FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WILKES-BARRE, PA - Geisinger’s Sports Medicine Department will host its first athletic training camp for high school students and incoming college freshmen interested in learning about the profession of athletic training. The camps will be held at Geisinger Orthopaedics, on 1175 East Mountain Boulevard in Wilkes-Barre, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, June 29 through Friday, July 3.

Students will discover the world of athletic training with lecture and laboratory based activities, gain a better understanding of the profession and be able to perform basic skills. Topics to be covered include:

  • Basic Anatomy
  • Prevention and Care
  • Emergency Care
  • Taping
  • Rehabilitation

The cost of the camp is $50 and includes materials, a t-shirt, and a light snack. Participants are asked to wear comfortable shoes, shorts and a t-shirt to accommodate hands-on activities.

For more information, or to obtain a registration form, call Kelly Clark at 570-808-8311 or visit www.geisingersportsmed.com. Checks can be made payable to Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center and mailed along with completed registration to Geisinger Sports Medicine, attention Kelly Clark, 1175 East Mountain Boulevard, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. 18702.

For media inquiries:

Corporate Communications
570-808-5813