Are you a high school junior or senior with a passion for healthcare and a curiosity about the world of nursing? Join us at Lourdes University for an unforgettable experience that will ignite your enthusiasm for this rewarding profession. Our Nurse Camps are designed to give you a taste of the exciting world of nursing while providing hands-on learning opportunities that will set you on the path to a fulfilling career.

What to Expect:

Hands-On Experience: At Lourdes University’s Nurse Camps, you won’t just hear about nursing; you’ll live it. Get ready to roll up your sleeves and dive into the basics of nursing practice through engaging, hands-on activities.

Professional Pathways: Explore the various career pathways within the field of nursing. Our experienced instructors will guide you through the many opportunities available to nurses, helping you uncover your unique path to a fulfilling and impactful career.

Fun and Learning: We believe that learning should be enjoyable, so we’ve designed our camps to be as fun as they are educational. You’ll have a blast while gaining valuable insights into the world of nursing.

Activities Include:

  • Birthing Simulation: Experience the miracle of childbirth through our lifelike birthing simulation, where you’ll gain insight into the crucial role nurses play during this special moment in a family’s life.
  • Room of Horrors: Step into our Room of Horrors, where you’ll face 25 nursing challenges, each designed to test your critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Can you identify and address the nursing “mistakes” hidden within?
  • VR Surgeon Simulator: Explore the world of surgery through virtual reality simulations, providing you with a unique perspective on the vital role nurses play in the operating room.
  • Safe Patient Handling Activity: Learn the essential skills of patient care and safe handling, a fundamental aspect of nursing practice.

Camp Details:

  • Location: St. Joseph Hall Lab, Lourdes University
  • Open to: High school juniors and seniors
  • Dates:
    • Tuesday, November 7, 2023, 8:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. → Register now
    • Friday, April 5, 2024, 8:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. → Register now
    • Friday, June 21, 2024, 8:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. → Register now
    • Tuesday, July 16, 2023, 8:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. → Register now

Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to jumpstart your nursing journey. Our Nurse Camps at Lourdes University are designed to inspire, educate, and empower you as you embark on the path to becoming a healthcare hero. Reserve your spot today and get ready to discover your passion for nursing!


Questions? Contact:

Josh Duncan
BSN Coordinator of Enrollment and Advising
College of Nursing