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Nurse Camp

UNLV Nurse Camp seeks to foster and encourage high school students interested in a nursing career. Students will be exposed to academic, clinical, and community activities in order to develop realistic expectations about nursing school and working as a registered nurse.

Camp Testimonials

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Nurse Campers (since 2019)
59
High Schools Represented (since 2019)
5
States Represented: Nevada, California, Pennsylvania, Washington, and Minnesota (since 2019)
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Nurse Camp 2023

Session 1:
July 10th - July 14th, 2023
Session 2:
July 17th - July 21st, 2023
Session 3:
July 24th - July 28th, 2023

  • Registration Opens January 1st, 2023

Cost

$550 (Dependents of full-time students and UNLV employees get a $50 discount.)

Includes all activities and lunches.

  • CPR and First Aid training
  • Stop the Bleed training
  • Meet Community Nurses and Take VIP Tour of University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
  • Nursing skills training at our world class simulation center
  • Roundtable Q&A with nurses
  • Interaction with current nursing students
  • Recognition ceremony

Contact Us

Emailnursecamp@unlv.edu

Campers and parents may also use this email to request any camp-related forms.

We would like to recognize our amazing sponsors for providing essential resources to make Nurse Camp a better experience for our students.

  • University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
  • Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada
  • Roseann Colosimo, UNLV School of Nursing Professor

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