Covenant Health to host free summer program for middle schoolers

Published: Jun. 24, 2022 at 12:10 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 24, 2022 at 12:37 PM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (NEWS RELEASE) - Covenant Health will host a free summer program called Covenant Ready, which will include half-day programs for middle school students in grades 6-8 to explore health care.

With events from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on June 21, June 23, July 12 and July 14, there are several opportunities for students to spend their morning getting a glimpse of health care and get a jump start on picking their STEM track.

The morning will begin at Maxey Park and include a tour of the hospital, including the emergency department, radiology department, pharmacy and simulation unit. Participants will get to watch a pig lung demonstration, look at slides under a microscope, see an x-ray, check out emergency vehicles and much more!

Students will also get to learn about a wide variety of topics and have the opportunity to speak with health care professionals. This summer program can help middle school students begin to decide a STEM track they’re interested in.

There are still spots available for each date.

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