Veterinarian Camps

Junior Vet Camp - For students completing 2nd - 5th grades

The Oxbow Junior Veterinarian Camp was created especially for children who have a passion for animals and veterinary medicine. The 4-day camp includes many hands-on activities involving live animals, games and unique crafts. Campers learn about veterinary tools, x-rays, the skeletal system, the muscular system, and important issues like animal over-population. In addition, they also get to practice activities real veterinarians perform like record-keeping, animal health exams, and surgery.

2015 Junior Vet Camp Dates and Locations

June 1-4Elmwood-Murdock Elementary School, Elmwood, NE
June 15-18Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE
June 22-25Creighton University, Omaha, NE
July 6-9Creighton University, Omaha, NE
July 13-16Metro Community College, Elkhorn, NE
July 20-23Metro Community College, Elkhorn, NE THIS SESSION IS FULL
July 27-30Lincoln Children's Zoo, Lincoln, NE THIS SESSION IS FULL

2015 Junior Vet Camp Registration Form

Frequently Asked Questions - Junior Vet Camp

Intermediate Vet Camp - For students completing 6th - 8th grades

This year’s Intermediate Vet Camp will focus on the form and function of the skeletal system, joints, and muscles.  Intermediate Campers will learn extensively about large animals (including cows, goats, and elephants) as well as small animals (including dogs, cats, and rabbits).  They will perform a mock surgery, with activities including: prepping for surgery, suturing, proper surgery room protocol and dressing for surgery (including items such as scrubs, gloves, head covers, shoe covers, and masks).  Professionals from various animal-related careers (such as animal medicine, research and development, the pet food industry, veterinarians and vet techs) will present, lead activities, and answer questions. 

2015 Intermediate Vet Camp Dates and Locations

June 8-12University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
June 15-19Iowa Western Community College - Council Bluffs, IA

2015 Intermediate Vet Camp Registration Form 

Frequently Asked Questions - Intermediate Vet Camp

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