careers through hands-on activities and discussions. Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided.

Register for Scrubs Camp at BHSU by Feb. 16 at

Janet Crawford, Scrubs Camp coordinator at BHSU, said this is the ninth year that the University has provided this camp for students.

“This year we have presenters speaking about emergency room (ER) / intensive care unit nursing, biotechnology research and development, pharmacy, respiratory care therapy, psychology, physical therapy, dental hygiene, plastic surgery, anesthesia, EMS and career guidance/field experience,” says Crawford.

The goal of Scrubs Camp is to provide an opportunity for students to explore a variety of healthcare careers. The hope is that by exposing high school students to many different areas of healthcare they will ultimately pursue a healthcare career.

For more information contact or 605-642-6262

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