Interested in: Mini-Med School 1.0: Healthcare Foundations

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York University; Science Engagement

Mini-Med School 1.0: Healthcare Foundations

  

Run by York University; Science Engagement


About this Day Camp


  • Day Camp
  • Age 11 - 15 (Coed)
  • Specialized in Science (multi) and STEM—offers 12 activities
  • 4 session dates to choose from
  • Cost starting from $290
  • Busing not available
  • Special needs support not available  

This camp is designed to build the following character traits:

  • Curiosity: Our programs use a discovery and inquiry-based learning approach with a focus on ‘learning by doing’.
  • Creativity: Our outreach model provides students with a chance to work on a variety of projects. This model helps foster problem solving, critical thinking, and an overall passion for STEM.

Each of our camps are high-energy, hands-on learning, and include a broad exposure to a variety of topics in science, engineering, technology and math (STEM). 

Camps are developed and taught by undergraduate/graduate science or engineering students, Teacher Candidates, or Ontario Certified Teachers. In-person day camp programs are from 9am to 4pm daily for four- or five-days depending on the week. Each session will allow participants to be involved in hands-on activities, participate in mentor visits, and experience lab tours.

Mini-Med School is a comprehensive science program that immerses participants in the intricacies of human health and medical science. Through hands-on experiments, interactive workshops, and expert-led tours, both camps provide invaluable insights into various facets of healthcare, from understanding the fundamentals of human anatomy to exploring advancements shaping the future of medicine. By delving into topics such as bacteria, DNA, and medical procedures, these programs foster a holistic understanding of healthcare, inspiring curiosity and nurturing the next generation of healthcare professionals. While Mini-Med 2.0 will build on some of the concepts of Mini-Med 1.0, it is not necessary to attend these camps in order.

For Mini-Med School 1.0: Healthcare Foundations, experience the thrill of being a health care professional in our immersive medical science camp! Whether your interest lies in surgery, patient care, or medical research, this camp is designed to ignite your passion and equip you with foundational knowledge. Throughout the week, we will dissect an organ, unravel the complexities of body systems, and delve into essential biological and chemical concepts. Join us for a transformative journey that prepares aspiring young minds for a future in medicine!

*PLEASE NOTE* as the Markham location is off-campus, dissections will be suspended for that session

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Science Engagement Programs offer innovative and engaging programs designed to inspire youth and discover exciting topics in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

Our programs use a discovery and inquiry-based learning approach with a focus on ‘learning by doing’. Our outreach model provides students with a chance to work in small groups on a variety of projects. This model helps foster problem solving, critical thinking, and an overall passion for STEM.

Testimonials about our in-person programs:

  • Without exaggeration, this was a life changing week for our daughter. She arrived with a curious spark about science and left with a brightly burning passion. Her instructors Vanessa and Joey inspired her like no other educators. She would leave camp totally energized. Some nights she spent 2 hours recreating her day and sharing what she had learned. Then she would spend another couple of hours researching sigma and pi bonds, chemical reactions and brainstorming ideas for next year's science fair. 

    This was the summer camp she had been wanting her whole life to be part of. It wouldn't surprise me if years from now she will look back on this week and the impact it had on her.
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  • My daughter's main focus is dance. It's all she cares about. Wasn't sure how she much she would enjoy Mini Med. She was hooked from the first day. It was refreshing to hear her talk about everything she learned and how much fun she had! 
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  • This program is a chance for my child to do and learn more. The school system limits children; it doesn’t allow them to fly. We all look for programs that give our young ones wings. 
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  • A mix of hands-on experience and lectures, this unique introduction to the medical field beats all our expectations! It is one-of-a-kind, this seems to be the only camp that really talks about medicine and sciences which is fantastic! 

    Coming home from camp, my children go on and on about what they've learned and they talk about how they can discuss science with counselors who are studying science in university. My children will continue to delve into their science interests every summer with York University's camps. 
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  • My son told me that it was easy to make friends at this camp and that he learned something new that he never did before everyday. The teachers and volunteers have a lot to do with the success of this camp. I found them so enthusiastic and keen as well as knowledgeable, approachable and caring with the kids. Thank you.
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Session Dates and Rates

Jul 15 - 19. '24
Sentinel Park, Toronto, ON
4700 Keele Street

09:00 - 16:00
Before Care: 08:00 (Paid)
After Care: 17:00 (Paid)
$340
2024-07-15340
Jul 29 - Aug 02. '24
Markham, ON
44 Main Street, Unionville

08:30 - 15:30
$440
2024-07-29440
Jul 29 - Aug 02. '24
Markham, ON
44 Main Street, Unionville

08:30 - 15:30
$440
2024-07-29440
Jul 29 - Aug 02. '24
Sentinel Park, Toronto, ON
4700 Keele Street

09:00 - 16:00
Before Care: 08:00 (Paid)
After Care: 17:00 (Paid)
$340
2024-07-29340

Activities

  Recreational         Instructional      
  Intense or Competitive

  Animals
  Architecture
  Engineering
  Health Science
  Math
  Medical Science
  Nature/Environment
  Robotics
  Safari
  STEM
  Technology
  Zoology

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