Champlain Valley Area Health Education Center
92 Fairfield Street
St. Albans, VT 05468

P: (802) 527-1474 Ext:217
F: (802) 527-1632


Contact: Melissa Rixon
P: (802) 527-1474
F: (802) 527-1632


Year Program Started: 2002

Max. Participants/Year: 20 per session

Application Deadline: check Web site

Program Timeframe: summer (3 sessions of four days each)

Academic Level Targeted: grades 9-12

Racial/Ethnic Focus: any racial/ethnic group

Type of Program: career/academic planning and exploration

Program Attributes: non-credit, meals provided, housing provided, financial aid provided, residential program, CPR/AED certification

Program Acceptance Requirements: class year (grades 10-11), area of residence (Addison, Chittenden, Franklin, and Grand Isle Counties, Vermont), two professional references

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: chemistry, dentistry, nursing, science (biomed), science (environmental health), science (social, behavioral), science (health), veterinary science, mental and behavioral health, therapeutic services and diagnostic services

Additional Comments: The program includes job shadowing, mentorship by medical and health science students, hands-on simulation experiences, cultural competency, infection and confidentiality training, medical ethics and other health career exploration. The cost is $450. Check the Champlain Valley Area Health Education Center (CVAHEC) Web site for more information or call the program coordinator.