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CampMed offers online camp for future medical students

CampMed is designed for high school students in rural, remote, Indigenous, and Francophone communities across northern Ontario
The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) File photo.

NOSM University is inspiring the next generation to consider a career in health care. The university’s renowned CampMed—a health sciences summer camp—is expanding to accommodate demand and offers both in-person and virtual sessions.
Hosted annually, CampMed is designed for high school students in rural, remote, Indigenous, and Francophone communities across northern Ontario. Recognizing the need to empower northern youth to choose a career in health care, CampMed helps them understand what it takes to get there.
Increasingly, northerners want to receive care from physicians and interprofessional teams who come from their communities and understand the complex factors that may be affecting their health. NOSM University admits medical students who are more likely to stay in the north to practice.
By participating in hands-on activities, interacting with health professionals, exploring a variety of health-care careers and finding a student mentor, Campers will be inspired to become a student at NOSM University. In-person camp activities include: casting, suturing, crime scene investigation, clinical skills rotations, Francophone and Indigenous health and culture, and, much more.

 In-person CampMed  Virtual CampMed
 Grade 10 or Grade 11 as of June 2022
 July 11-13, 2022
 NOSM University Building
 July 18-20, 2022
 NOSM University Building
 Thunder Bay
 Grade 9, 10, 11, or 12 as of June 2022
 July 13-22, 2022

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Registration Information

Additional spots will be awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. Accepted in-person applicants will receive an email from NOSM University shortly after registering and will be required to submit a non-refundable registration fee of $300 for in-person activities. The registration fee for virtual CampMed is $75. If you choose to register for both in-person and virtual CampMed activities, the registration fee of $75 that you are required to pay upon registering for Virtual CampMed will be deducted from the in-person registration fee of $300.

Interested students are encouraged to visit

For more information, please contact Lindsay Lemieux, CampMed Coordinator, toll-free at 1-800-461-8777 ext. 7025 or by email to