Pharmacy Summer Camp
Learn more about the pharmacy profession and get a taste of what pharmacy school is like at the KU School of Pharmacy Summer Camp.
We offer four two-day camps for high school students entering their junior or senior year or college students beginning their freshman year in the fall.
You will work with current pharmacy students in the lab, hear from faculty and administrators in the classroom, and learn more about the wide variety of pharmacy career paths.
Academic advising – Discuss academic requirements with school of pharmacy deans and learn how to best prepare for your pharmacy education.
Career discovery - Explore the ever-increasing career opportunities for pharmacists.
Site visits – Travel to local community and hospital pharmacies, talk with pharmacy professionals, and see first-hand how they operate.
Classroom – Watch lab demonstrations and hear presentations from pharmacy professors, students, and deans.
Laboratory – Work with current pharmacy students and learn more about patient counseling, diabetes education, compounding, and much more.
Notification and Liability Waiver
Students will receive enrollment confirmation package within 10 days of application. Enrollment packages will include:
- camp schedule
- camp rules
- attire requirements
- residence hall information and rules
- check-in instructions
- medical/health information form
- medical/personal liability waiver
All participants must have proof of health insurance coverage. Students will learn more about this during the application process.
Transportation and Personal Vehicles
Students are responsible for their own transportation to and from the KU campus and for any related parking fees.
Students may drive their personal vehicles to camp, but those who do will be required to turn in their keys to the camp director up on arrival. No one is permitted to leave campus without expressed permission from their guardian and camp supervisors.
Student attendance is mandatory for all camp activities. Exceptions must be approved in writing prior to the start of the camp.
Camp Photo Gallery
Joe E. Heidrick
Assistant Dean of Experiential Education