Allied Health Career Exploration at BGSU Firelands


June 10-12, 2024                              Apply Now                   

Welcome to the exciting world of healthcare at our Imaging & Respiratory Care – Career Exploration Camp! This immersive experience is tailor-made for students in grades 9 through 12 who are eager to delve into the dynamic fields of Respiratory Care Technology, Radiological Technology, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, and Anatomy & Physiology. Get ready for three days filled with hands-on activities, engaging learning experiences, and the chance to explore the cutting-edge technologies that drive modern healthcare.

Camp Details

Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to explore the diverse and rewarding fields within healthcare. Join us for an unforgettable 3-day journey into the heart of healthcare innovation and discovery!

  • NON-Residential Day Camp 
  • Camp Dates:  June 10 - 12, 2024 
  • Camp Times: 9 AM - 4 PM (arrive by 8:45*) 
  • Meals Provided: Daily Lunch and Snack
  • Camp Cost: $295 


  • Respiratory Care:
    • Explore the critical role of respiratory care in healthcare. Participants will have hands-on sessions with respiratory therapy equipment, learn about lung function, and understand the art and science of helping patients breathe easier. Engage in simulations that mimic real-world scenarios, gaining valuable insights into this vital aspect of patient care.
  • Radiological Technology:
    • Step into the world of medical imaging with our Radiological Technology sessions. Campers will discover the principles of X-rays, CT scans, and other imaging modalities. They'll have the opportunity to operate simulated radiographic equipment, decode medical images, and understand how radiological technology plays a pivotal role in diagnosis and treatment.
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography:
    • Uncover the wonders of Diagnostic Medical Sonography, exploring the use of ultrasound to visualize internal structures in the human body. Campers will get hands-on experience with ultrasound machines, learning to interpret images and gaining insights into the diagnostic techniques that are crucial in modern healthcare.
  • Anatomy & Physiology:
    • Delve into the foundation of healthcare with an in-depth study of Anatomy & Physiology. Campers will explore the intricacies of the human body through interactive models, dissections, and engaging discussions led by experienced educators. Gain a comprehensive understanding of how the body's systems work together to maintain health.

Why Attend?

  • Hands-On Learning: Campers will engage in practical, hands-on activities that simulate real-world scenarios, providing a taste of the daily responsibilities of healthcare professionals.
  • Expert Guidance: Learn from experienced professionals and educators who are passionate about sharing their knowledge and inspiring the next generation of healthcare professionals.
  • Career Insights: Gain valuable insights into potential career paths in healthcare, helping participants make informed decisions about their future education and career choices.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with like-minded peers who share an interest in healthcare, fostering a supportive community of aspiring healthcare professionals.


  • Students entering 9th - 12th grade in fall of 2024 who are interested in learning more about careers in the health fields.

Camp Cost   

  • The $295 cost of camp covers all program materials, lunch & snacks throughout the week as well as instruction and lab fees. 
  • Financial assistance is available in the form of campership applications and through partnered grants. 
    • Financial Assistance Information
  • Additionally families may find support through the Ohio Afterschool Child Enrichment Educational Savings Program.

Application Requirements 

  • Completing the application form & answers to questions 

Application Dates & Deadlines  

  • Early Decision Deadline: March 1, 2024 
    • First wave applicants will be notified by March 22 of acceptance 
  • Final Deadline to apply: Registration Deadline Extended May 24th     

Application Cancellation Policy

  • All programs, or camps within a program, may be subject to minimum enrollment and may be canceled if enrollment minimum is not met. In the event of a cancelled program all fees and registration costs will be refunded.
  • Campers may withdraw their application at anytime by sending an e-mail to


To reserve your seat in camp a $25.00 non-refundable deposit is due within 10 days of receiving your camp acceptance. Participants who do not pay the deposit by the tenth day are removed and placed on the waitlist.  A deposit made after the 10th day does not guarantee a seat and must be approved.


  • Camp Week  June 10  Payment Due   May 31, 2024
  • *Please contact the office to request a payment plan if needed.


Forms will be collected via CampDocs. Information with a link to the site will be sent with your acceptance.

  • BGSU Waiver
  • BGSU Media Release
  • Camp Rules & Policies 


If a registration is canceled, the individual or organization making the original CAMP payment will receive:

Full refund minus deposit if cancelation occurs on or before May 31, 2024. 

75% refund minus deposit if cancelation occurs  21 days or more to the start of camp.

50% refund minus depost if cancelation occurs between 14 days and 21 days to the start of camp.

No refund for a "No Show" or for a cancellation request received less than 2 weeks prior to the start date of the program. Students dismissed for disciplinary reasons are not eligible for any refund.

Updated: 05/08/2024 02:18PM