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Online Health Science Summer Camp hosted by Mentoring in Medicine


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Online Science Pathfinders Summer Camp for Middle School and High School Students

Powered by Mentoring in Medicine and in partnership with Fordham University Science Technology and Entry Program (STEP)

From the comfort of your home, you can join the Science Pathfinder’s Summer Camp at no-cost. Register to receive an email with the link for a website to view the “live” video broadcast that starts on Thursday, June 30th at 9:30am and continues until 4pm. There will be a 1-hour lunch break and the video recording will be available for future playback. The course continues for two more days on Friday, July 1st and Tuesday, July 5th.

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Content: Human Anatomy and Physiology with a focus on the pulmonary system.

  • Overview of the pulmonary system
  • Diseases that relate to pulmonary health
  • Overview of careers in health and science
  • Teach hands­ only CPR
  • Examination of a fetal pig
  • Complete a project


– Thursday, June 30th

– Friday, July 1st

– Tuesday, July 5th


9:30am – 4:30pm

Cost: $Free$



Science and Technology Entry Program for Students in Grades 7 to 12. Fordham STEP is an academic enrichment program for underrepresented minority and economically disadvantaged students in junior high and high school. As a STEP scholar, you’ll receive preparation for college and careers in STEM-related fields (science, technology, engineering, and math) and other licensed professions, like medicine and law.

ABOUT Mentoring in Medicine

Mentoring in Medicine ( is a national nonprofit organization based in New York City. Mentoring in Medicine is dedicated to academic enrichment, leadership development, community service and mentoring urban students interested in pursuing a healthcare profession.  The organization offers students hands-on experience in a variety of healthcare occupations through their educational and mentoring programs. In the seven years since its conception, Mentoring in Medicine has developed programs that have reached almost 50,000 students, parents, and professionals. Nearly 800 health care professionals: doctors, dentists, podiatrists, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, researchers, and health administrators, have worked together to assist youth to strategically prepare an educational plan so they can obtain their goal of becoming a health professional, in addition to encouraging healthy living.


About vingn

The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) was established in 2010 as a public corporation; it is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority. viNGN was funded primarily from an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grant made by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) as part of a federal program to improve the broadband capacity in the United States, its territories, and the District of Columbia. The program is called the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP). For more information regarding viNGN, call (340) 715-8581, or visit


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