SCRUBS Camp Receives Grant

High School SCRUBS Camp LogoThe Mankato Clinic Foundation awards grant to SCRUBS Camp

Mankato Clinic Foundation has awarded a $750 grant to South Central Service Cooperative’s SCRUBS Camp. Funds awarded will be used for student scholarships to pay for five students to attend camp. 

Students holding stethoscopes looking over a practice dummy on a gurney.SCRUBS Camp is a three-day summer camp administered by SCSC for high school students who are interested in learning more about a career in the health field. This camp is hosted by Minnesota State University, Mankato and provides students with interactive activities with a number of post-secondary and industry partners that include Minnesota State University, Mankato; Rasmussen College; South Central College; HyVee Dietary Services; Mankato Clinic; and Pathstone Living Community. More activities are currently being added for this year’s camp. If you are interested in getting involved, contact Gwenn Wolters at gwolters@mnscsc.org

SCRUBS Camp is intended for high school students who are interested in learning more about careers in the health sciences. Students will explore careers that include nursing, communication disorders, speech pathology, medical coding and billing, and dietary to name a few. To learn more about SCRUBS Camp 2019 and to register visit the Healthforce Minnesota webpage

Based in North Mankato, Minnesota, South Central Service Cooperative was established in 1979 as one of nine regional agencies called service cooperatives. Its programs and services are member driven to utilize resources in the most efficient and effective manner possible.

The Mankato Clinic Foundation provides resources to organizations and endeavors that effectively promote and improve community health and wellness. Since the primary focus of the foundation is to support the health and well-being of the community, projects and programs supported include education and scholarships initiatives focused on health care, health education and wellness. The physicians at the Mankato Clinic provide the majority of the foundation funding as a means to give back to the community by providing support to organizations that strive to improve health and wellness. Grants are awarded on a quarterly basis and are considered only through the application process. Applications can be obtained at mankatoclinic.com.

Questions: Gwenn Wolters, Career & College Readiness Coordinator, South Central Service Cooperative
gwolters@mnscsc.org or 507-389-2123