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Applications for Oswego Hospitals MASH camp due July 15th

Community news | Tuesday, March 27, 2018
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Contact: Marion Ciciarelli

Area students can learn more this summer about healthcare careers by taking part in many hands-on activities at Oswego Hospital’s MASH Camp

This year’s MASH Camp (Medical Academy of Science and Health) is open to students entering the eighth or ninth grades in the fall of 2018. It will be held at Oswego Hospital on August 1st and 2nd from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days.

During the camp, students will have the opportunity to take part in hands-on activities, including learning how to suture, which is taught by the hospital surgery center staff. There will also be tours of many departments, providing the students with a behind-the-scenes look at the hospital and the variety of jobs that are offered in a healthcare setting.

The deadline to apply for MASH Camp is July 15th.

All campers will receive hospital scrubs to wear each day at camp, breakfast and lunch, a tee shirt, and educational materials. The camp is coordinated by the Central New York Area Health Education Center. Helping to support the MASH Camp is the Oswego Hospital Auxiliary and Menter Ambulance Service.

Space is limited to 20 students at M.A.S.H. Camp and application will be determined by a selection process. To access the online application, visit CNYAHEC at

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—March 26, 2018—photo caption

Applications For Oswego Health’s MASH Camp Due July 15th

Oswego Health has announced its poplar MASH camp will be held August 1st and 2nd. The goal of the two-day camp is to introduce healthcare careers to students entering the eighth and ninth grades. The application deadline for this year’s camp is July 15th. Pictured are students from last year as they learn to suture.