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Golden Bear Summer Camp

The 2022 Golden Bear Pharmacy Camp is being offered in-person for local students and virtually for our distance students.

The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is offering two separate Pharmacy Camps this summer! For our local students, our in-person camp is scheduled for Monday, June 20, 2022 and Tuesday, June 21, 2022 from 8:45 a.m.–4:30 p.m., in the Center for Sciences and Pharmacy Building on campus.

For students located outside the local area, we are offering a two-day, half-day virtual camp via Zoom on Thursday, June 23, 2022 and June 24, 2022 from 12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.! All you need is a laptop or desktop with internet access to join us. All other supplies will be sent to you via mail.

This is an excellent opportunity for high school students to learn about careers in pharmacy, the pharmaceutical sciences and occupational therapy through hands-on learning experiences. This day camp is open to high school students who demonstrate strong academic skills and an interest in pharmacy, the pharmaceutical sciences and/or occupational therapy.

To apply for our in-person summer camp, please click here.

To apply for our virtual summer camp, please click here.

Camp highlights:
  • Learn about different career paths in pharmacy and occupational therapy
  • Get tips on how to prepare for a career in pharmacy and occupational therapy
  • Hands on activities and demonstrations
  • Camp is free for all participants
We'd like to thank our sponsors!
  • WNE Alumni Association
  • Walgreens Pipeline Initiative Development Grant
  • MassHire Hampden County Workforce Board
  • Western Mass Pharmacists Association
  • Bob Dobek

View photos from past camp sessions!


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    Many pharmacist work with people out in the community at your local retail stores. Filling prescriptions, counseling patients about their medications or answering questions from patients and other healthcare providers. They can also work on healthcare teams in outpatient clinics with specific populations of patients.

  • Hospital Pharmacy

    Pharmacist can work in a hospital compounding medications for individual patients or working with the medical team to make sure every patient gets the best treatment.

  • Pharmaceutics

    To be a pharmacist, you must also learn how to work and compound various dosage forms.

  • DNA Extraction/Purification

    As newer personalized medication becomes more popular, pharmacist must learn how to work with genetics.

  • General Education and Admissions

    Learn about the college application and how to stand out regardless of where you apply!

  • Occupational Therapy

    Interested in other healthcare professions? Come and learn what being an occupational therapist is all about!