A Day in the Life of a Healthcare Hero

Dates: June 26-30, 2023
Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Monday-Friday
Ages: 14-18
Cost: $495

If you’ve always wanted to become a healthcare hero, this weeklong summer camp is the perfect way to explore the many exciting healthcare career options available to you. Through hands-on demonstrations in Gwynedd Mercy University’s high-tech simulation and skills labs and other activities, you will explore careers in nursing, respiratory care, speech-language pathology, radiation therapy, and occupational therapy.
Led by GMercyU’s nursing and health professions faculty, this camp will help you see what it’s like to be a compassionate healthcare hero in some of today’s fastest-growing and most valued healthcare fields. 
Lunch is included.
BONUS: Participants also will earn their CPR Certification!

Frequently Asked Questions

GMercyU's Academic Summer Programs run from Monday, June 26 through Friday, June 30. Each program will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 3 p.m.

Boxed lunches will be served in the University dining hall, from approximately 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. each day. The following camps will be served a boxed lunch: Future Teachers, True Crime, Healthcare Hero, Get Psyched, and Love of Sports (Love of Sports lunches may be served while at off-site facility).

The boxed lunches will include Griffin chips (best homemade chips around!), whole fruit, cookies or brownies, and assorted sodas or waters. Sandwich choices are: ham, turkey, roast beef, chicken salad, tuna salad, or grilled veggies and can be served on either ciabatta, mini kaiser, or a wrap. Additions include cheese, lettuce, and tomatoes. 

You have the options to choose your prefences when you register.

If we are notified by April 15, 2023 that you are unable to attend the camp, you will receive a 100% refund. After April 15, no refunds are available.  Please email us at summercamps@gmercyu.edu to notify us if you will no longer be able to attend your selected camp.  Please allow up to two weeks for refund processing.  

You will find a registration button on the designated summer camp page. Click the button and follow the prompts to submit your payment via credit card.

You will enter health information when you register for the event. You will not be able to register until the health information is completed.

You will receive a confirmation email with your order details. Please keep a look out for a follow-up email with additional information, including the Parental Waiver and Release form.  This form can be completed and submitted electronically. Please know we will need to have this form completed for your camper to attend.  

Later this spring, you will receive information from our faculty program leaders with more details to the camper's email you provided at registration.

You can contact summercamps@gmercyu.edu with any questions you have and we'll be happy to answer!