M*A*S*H (Medical Applications of Science for Health) is a program designed for students interested in a career in the medical field. This camp experience will give you a unique look into the healthcare industry while practicing some of the important skill sets of these careers.

Who: Created with 6th-12th graders in mind, activities could be adapted for a younger audience.

Anticipated Supply Cost: It is FREE to use these online curriculum. Materials to implement the curriculum are the responsibility of the user. You can expect to spend approximately $60-$75 per camper in materials. The cost will vary based on materials used, vendor, etc. These activities use many materials that you may already have on hand (paper, scissors, yarn, etc.), which will also reduce the overall cost of the camp.

Activities Include:

  • Create your own Hippocratic Oath

  • Practice Suturing on Fruit

  • Explore how a Speech Pathologist Works

  • Remove plaque like a Dental Hygienist

  • Build a model Spinal Column

  • Observe Plant Cells with a Microscope

  • Check your Own Vision

  • Analyze a Prescription Case Study

  • Test Blood for Blood Type

  • Explore Personal Attitudes and Stigma surrounding Mental Health

  • Explore your own Reflexes

  • Build a Stethoscope and Measure your own Heart Rate

  • Build a Prosthetic Hand

  • Create an X-Ray Device

  • Practice Surgical Skills

Careers Explored:

  • Physician

  • Speech-Language Pathologist

  • Dental Hygienist

  • Chiropractor

  • Medical Technologist

  • Nurse

  • Optometrist

  • Pharmacist

  • Phlebotomist

  • Psychologist

  • Athletic Trainer

  • EMT

  • Biomedical Engineer

  • X-Ray Technician

  • Surgeon

Please Note: The blood typing activity for Day 3 is included in the facilitator materials below but is not found on Camp Website due to its inability to work well in a virtual environment. It is a lot of fun though, and we recommend including this activity in any in-person camps!

Facilitator Materials:

Copy of Toolkit Check List

Supply List

List of suggested supplies. You may supplement or substitute for certain activities.

Copy of STEM Toolkit - MASH Camp

Ordering Info

Spreadsheet with links to purchase and approximate costs. TRSA is not affiliated with these vendors. You may order from any vendor you choose, or use items that you already have. Item price and availability subject to change and is beyond our control.

Daily Activities

Daily Activities

Printable activities for facilitator's reference, or for students without internet access. We recommend using the camp website (link above) which includes videos and additional information.


Copy of Welcome

Welcome Letter to Families

Make a copy and add your school's information.

Standards Addressed

Standards Addressed

Standards addressed by this camp's activities.

Funding for the original camp from which this Summer Playbook was created was provided by: