Health Science Camp for Black Youth

Health Science Camp for Black Youth

April 15, 2016 Community Events News Youth 0

African Nova Scotian Health Science Summer Camp

Do you know a young learner of African descent interested in a career as a health professional?   Promoting Leadership in health for African Nova Scotians (PLANS) at Dalhousie University will be hosting a 5-day summer day camp for youth of African descent who are interested in a career in health from July 3- July 8, 2016.

Eligible students will be enrolled in schools across Nova Scotia and have completed Grade 8, 9, 10, or 11 by June 2016.  Applications are due May 4, 2016 – download application forms here –

Held at Dalhousie University and introduce learners to a variety of health professions through fun, hands-on and interactive programming.  The camp will also consist of personal development activities (i.e. self-esteem, study skills), cultural and recreational activities.  Accommodations and meals are provided.

Students will be required to complete an application form and a letter of interest, and include a letter of recommendation from a school representative (teacher/counsellor/student support worker).  Students applying from Grades 10 or 11 will have to provide proof of completion or enrollment of science courses – this can be a transcript, letter from teacher, Power School print out, etc.

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