VetCamp (High School)

Interactive program for students in grades 9-12 who are interested in veterinary medicine. Developed and taught by students at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine and sponsored by the Minnesota Veterinary Medical Foundation, this three-hour live program educates students in grades 9-12 through interactive hands-on learning activities and games. Participants will take part in a "Choose Your Own Adventure" style of case study where they will have to work to save a fictional patient who has arrived at the veterinary clinic. In this activity, they will act as the veterinarian and use models to practice real clinical skills. Participants will also learn about public health and disease control, pet obesity and body condition scoring, foods and common household products that are toxic to pets, some popular veterinary careers, what it takes to get into veterinary school, and much more! 

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VetCamp takes place at various venues throughout the year, including summer day camp activities at the College of Veterinary Medicine. We also work in partnership with several organizations to take part in other career exploration programs.

Upcoming Events: 

2016 Summer Events will be posted later this Spring. Please sign up for our mailing list to be notified when new dates are added.


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Please email Amanda Anderson at

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