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Nursing Camp: The Evolving Role of the Nurse in Today's Healthcare Delivery

Thinking about a career in nursing? 

Summer camp sessions for 2019 are now full. To receive information about next year’s camp when it becomes available, email

George Mason University's School of Nursing will be conducting a nursing camp for high school students. The camp will provide small group projects, and hands on simulation to introduce core concepts of nursing in health and healthcare delivery. Come and learn about the variety of careers and roles that nurses play in the health care field.


Topics may include:

  • Basic nursing skills
  • Forensic nursing
  • The Nurse as a researcher
  • Infection control
  • Simulation lab
  • Role of the nurse in community settings
  • Health informatics
  • Burns and wounds
  • Nursing globally

Cost: $400.  Does not include meals, which can be purchased on campus. This fee includes supplies used in the nursing labs during camp.

This is a non-resident day camp.

Session 1: July 8-12, 2019
Session 2: July 29 to August 2, 2019
Time:  8:30 am–3:00 pm; Friday the camp will finish at 4 p.m. We invite the parents to tour the facilities and listen to the student presentations.