ATHENS — 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.
VetCAMP 2013 will be held July 7-13. Registration is through Feb. 6.
The seven-day 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.
Registration is $900, which 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, go to www.vet.uga.edu/GO/camp. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 706-542-8411.