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Bob Jones University

Health Sciences

Health Sciences camp is full, but join the waitlist and get notified if a spot opens up.

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Some of the places you will visit:

  • A rehab facility where patients regain the skills to live active lives.
  • A diagnostic lab where you will get to use real medical equipment to view the cardiovascular system.
  • A government disaster preparedness agency.
  • A public water treatment facility where safe drinking water is top priority.
  • A genetics lab where cutting-edge technology is changing the methods of medical treatment.

Activities

Sample Schedule

8:30 a.m. Nutrition Experience
10 a.m. Exploring Exercise Science
Noon Lunch
1 p.m. Leave Campus
1:30 p.m. Field Trip: The Blood Connection
5 p.m. Dinner

(Exact times and session content may vary.)

Supply List

Shoes that are comfortable for a lot of walking.

General Information

Arrival/Departure

When to Arrive

Camp check-in for all campers is on Sunday between 2-4 p.m. at the Welcome Center.

Day camp drop-off each day will be from 8-8:30 a.m. at the Welcome Center.

What to do When You Arrive

When you arrive on campus, follow the signs to the Welcome Center to check in. Our camp counselors will give you your camp schedule and camp T-shirt. If you have a camp balance, you can take care of it at this time.

When to Depart

Day Camp pick-up each day will be from 4:30-5 p.m. in the Welcome Center. Camps generally end on Friday at noon. Check your specific camp schedule for times of final presentations, performances or concerts that may take place after noon on Friday.

Day Campers

Day campers must live in or stay with family in the immediate Greenville area.

Campers may be required to be on campus from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. on camp days. Check your camp schedule for specific details.

Day campers can also enjoy a fun highlight of our camp experience, the Bruins Bash, on Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m.

Lunch and dinner are included in the camp cost.

What to Bring

What to Bring

Phones may be used at certain time during the week of camp depending upon activities.

A modest amount of spending money is suggested for The Den, vending machines and Bruins Shop.

Please note: BJU cannot be responsible for money, valuables or personal articles.

Overnight Campers:

  • Twin bedding or a sleeping bag and pillow
  • Toiletries
  • Towels and shower shoes
  • Bible

What to Wear

Girls: For general camp activities, knee-length shorts or loose pants (yoga-type pants would not be appropriate) are normal camp attire. Tank tops, low cut tops, or crop top styles will not be permitted.

Guys: For general camp activities, shorts or pants with a T-shirt are normal camp attire.

Accommodations

Lunch will be served in our dining common in an all-you-can-eat buffet style. Any food concerns (allergies, diet restrictions, etc.) can be noted in the online registration form.

Camp Director

Melanie Schell

Melanie Schell

Melanie Schell joined the BJU faculty in 2015, teaching nutrition in the Division of Health Science. She has many years of experience in the food service industry, working most recently as the assistant manager and nutrition coordinator with Aramark at BJU Dining Services. This practical experience has enabled her to focus not just on the scientific element of the field but also on the day-to-day cognitive processes that determine our food choices.