COHS Summer Camp

2024 COHS Summer Camp 

The College of Health Sciences at Sam Houston State University (SHSU) is pleased to offer it's Health Sciences Summer Camp, a 3-day educational camp for junior and senior high school students interested in health sciences and related fields. Participants will enjoy hands-on and engaging learning experiences, interact with professionals from a variety of disciplines, and spend time with SHSU students. The camp is designed to expose students to a diverse set of professions throughout the health sciences and related fields.

The camp will be offered July 16-18, 2024. Faculty across the four academic units in the SHSU College of Health Sciences (Human Sciences, Kinesiology, Nursing, and Public Health) will lead the academic components of the 3-day summer camp. Students will also tour the campus and experience “college life” through staying in the residence halls, eating on campus, and enjoying some of the social and recreational activities available on campus. During the camp, students will also travel by charter bus to The Woodlands Center campus, which is home to the SHSU School of Nursing.

There will be a $150 fee for the SHSU Health Sciences Summer Camp. Once selected, campers will receive a link to pay camp fees online.

Approximately 30-40 students will be accepted to the 2024 Health Sciences Summer Camp and it is a competitive process.

Applications are due by May 1, 2024.

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  • Junior or Senior high school student (for the 2024-2025 school year)
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Completion of the Health Sciences Summer Camp application
  • Submission of a 300-word (maximum) statement on why you are interested in participating in the SHSU Health Sciences Summer Camp

Applicants will be notified of decisions via email by May 20, 2024. The application will close once all spots are filled. The welcome letter and registration forms will be emailed after acceptance into the summer camp. Included in the registration packet will be the Camper’s Handbook, a Medical Form, Transportation Form, and Photo Permission Form.  

 For any questions, please contact Heather Adams at 936-294-2307,