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R-COOL-Health Scrubs Camp:

penguin Host a Scrubs Camp in Your Community!
The R-COOL-Health Scrubs Camp is an exciting program supported by the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences focused on rural students in grades 5-12. The overall purpose of the program is to increase awareness, interest, and understanding of health careers available in rural North Dakota through creative and interactive activities.

Recipients: For the purposes of this program, rural is defined as any geographic area beyond a twenty mile radius from Minot, Bismarck/Mandan, Grand Forks, and Fargo/West Fargo. Partnerships between schools, healthcare facilities, and economic or job development authorities are required in order to increase collaboration and awareness of the economic impact of healthcare.

Proposal and Program Details

Important Dates:
September 8, 2022
1:00 – 1:30 pm Central
Technical assistance Zoom meeting for interested applicants.
October 20, 2022 Proposals must be received by using the online system
November 1, 2022
Notification of awards
November 15, 2022
10:00 – 10:30 am Central
Required grant recipient informational Zoom meeting. Zoom link: Dial-in: (312) 626 6799
Meeting ID: 976 0031 4852
November 22, 2022
Date and location of camp must be submitted to CRH
April 30, 2023
Camp must be completed and funds expended
***Requests for reimbursement and all additional required materials (see online checklist) must be received within 3 weeks from the date the camp is held.***

2021-2022 Grant Awardees

  • Central Regional Education Association, Bismarck
  • Great Northwest Education Cooperative, Williston
  • Nelson County Health System, McVille
  • Northeast Education Services Cooperative, Devils Lake
  • Northern Cass School, Hunter
  • Northwood Public School, Northwood
  • St. Aloisius Medical Center, Harvey
  • Towner County Medical Center, Cando
  • Unity Medical Center, Grafton

Communities reached through the 2021-2022 Scrubs Camps: Adams, Alexander, Aneta, Argusville, Armenia, Arthur, Battle View, Berthold, Beulah, Binford, Bismarck, Blanchard, Bowdon, Brocket, Buchanan, Burke Central, Cando, Crary, Crosby, Crystal, Dahlen, Devils Lake, Doyon, Drayton, Edinburg, Edmore, Elgin, Erie, Esmond, Fairdale, Fargo, Fessenden, Flasher, Fort Totten, Gackle, Gardner, Garrison, Glenfield, Grace City, Grafton, Grandin, Grenora, Hamar, Harvey, Harwood, Hazelton, Hillsboro, Hoople, Hunter, Hurdsfield, Lakota, Lawton, Leeds, Lignite, Linton, Maddock, Mapes, Martin, McHenry, McVille, Michigan, Midway, Minnewaukan, Minot, Minto, Napoleon, New Rockford, New Salem, New Town, North Shore-Plaza, Northwood, Page, Park River, Parshall, Pekin, Penn, Petersburg, Pingree, Powers Lake, Ray, Relies Acres, Rolette, Rolla, Selz, Sheyenne, South Prairie, St. Michael, St. Thomas, Starkweather, Steele, Tioga, Tokio, Tolna, Trenton, Underwood, Warwick, Watford City, Wildrose, Williston, Wilton, Wishek, York