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Would you like to discover the types of jobs veterinarians can do? Ever wonder what life is like behind the scenes at an animal hospital? Join us at AVC Vet Camp to explore the world of veterinary medicine! You will take part in many interactive activities including viewing surgeries, touring anatomy and pathology labs, learning about radiology, checking out microscopes, getting hands-on with aquaculture and fish health, clicker training, animal welfare, and more. Learning while having fun—that’s AVC Vet Camp!

Since 1999, more than 3,300 campers from around the world have enjoyed AVC Vet Camp, giving aspiring veterinarians the chance to live out their dreams by allowing them to experience the day-to-day life of a veterinarian. Meet and interact with new friends from near and far who have similar interests as you!

Applications for AVC Vet Camp will be accepted on or before Friday, March 26, 2021. Applications will not be processed if received after the deadline, or if the application is incomplete. Only one application per individual will be accepted. Applications will not be accepted by phone or fax. 

We take great care to ensure all applications are processed accurately and confidentially. If you are applying online, a message will appear immediately after you press “submit,” confirming that your application has been received (you will receive a copy by email). If you are applying by mail, you will receive an email confirming receipt of your application. Please note that applications submitted by mail must be postmarked March 26, 2021.

The fee for the 2021 camp is $518 CAD (plus 15% HST). This amount covers tuition, workshop materials, an extensive workbook, lunch, field trips, special activities, labs, a souvenir scrub top, and a backpack. AVC Vet Camp is a day-only program; the fee does not include overnight accommodations.