Wilkes University’s Nesbitt School of Pharmacy will provide high school juniors and seniors with a prescription for a successful career during the Discover Pharmacy Day Camp this summer. The two-day camp begins Aug. 13 at 8:30 a.m. and concludes Aug.14 at 5 p.m. Overnight accommodations are not available. The fee is $50 per student. Deadline to apply is Aug. 1.
Discover Pharmacy gives high school students an opportunity to talk with current pharmacy students, faculty, deans and working pharmacists while combining hands-on activities to introduce them to pharmacy’s dynamic blend of science and patient care.
Attendees will receive a behind-the-scenes look at pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences through lab activities, including:
- Extracting DNA from strawberries
- Training to use life-saving naloxone
- Creating aromatherapy-infused lip balm
- Using stress management techniques
- Making bath bombs
- Using technology to manage diabetes
- Getting out of a pharmacy escape room
- Tips and tricks for surviving college and the pharmacy application process
Students will also learn how to prepare for and apply to the Nesbitt School of Pharmacy, get a glimpse at life as a student pharmacist at Wilkes and hear about the variety of rewarding career paths available to pharmacists.
To register for the two-day event, visit https://www.wilkes.edu/admissions/visit/discover-pharmacy-camp.aspx After completing all forms sent via confirmation email, return them with a $50 check or money order (payable to Wilkes University) to: Bernadette Frail
Nesbitt School of Pharmacy, SLC 115, Wilkes University 84 West South St., Wilkes-Barre, Pa., 18766.
For more information contact Bernadette Frail at email@example.com or 570-408-4280.