Health Care Career Exploration Camp

Are you a high school sophomore, junior or senior who is interested in a career in health care?  Are you unsure of what to study in college and career path to choose?  Then why not spend a week with us – free of charge!

CHI Health hosts FREE Health Care Career Exploration Day-Camps in Omaha, Lincoln, Grand Island and Kearney, NE! We are dedicated to providing hands-on learning experiences to help high school students (grades 10 – 12) gain a better understanding of the variety of health care careers.   Please note, we will be highlighting many careers in health care, not just clinical positions.   Lunch and snacks are provided.  

Camp Locations

The Health Care Career Exploration Camps are available at the following locations.  2018 flyers will be available soon.

  • CHI Health Immanuel, Omaha, NE, June 18 – June 21, 2018
  • CHI Health Lakeside, Omaha, NE, July 9 – 13, 2018 
  • CHI Health, Good Samaritan, Kearney, NE, June 27 - 29, 2018
  • CHI Health, St. Francis, Grand Island, NE, July 18 – 20, 2018
  • CHI Health, St. Elizabeth & Nebraska Heart, Lincoln, NE, June 4 – 8, 2018
    (Note: There is a separate application process with Lincoln Public Schools
    that were due by March 1. We are no longer accepting applications.

How To Apply

The Health Care Career Exploration Camp Application opens in February.  The application requires students provide immunization records, allergens, career interests and parental email address. The application will generate an email to the parent who will have to consent to the student application.  Applications without completed parental consent will not be considered.   The application ask you to select which camp you would like to attend.  At this time, duplicate applications to multiple locations cannot be considered, you must select only one camp.

Please consider your summer activity schedule and do not apply if you have a conflict. We would  like you to attend every day the entire day, practice schedules and other commitments will not be allowed.   

Enrollment

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

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 to and from all locations.

Learn from the Experts

CHI Health clinical professionals thoroughly enjoy sharing their wisdom, knowledge, and recommendations with students. 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

Apply today!