Summer Camps

Health Sciences Academy

The Health Sciences Academy is an intensive 5-week health pathway experience. Interactive learning and career exploration are integrated through four learning modules: Bioethics, Physiology, Risk Factors, and Math. Students present research projects to medical and community stakeholders at the closing ceremony in mid-July. Students will be paid at the end for their participation!

For 2024, the camp is from June 17th-July 19th. The camp is held on Mondays through Thursdays from 9am-3pm and Fridays from 9am-4pm.



30 high school students from Kansas City Kansas Public Schools are chosen to participate in the summer camps.

Instructors and Staff

Classroom instruction and discussion is facilitated by medical students, high school teachers, health professionals, and college interns. 


Camps are held at the University of Kansas Medical Center and Kansas City Kansas Community College. Depending on summer, students travel to various locations throughout Greater Kansas City to gain valuable hands-on experiences. Transportation is provided for students.


Multicultural Night

Students get to show the importance of multiculturalism through music, dancing, fashion, and much more at multicultural night. 


With the help of a professional poet, students create and perform their own poetry. 


Students get to create a painting using a picture of themselves with the help of a professional artist.