FARMINGTON — The staff of Franklin Memorial Hospital will host Scrub Club activities from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. June 28 and 29 at the University of Maine Farmington Student Center. 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 may include: physical therapy, sports medicine, nursing, orthopedics, community health, dentistry, and emergency medical services.

Campers will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on activities and demonstrations such as casting, suturing, first aid, and emergency response to a mock accident. All campers will receive certification in American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR, First Aid, and Stop the Bleed.

The cost for the camp is $50 and includes lunch each day. For more information or to register, call the FMH Education Department at 779-2381 or email [email protected] or [email protected].

Additional information can be found on the Facebook page Western Maine AHEC.

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

.

Comments are not available on this story.