Bulldog Pharmacy Camp

A prescription for success

Summer 2016 dates and application will be available in November 2015.  

Bulldog Pharmacy Camp is an overnight camp that provides an opportunity for high school students and college freshmen to learn about careers in pharmacy. Participate in compounding and hands-on demonstrations in a pharmacy science lab and tour local health care facilities and pharmacies.

Application requirements:

  • Completed application
  • Official high school transcript (including ACT/SAT scores)
  • Recommendation from your math or science teacher
  • $100 non-refundable deposit (scholarships are available for both deposit and camp tuition; deposit is refundable if not selected for camp)

Cost: $500 (includes overnight accommodations for five nights, all meals and camp activities).

For more information, please call 205-726-2008 or email pharmacycamp@samford.edu.

2015 Bulldog Pharmacy Camp Schedule+

Day 1

Sunday, June 21st Pharmacy Camp:
  • Check-in
  • Camp Welcome and Schedule Review
  • Tour of Samford University Campus
  • Dinner at Samford Cafeteria
  • Ice Breakers and social time

Day 2

Monday, June 22nd Pharmacy Summer Camp:
  • Breakfast in Samford cafeteria
  • Ice Breakers
  • Introduction to Compounding Laboratory
  • Compounding Laboratory
  • Lunch - Samford Cafeteria
  • Sterile Products Laboratory
  • Break
  • Pharmacy Instruction: Hypertension
  • Pharmacy Practice Laboratory: Hypertension
  • Picnic dinner and activities

Day 3

Tuesday, June 23rd Pharmacy Summer Camp:
  • Breakfast in Samford Cafeteria
  • Compounding Laboratory
  • Patient Counseling Demonstration
  • Lunch - Cafeteria
  • Pharmacy Instruction: Diabetes
  • Pharmacy Practice Laboratory: Diabetes
  • Break
  • Careers in Pharmacy
  • Missions Opportunities in Pharmacy Careers
  • Dinner and Birmingham Barons Game

Day 4

Wednesday, June 24th Pharmacy Summer Camp:
  • Breakfast in Pharmacy School
  • Pharmacy Practice Site Tours
  • Lunch in Pharmacy School
  • Dispensing Pharmacy Activity
  • Service Project
  • Dinner and Movie

Day 5

Thursday, June 25th Pharmacy Summer Camp:
  • Breakfast in Pharmacy School
  • Pharmacy Practice Site/Tours
  • Lunch
  • Pharmacy Practice Site/Tour
  • Academic Preparation for Pharmacy School
  • Interviewing and Resume Writing with Q&A Time
  • Dinner and Bowling

Day 6

Friday, June 26th Pharmacy Summer Camp:
  • Pack
  • Breakfast
  • Student Organization displays
  • Pharmacy Camp Recognition Ceremony
  • Pharmacy Camp group photo
  • Camp Dismissal

Have Questions?
Contact Us

Bruce Foster
Director of Admission