LAUNCH Augusta offers free one day camp to expose kids to careers in healthcare

CSRA News

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) LAUNCH Augusta was created to increase diversity throughout healthcare professions by educating 1st-12th grade students and providing mentorship/internship/volunteer opportunities for college students.

LAUNCH (Leaders and Adolescents Uniting to Navigate Careers in Healthcare) Augusta was founded by local healthcare professionals who saw a need for more mentors and role models in under-served minority populations.

Dr. Kendra Broussard is one of the founders of LAUNCH Augusta.

Its next free one-day summer camp is Saturday, July 13, 2019. Elementary school students attend 10am – 1pm. Middle & high school students attend 10am – 3:30pm. There will be informative sessions, hands-on activities, and representatives from various healthcare professions.

For questions, email launchaugusta@gmail.com

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