HCCEC Group Photo
2016 class photo

CHI Health annually hosts the regions only free Health Care Career Exploration Day Camp. We are dedicated to educating high school students about health professional career options and providing them with inspirational learning opportunities. Our camps successfully cultivate student interests with a variety of learning methods including hands-on activities, games, challenges, tours and equipment demonstrations. Lunch and snacks are always provided! 

Camp Locations
The Health Care Career Exploration Camps are available at the following locations.  Click on each location to review the camp details. Direct your questions based on location to the contact person noted each flyer.  

How To Apply
The online Health Care Career Exploration Camp Application opens each January.  When completing the application you will have the ability to select which camp you would like to attend.  At this time, duplicate applications to multiple locations cannot be considered.  

Enrollment is limited and based on location. Due to limited space availability, students who have attended in the past will be placed on a wait list to provide an opportunity to students who have not yet attended camp. 

Who Should Attend?
Incoming 10th, 11th, and 12th grade Nebraska and Iowa students interested in exploring health care career options are eligible to attend. Students are responsible to provide their own transportation.

Learn from the Experts
CHI Health clinical professionals enthusiastically participate in the camp each year! They thoroughly enjoy sharing their wisdom, knowledge, and recommendations with students. If you are going to learn, why not learn from the best!  Students have the opportunity to learn from experts in a wide variety of health professions including but not limited to:

  • Athletic Training
  • Clinical Dietetics
  • Clinical Engineering
  • Neuropsychology
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Speech and Language Pathology
  • Surgical Technology
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Respiratory Care

 HCCEC Group Photo2016 class photo

2016 Camp Student Testimonials

“This will be a week that I will remember for the rest of my life.”

“This camp was so much fun! What an awesome experience.  Thank you so much for providing this opportunity.”

“I really enjoyed all of the presenters this week and hearing their stories, memories, and why they are so passionate about their position.”

“Overall, this week has been FABULOUS!  I’m so glad I decided to apply and so lucky that I was chosen to attend.  I don’t have any regrets about taking a week out of my summer to get up early and drive about a half hour every morning to the camp because it has been an amazing experience.  I’ve gained a vast amount of knowledge that may have been difficult to find anywhere else. “

“This camp provided me with some brand new experiences and opened my eyes to a variety of career options.”

“I learned that it is never too early to start learning about potential career fields.”

“I’m so glad you set up this camp so that I could figure out my life and future. This week was extraordinary.”

“The whole entire camp was so much fun and I made some wonderful new friends. I couldn’t be more thankful for being able to participate in the camp.  You made this the best week of my summer.”

“The camp has been an amazing experience and I have met so many new people.  Everyone connected so well and I am grateful to have had the opportunity to attend.”

“The class actually became like a little family and I will miss everyone!”

“This camp was one of the best I’ve ever been to.”

“The entire week has been amazing and I will try my best to remember all the hours of info and advice for the future. “

“Fantastic camp!”

“This camp has actually impacted my future significantly and I am truly grateful to have had the opportunity to attend.”

“This camp is by far the best thing I’ve done this summer. I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do in the future, but now that I’ve had this great opportunity to explore different health occupations, I now have some great ideas on my future profession.”