PATH Camps

Preparing Alaskans for Training in Health (PATH) camps are designed for currently-enrolled students in grades 6-12. Each camp examines some aspect of healthcare. Some camps are built around Allied Health professions, some focus on Behavioral Health, and others are more generalized.

PATH Camps: Behavioral Health and Allied Health

The Behavioral Health Career Pathways are designed for students ages 15-19 to explore career pathways in the field of behavioral health. Students will earn 1 college credit and learn about key topics in behavioral health including abuse, neglect, addiction, grief, stress and mental health while discovering career paths within the field. Students will explore careers including social workers, counselors, psychologists, psychiatrists, behavioral health aides, and other positions within the field of behavioral health and human services.

Camp locations and 2017 dates:

Anchorage: March 13-18 (Behavioral Health Focus)--day camp only
Palmer: March 13-18 (Allied Health Focus)--day camp only
Ketchikan: June 4-10 (Behavioral Health Focus)
Nome: June 11-17 (Behavioral Health Focus)
Bethel: June 18-24 (Behavioral Health Focus)

All camps are free. The residential camps include airfare, food and accommodation. Apply online at For more information, contact

Ilisagvik College Allied Health Camps

The Ilisagvik College offers two Summer Allied Health Camps for students interested in careers in emergency health care.

High School Camp

This camp is for students interested in a healthcare career. Students must be in grades 9-12 to participate.  This camp offers an introduction to a variety of health related professions including: Behavioral Health, Public Health, Medical Office, Nursing and many others. Students will take part in a hands-on training for Emergency Trauma Technician: First Responder Certification. Students will also earn their first Aid and CPR certifications through a standard 8-hour class. Students will also have the opportunity to become Junior Public Health Educators.

Credit Opportunities:
HLTH 195 - Becoming a Health Professional-1 credit
EMS 103 - Emergency Trauma Technician: First Responder- 1 credit
SAFE 123 - Standard First Aid and CPR - 0.6 CEU

Middle School Camp

This one week camp is designed for students interested in further developing healthy lifestyles. Students must be in grades 6-8 to participate. Activities and topics will include: career exploration, identity development, nutrition, exercise, healthy relationships, teen coping skills, and cultural attunement along with many others. The relationship between goal setting and positive decisions will be stressed along with developing healthy habits.

High School Camp Dates: TBD
Middle School Camp Dates: TBD

For more information, visit:
or contact:

Ilisagvik College
P.O. Box 749
Hut 58 Room 204
Barrow, AK 99723
Contact: Recruiting
Phone: (907) 852-1772
Fax: (907) 852-1739