Campers Learn Lessons in Healthcare Careers and Acceptance at Camp Survivor

Updated 2 years ago

Incoming high school freshmen are exploring careers in the medical field at Eastern Maine Community College.Camp Survivor: Adventures in Healthcare is a week-long camp that teaches students about medical careers in a very hands-on way.Tuesday, they met the Maine Wheelers, a wheelchair basketball team.Campers navigated an obstacle course to learn what it’s like to be in a wheelchair.The Wheelers hope it sends a certain message.”That we’re people you know just like they are but we just use chairs instead of our legs,” said Matt Clark, a member of the Maine Wheelers team.Camp Survivor runs until Friday night.


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