Veterinary Science Camp


Pre-Camp Virtual Asynchronous Animal Science Modules: July 6-8, 2022 

Virtual Academy Program Dates: July 11 - 15, 2022

Application Opens December 1st 
Early Consideration Deadline: March 1st 

Do you have a passion for taking care of animals? Have you thought about becoming a veterinarian, technician, or zoo keeper? The BGSU Veterinary Science Camp is here to help students discover what it takes to work in fields related to animal science, medicine, and more. This five-day virtual program will allow students to explore research laboratories, virtually visit farms, zoos and gain insight from professionals in the field.


  • Dive in to a brand new Pre-Camp Animal Science Curriculum & Module Series - Offered before camp July 6 - 8 
  • Explore how BGSU can prepare you for pursuing your passions 
  • Hear what it is like to be a BGSU Student from the BGSU Pre-Vet Student Organization 
  • Learn about special interest fields within veterinary medicine from working professionals
  • Discover what it takes to get in to Veterinary School from Admissions Counselors 
  • Connect with Veterinarians at the Ohio Department of Agriculture & United States Department of Agriculture to learn how they work to keep the food supply safe
  • Go behind the scenes with local veterinarians to discover what a day in the life of a veterinarian is like. 

Labs & Activities 

  • Perform simulation diagnostic tests 
  • Complete veterinary case studies
  • Lab Animal Handling Lab 
  • Sterile Technique & Handwashing Lab 
  • Heart Dissection Lab with a BGSU Professor
  • and more!  

Who can attend?

For students who will be entering 9th,  10th, 11th, & 12th grade & who are excited to learn more about careers in veterinary & animal science. As well as learn how BGSU can help prepare you for your career interests.  

What does the cost cover?  

The cost of $195 dollars (camperships possible) covers the webinars, lectures, guest speakers and support for the full week, admission to our virtual tours, lab materials and activities. 

Camp Kit & Workbook Materials 

The Camp Kit will come with all materials needed for the week long exploration program, including a program workbook that includes many of the resources, worksheets, and notes from all of the guest speakers

A Glimpse of some of the items & activities include: 

  • BGSU® Veterinary Med T-Shirt 
  • Veterinary Med Spiral Bound Workbook. 
  • Materials to assemble Pet First Aid Kit 
  • Dissection Kit 
  • simulation materials for lab animal handling exercise 
  • and more!  

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  

  • Application Opens December 1st 
  • Early Consideration Deadline: March 1st 
  • General Deadline: April 15th

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 $25 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: July 11, 2022       Payment Due: May 30, 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 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 30, 2022
  • 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: 04/27/2022 01:29PM