Nursing Camp

Nursing Students around a mock patient

June 12 - 15, 2023                                  Application Now Closed                     

BGSU’s Bachelor of Science in nursing degree prepares students for jobs as registered nurses. The program allows nurses to enter one of many care-centered specializations and find rewarding, flexible and enjoyable work. Join us at the BGSU Nurse Camp, where you will get a glimpse into the life of a nurse. Be a nurse for the day with real-life scenarios and evaluate your nursing skills while working your way through a trauma escape room. 

Camp Activities 

  • Nursing "Day in the life"
  • Mock Skill Labs
    • Injections, Blood Draws, Suturing, Sterile Technique, Taking vitals
  • Clinical Rotation Simulation
  • CPR Certification
  • Practice Scenarios and Trauma Escape Room
  • Teaching Kitchen


  • BGSU Faculty and Students
    • Nutritional Science, Physical Therapy, Med Lab Science, Public and Allied Health, Social work and Gerontology
  • Mercy Life Flight Demonstration
  • Professional and Student Experiences panel

Who can attend?

For students who will be entering 9th through 12th grade who are excited to learn about the world of nursing. 

What is the camp format? 

The BGSU Nursing Camp is a 4-Day Non-Residential Program. Students will be provided a lunch and a snack and will depart campus by 4:45 pm daily 

What does the cost cover?  

The cost of $330 dollars (camperships possible) covers all labs and lectures for the program. 

Also included in this cost:

  • BGSU Nursing Camp T-shirt
  • CPR training course & all other program materials. 
  • Light Breakfast, Lunch and a snack will be provided daily  

Camp Covid-19 Information 

Participants will be asked to assess their condition daily and to not attend the non-residential day program if they experience any illness. The camp will adhere to any BGSU Policy in place at the time of the program such as masking, social distancing. Any student who attends the program at the start of the day but then starts to feel ill will be asked to leave the program for the remainder of that day and may not be elibile to return. 

Financial Assistance Offered

How can I apply?

Complete the online form so that we can learn more about you and your interest in discovering more about the health sciences and ample careers.

Application Dates & Deadlines  

  • Early Decision Deadline: March 1, 2023 
    • First wave applicants will be notified by March 15 of acceptance 
  • Final Deadline to apply: April 15, 2023
    • Final wave applicants will be notified by May 1, 2023
  • WAITLIST APPLICANTS will be notified by May 15, 2023

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 anytime. 
  • Deposits are non-refundable 


To reserve your seat in camp a $20.00 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 12, 2023      Payment Due: May 15, 2022
  • *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 after your acceptance and when deposit has been paid.

  • BGSU Waiver
  • BGSU Health Forms
  • 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 cancellation occurs on or before May 15, 2021

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

25% refund minus deposit if cancellation 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: 04/26/2023 02:40PM