What Do You Want to be When You Grow Up?

Explore Programs Give Students a Look into the Future
Posted on 02/20/2017
Explore

So, what do you want to be when you grow up? This is a question some adults can’t even answer. Explore Programs offered by the Boy Scouts Mid- America Council, are open to everyone. Take a journey into healthcare, journalism, music and more. Spots are limited, and some programs may fill quicker than others.

VETERINARY MEDICINE PROGRAM (THIS PROGRAM MEETS ON THURSDAY EVENINGS)

Start Date: Thursday, March 23rd from 6:00-7:30pm

Location: Durham Scout Center, 12401 West Maple Rd, Omaha, NE 68164 (this program will move around to various locations)

Cost: $40

A collaboration between Dr. Van Horn, Dr. Carlson, Wildlife Encounters, Does & Divas Dairy Farm and Midlands Pet Therapy would like to invite you to participate in our Veterinary Exploring Program this spring. Program sessions will be lecture and discussion including exclusive insight into the different paths veterinary medicine can take you. This program will meet once a week starting on March 23, 2017 and ending on April 27, 2017. A full schedule will be handed out at the first meeting and emailed to all registrants.

 

Students can register here: https://scoutingevent.com/326-VetSciencePost17

 

CREIGHTON PHARMACY PROGRAM (THIS EVENT IS A 1-DAY PROGRAM)

Start Date: Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 from 9:00am-4:00pm (lunch included)

Location: Creighton University Campus (directions sent out before event)

Cost: $30

If you are interested in pursuing a career in pharmacy, please join us for our Pharmacy Exploring Program at Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Health Professions. We are excited to offer you the opportunity to explore three separate pharmacy settings including community, ambulatory care, and hospital. The purpose of this program is to introduce high school students to pharmacy as a possible career option through guest speakers, discussions with professional students, and various hands-on learning experiences. Some of the activities that will be covered include compounding medications such as creams and suspensions, assessing blood pressures, counseling on over-the-counter medications, and observing the mixture of intravenous medications. At the end of our session, you will use the skills you have learned to compete against fellow Explorers for the title of Best Pharmacy Explorer. You must be able to commit to the entire 7-hour session in order to enroll for our Pharmacy Exploring Program. Upon completion of our Pharmacy Exploring Program, you will understand the importance of teamwork in the healthcare setting, improve your leadership skills, and develop relationships with other like-minded high school students. Additionally, we encourage you to include our Pharmacy Exploring Program on your resume as you will receive a formal certificate of completion.

 

Students can register here: https://scoutingevent.com/326-CreightonPharmacy

 

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