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We are happy to announce our
June 21 - 24, 2022



Pathways to Nursing Summer Nurse Camp is for high school students (currently in grades 9 to 11) who are interested in a nursing career. Not only will you experience campus life at NKU, but you will also tour and observe many of the hospital units with St. Elizabeth Healthcare.

The first two days of camp will be spent at Northern Kentucky University with activities such as:

  • Learning basic nursing skills
  • Experiencing real-life scenarios working with the electronic patients in the Simulation Center
  • Learning about the roles and responsibilities of the nurse in various settings
  • Life as an NKU student in the College of Health and Human Services
Day three and four will be spent with St. Elizabeth Healthcare and at the St. Elizabeth Education and Training Center shadowing nurses, physicians, and other healthcare providers in various areas such as:
  • Emergency room
  • Labor and Delivery
  • Surgery
  • Intensive Care
  • Simulation Center

Summer Nurse Camp is a popular program and is limited to a maximum of 30 participants.  Applications are accepted on a first come, first serve basis.

Pathways to Nursing Summer Nurse Camp is presented by Northern Kentucky University and St. Elizabeth Healthcare. The purpose of this activity is to expose high school students to the many career opportunities in the field of nursing and encourage them to pursue such a career.