Be a Health Science Explorer

Grow into a health science career with UNK. Explore opportunities from 7th grade through college graduation and get on a track to success. Students with an interest in health science careers can participate in this pipeline program through on-campus field trips (7th-8th grade), summer day camps, special campus visits, week-long camps (high school) and eventually college-level collaboration (undergraduate and professional school).

Follow the Pipeline to Success

Middle School

(7th - 8th Grade

High School

(Entering Grades 9-12)

Undergraduate Opportunities

Health Science Professional Students

Health Science Explorers Summer Day Camps

Our Summer Day Camps provide an exciting day of learning about health sciences and careers in healthcare for students entering grades 9-12.

  • You will learn about topics and issues relating to healthcare, wellness, anatomy, mental and behavioral health, physiology and other health-related topics.
  • Experience hands-on activities, engage in simulations and case studies, and participate in interactive sessions all designed to increase your awareness of healthcare professions.
  • Opportunity to hear from healthcare professionals in a variety of fields and learn more about Health Sciences at UNK.

Registration is now open. Click the dates below to register for the corresponding camp:

June 18 or July 8 at UNK's main campus in Kearney
June 24 or July 13 at UNK's College Park location in Grand Island