FARMINGTON — Registrations are now being accepted for Summer Scrub Club Camp taking place June 23-26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Franklin Memorial Hospital. The camp is designed to introduce participants to a wide variety of careers available in health care and is open to all students who will be entering grades 8-12.

A sampling of careers explored include: physical therapy and sports medicine, nursing, pharmacy, orthopedics, medical lab science, mental health counseling and emergency medical services.

Campers will have the opportunity to participate in unique hands-on activities and demonstrations such as casting, suturing, lab analysis and emergency response to a mock accident. All campers will receive certification in American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR.

Online registration is available at

For more information, contact Devon Frechette in the Education Department at 779-2451 or [email protected]

This program is sponsored by Franklin Memorial Hospital and the Western Maine Area Health Education Center, a member of the Maine AHEC Network, which is supported by a grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration.

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