Summer Healthcare Success Academies | BCTC

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Summer Healthcare Success Academies
at BCTC campuses
Leestown (Lexington), Danville and Winchester

Free for High School Students

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Event Date Event Details
June 4-7, 2024 9:00 am – 4:00 pm*

Healthcare Careers Exploration Camp

Rising Freshman and Sophomore high school students


Come meet healthcare professionals and explore a range of healthcare careers.

  • Take part in hands-on learning activities in our state-of-the-art simulation labs
  • Gain an understanding of the variety of healthcare career options
  • Expect a variety of different learning opportunities, including lectures, fun group activities, interactive learning experiences, and hands-on simulation activities
June 10-14, 2024 9:00 am – 4:00 pm*

Healthcare Skill-Building Camp

Rising Junior and Senior high school students


Come to campus & learn skills essential to first-year success in a healthcare program

  • Experience hands-on learning in state-of-the-art science and simulation labs
  • Experience an introductory college-level lecture class
  • Learn how to manage a college-level reading load
  • Learn organization, note-taking, and test-prep strategies

*Breakfast, lunch, & snacks are provided


Mandatory Parent Orientations

Location Date/Time Campus Information

Winchester-Clark County Campus

Room 207

Monday, May 13, 2024

7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Winchester-Clark County Campus Information

Danville Campus

Room 120

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Danville Campus Information

Leestown Campus (Lexington)

Building M

Room 145

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

7:00 p.m.-8:00p.m.

Leestown Campus Information

BCTC Summer Academy Forms - 2024

A parent/guardian will need to complete the required forms online prior to their student attending the Summer Healthcare Success Academy.

Complete the Summer Healthcare Success Academy Forms Online

The Summer Healthcare Success Academy forms can also be printed and returned in-person or by email to To request the forms, please provide your email address.


Events for 11th and 12th grade students are made possible by U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration Strengthening Community Colleges Grant funding.

Events for 9th to 10th grade students are made possible by Kentucky Council of Postsecondary Education KCTCS Healthcare Workforce Collaborative Funds.


View photos from our 2023 Summer Healthcare Success Academy (YouTube).

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

No, the academy is completely free to attendees.

Transportation is available upon request. Please let us know as soon as possible if this is something you may need so we can get that set up for you.

No, please list your allergies and dietary restrictions on the Microsoft Forms and we will make accommodations.

Each student will attend the campus they elected when filling out the application.

The week you attend is determined by the grade you are entering in the Fall of 2024.

  • Rising Freshmen and Sophomores- June 4th-7th, 2024
  • Rising Juniors and Seniors- June 10th-14th, 2024

Not to worry, you can fill out all forms at Parent/Guardian Orientation.

Casual professional attire will be enforced. Closed toed shoes must be worn on lab days, no long jewelry, hair must be pulled up on lab days, no profanity, no spaghetti straps, if you choose to wear shorts, they must be within fingertip length.

9:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m. Every Day

Yes, but the person driving must be listed on your checkout sheet.

You will be prompted to fill them out with your guardian before entering the academy.

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