Carl Sandburg College’s Inaugural Scrubs Academy July 25-27

  Aaron Frey
  Monday, April 30, 2018 4:52 PM
  Campus News

Galesburg, IL

Know a future nurse or doctor? The inaugural Scrubs Academy hosted by Carl Sandburg College’s Corporate & Leisure College is the perfect opportunity for them to explore the field of health care.

The Scrubs Academy is a summer enrichment program for students completing grades 5-9 that will give them the chance to experience health care careers through simulated activities, hospital tours and guest speakers. The academy meets from 9 a.m.-noon July 25-27. The cost is $35 with a registration deadline of July 13.

Sandburg has partnered with Galesburg Cottage Hospital and OSF HealthCare to provide the following exciting opportunities for academy-goers:

July 25, Galesburg Cottage Hospital

  • Tours of wound and hyperbaric healing center; radiology services; and Galesburg Hospitals’ Ambulance Service ambulance
  • Infection control demonstration and activity

July 26, OSF St. Mary Medical Center

  • Tour of facility
  • Nursing simulations
  • Friends and family CPR session

July 27, Carl Sandburg College

  • Glow-germ activity
  • Career options discussion
  • Soft skills presentation
  • Simulated health care activities

This is one of several summer youth programs being offered through Sandburg’s Corporate & Leisure College. It is also hosting computer coding camps July 9-12 and July 16-19; a manufacturing academy July 30-Aug. 3; and camps throughout the summer for golf (May 30-31), softball (June 4-6), cross country (June 4-6), baseball (June 11-14), basketball (June 18-21) and volleyball (June 25-27) that are led by Chargers coaches.

To sign up or for more information on any of these programs, contact the Sandburg Corporate & Leisure College at 309.345.3501 or Registration forms are also available for download at

Press Contact

Aaron Frey