Penn State hosts an annual summer camp for rising junior and senior high school students interested in Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences.

 Dear high school students and parents: we understand you are anxious to know if the VBSC-Summer Camp will be run.  This information is still up in the air due to latest COVID-19 restrictions.  As we know more about the summer programs, we will update this website.  We thank you for your patience.

Contact: Karen Brown
Phone: 814-865-5630

Program description

  • Learn more about the veterinary and biomedical professions through laboratory exercises, lectures, and a tour of a local veterinary practice.
  • Biomedical sciences are multidisciplinary fields providing an understanding of the scientific basis of animal and human health and diseases, infection and immunity, mechanisms of drug actions, and environmental toxicants.
  • Spend time in state-of-the-art laboratories guided by veterinary and biomedical sciences department faculty, post-doctoral fellows, and graduate students.
  • Student participants will have an opportunity to interact with veterinarians, immunologists, and toxicologists.