Dream of a career in physical therapy? Eager to get hands-on? Learn the basics of human anatomy, movement fundamentals, and exercise principles while doing lab work and clinical education this summer! Learn the differences between various professions in the field, such as Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Athletic Training, Personal Training and Kinesiology. We'll work on developing basic assessment skills and practice techniques including palpation, manual muscle testing, sports taping and soft tissue mobilization with and without tools.
Join high school students from across North American (and the world!) at one of two prestigious university campuses in the United States, where you'll engage in coursework designed to give you a leg up in the field and help you decide if this is the educational path for you. Learn from experienced and accomplished instructors and pick the brains of guest speakers in a range of roles in the field.
On the weekend and in the evenings, typical camp fun will ensue: take field trips to local attractions (Six Flags, the beach, the Statue of Liberty, for example), hang out in the quad with your classmates, or showcase your special skills in the talent show. Explore your campus of choice and city that surrounds it.
In 2024, this course will be held on the campus of:
- UC San Diego (California, USA)
- University of Michigan (Michigan, USA)