Junior Vet Camp - For students completing 2nd - 5th grades
The Oxbow Junior Veterinarian Camp is designed especially for children who have a passion for animals and veterinary medicine. The 4-day camp includes many hands-on activities, games and unique crafts. Campers also get to meet a live animal each day! Campers learn about veterinary tools, x-rays, body systems and functions, and important issues like animal over-population. In addition, they also get to practice activities like real veterinarians perform, including record-keeping and animal health exams. At the end of camp, they perform a mock surgery, using all that they’ve learned. Campers get a camp t-shirt as well as their very own set of scrubs and a stethoscope to take home.
2022 Junior Vet Camp Dates & Locations
Elmwood Murdock Elementary (400 West F St, Elmwood, NE)
|Bellevue University (1000 Galvin Road South, Bellevue, NE)||June 13-16|
|Westside Community Center (3534 S 108th Street, Omaha NE)||June 20-23|
|Westside Community Center (3534 S 108th Street, Omaha NE)||June 27-30|
Elliott Elementary (225 S 25th St Lincoln, NE)
|Standing Bear Elementary (15860 Taylor St, Omaha, NE)||July 25-28|
|Standing Bear Elementary (15860 Taylor St, Omaha, NE)||August 1-4|
Intermediate Vet Camp - For students completing 6th - 8th grades
The Oxbow Intermediate Vet Camp focuses on various aspects of veterinary and animal science, including animal anatomy, physiology, nutrition and behavior. During this 5-day camp, campers learn extensively about large animals and livestock as well as companion animals and pets. They perform a mock surgery, with activities including: prepping for surgery, suturing, proper surgery room protocol and dressing for surgery. 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. Intermediate campers also go on a field trip to learn about animal and veterinary-related professions.
2022 Intermediate Camp Dates & Locations
UNL – East Campus (Lincoln, NE)
|June 27-July 1|
|IWCC (2700 College Rd, Council Bluffs, IA)||July 11-15|
Senior Vet Camp - For high school age students
Senior Vet Camp registration is now open!
This short-course program will give high school-aged students an opportunity to immerse themselves in the field of veterinary medicine and participate in hands-on activities commonly conducted in a clinic setting. The small class size coupled with instructors formally trained in animal and vet science will result in a unique, one-of-a-kind experience for youth looking to seriously explore veterinary medicine as a career path.
There are no upcoming Senior Vet camps currently scheduled.
To learn more about Oxbow Vet Camps, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.