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UGA Veterinary Camp Registration Underway

 

By: Athens Banner-Herald
12/19/2012 9:45:58 AM

 

The University of Georgia is offering high school students the opportunity to explore the field of veterinary medicine before they start college classes through its VetCAMP program.

Run by the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine, VetCAMP 2013 will be held July 7-13. Registration is underway and continues until Feb. 6.

The seven-day Veterinary Career Aptitude and Mentoring Program gives current high school sophomores, juniors and seniors the opportunity to experience veterinary medicine through the clinical and research services offered by the UGA Veterinary Teaching Hospital, the Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center and the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories.

Attendees will learn about requirements for admission into the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine, research programs, study abroad opportunities, the college's veterinary curriculum and underserved specialties in the field of veterinary medicine.

Registration is $900. The fee includes lodging on the UGA campus, meals, instruction and social activities. Financial assistance is available to students with demonstrated need. Students must complete a registration form, a teacher/counselor recommendation form and an essay.

To download a registration packet, see www.vet.uga.edu/GO/camp. For more information, contact Lakecia Pettway at lpettway@uga.edu or (706) 542-8411.

 

For more information:  http://onlineathens.com/uga/2012-12-18/uga-veterinarian-camp-registration-starts-today