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Applications accepted for VetCAMP 2017

Applications for VetCAMP 2017 will be accepted now through Jan. 27, according to organizers at the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine.

VetCAMP, or Veterinary Career Aptitude and Mentoring Program, is a seven-day summer program open to current high school sophomores, juniors and seniors who would like to explore veterinary medicine as a potential career path. The on-site program offers participants opportunities for observation of and participation in the various services in the UGA Veterinary Teaching Hospital, the Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center and the college’s Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories.

The students also will learn about requirements for admission to the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine, research opportunities, study abroad opportunities, the college’s curriculum as well as underserved specialties in the field of veterinary medicine.

VetCAMP 2017 will be held June 11-17. The students will be housed on the UGA campus. The $900 fee includes lodging, meals, instruction and social activities. Scholarships or financial assistance are available to students with demonstrated need.

Students who wish to be considered must complete an application packet that includes an application form, a teacher/counselor recommendation form, an essay, and an official high school transcript. Application materials may be downloaded from the VetCAMP website at

For more information, email or call Parker Moore at 706-542-9975.