Bulldog Pharmacy Camp

A prescription for success

June 25-June 30, 2017

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)

Begin your pharmacy camp application

Continue your pharmacy camp application (use this link if you are returning to the application) 

Applications must be received by February 1, 2017. 

Cost:
$525 (includes overnight accommodations for five nights, all meals and camp activities; nonrefundable after May 1). Full payment is due by April 1, 2017. 

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

Sample Bulldog Pharmacy Camp Schedule+

Day 1

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

Day 2

Monday:
  • 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:
  • 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:
  • Breakfast in Pharmacy School
  • Pharmacy Practice Site Tours
  • Lunch in Pharmacy School
  • Dispensing Pharmacy Activity
  • Service Project
  • Dinner and Movie

Day 5

Thursday:
  • 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:
  • Pack
  • Breakfast
  • Student Organization displays
  • Pharmacy Camp Recognition Ceremony
  • Pharmacy Camp group photo
  • Camp Dismissal