Boiler Vet Camp

Boiler Vet Camp Canceled for 2020

The 2020 Boiler Vet Camps have been canceled out of our concern for our campers in light of COVID-19.  We know this is disappointing, but Boiler Vet Camps will return in the summer of 2021.  For those who were to attend in 2020, we are working on plans to potentially accommodate hosting you in 2021. More details about this will follow later this summer.

The 2021 Boiler Vet Camp application will open after September 1st, so we encourage you to apply beginning in September.

Boiler Up!

The Boiler Vet Camp Team

Program Overview

The only camp of its kind in Indiana, Boiler Vet Camp gives want-to-be veterinarians or veterinary nurses the chance to live out their dreams. This camp is designed for students who are interested in becoming veterinary healthcare professionals and provides a preview into the real and vast fields of veterinary medicine. Students who attended a previous camp cannot repeat the same camp.

Through presentations, demonstrations, laboratories, visits and in-depth, hands-on activities, students will discover what modern veterinary medicine is all about. Students will gain personal experience of what it is like to attend vet school and what it takes to become a veterinarian or veterinary nurse through this seven day on-campus experience at one of the premier veterinary schools in the country. Students entering 8th and 9th grades are eligible to attend Jr. Camp and students entering the 10th, 11th, or 12th grades are eligible to attend the Sr. Camp. The minimum age required to attend Vet Camp is 12 years of age.

The application is now closed and will reopen in September 2020. Please check back then!

Senior Vet Camp Schedule

The seven-day Senior Camp cost is $1500, and it is open to students entering 10th, 11th, and 12th grades in fall 2021 - Camp is scheduled for June 20 - 26, 2021. Learn more.

Junior Vet Camp Schedule

The seven-day Junior Camp cost is $950, and it is open to students entering 8th and 9th grades in fall 2021 - Camp is currently scheduled for June 13- 19, 2021. Learn more.

Many partnering organizations have joined with the College of Veterinary Medicine to provide financial assistance for both camps. PARTIAL scholarships are available. Camp fees are all-inclusive for the hands-on in-residence camps.

Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, 625 Harrison Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907, (765) 494-7607

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