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Future Nurses Club Summer Camp

Imagine experiencing summer camp for the first time. For many of the students attending the Future Nurses Club Summer Camp, this is their first time on a college campus and their only chance to attend a summer camp. 

The Future Nurses Club Summer Camp serves to ignite the possibility of a career in nursing for educationally and economically vulnerable high school students. This one-week residential camp is held each summer on Michigan State University’s campus. High school students live in a residential hall with mentors and participate in activities such as AHA Heartsaver First Aid training (completing certification).

During the week, students:

  • Interact with nursing faculty, students, and mannequins in the Janice and Alton Granger simulation lab
  • Learn about the MSU campus and the College of Nursing programs
  • Tour local hospitals

And, finally, these students become a community as they develop learning and life skills while making new friends.

Give to the College of Nursing and Help Send Students to the Future Nurses Club Summer Camp

Preparing for a career in nursing requires a strong commitment to academic studies in high school and college, and this program helps prepare students.

The Future Nurses Club Summer Camp is part of the ACCESS Program at Michigan State. The ACCESS Program provides financial and educational support to help motivated students prepare academically to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and pass the licensing exam to become a registered nurse. An applicant admitted to MSU as a pre-nursing student who qualifies for the ACCESS Program is eligible for the following resources and support:

  • Participation in a summer “transition to college” program
  • Biweekly networking and academic support enrichment sessions
  • Tutoring for prerequisite and nursing courses
  • Eligibility for stipends
  • Assessment and preparation for the NCLEX-RN exam

Make a Gift by Mail:

University Advancement
Spartan Way
535 Chestnut Road, Room 300
East Lansing, MI 48824

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The CARES Act allows taxpayers to take a charitable deduction of up to $300 for those who take the standard deduction. As always, please consult your tax advisor/attorney for advice on your specific situation.