Tufts University Adventures in Veterinary Medicine: Middle School Program

North Grafton, MA

Overview

Discover if veterinary medicine is right for you! Explore the wide variety of careers within veterinary medicine and discover first-hand what attending veterinary school is really like.

The Adventures in Veterinary Medicine Middle School Program is a fun and exciting way for middle school students to spend one week learning about being a veterinarian and the varied career opportunities within the profession.

  • Explore specialty fields and important topics in veterinary medicine through engaging lectures by Tufts faculty, staff, and vet students.
  • Get up close and personal with the animals on the Cummings School Farm while learning proper animal handling techniques and performing physical examinations.
  • Build your vet skills! Practice bandaging and suturing, learn how to read x-rays, give a clinical exam to a dog, and work as a team to solve a challenging medical case.
  • Visit the spay/neuter clinic, do a dissection in the anatomy lab, and more!

Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis, so visit our website and start your application today!

Cost and Session Information

2017 Program Dates

Session 1: April 17–21, 2017

Session 5: June 19–23, 2017

Session 7: July 10–14, 2017 FULL - Wait List Only

Eligibility

Students who have entered 7th or 8th grade as of September 2015 are eligible for all middle school sessions. Middle school applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tuition

The tuition of $780 includes lunches, program materials, and activity and laboratory fees.

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