CDC Museum Disease Detective Camp (DDC) is an interdisciplinary educational program organized by the CDC Museum. DDC reflects the museum’s mission of educating the public about CDC’s work. This academic day camp is held at CDC headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. Admission is open to high-school students during the summer before their junior or senior years. Over the course of five days, campers are immersed in the diverse field of public health.
Topics vary year to year, but may include: public health interventions, global health, infectious disease, chronic disease, injury prevention, data analysis, surveys, school wellness programs, violence prevention, environmental health, emergency preparedness, outbreaks, scientific communication, laboratory technology, disease surveillance, epidemiology, and public health law. Camp is a fast paced, academically demanding program. Participants are expected to fully immerse themselves, work together, and become a diverse team of disease detectives!
How To Apply
The 2018 camp application is located on the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page. Please click here to read the FAQ and download the application. Students with visual impairments should email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive an alternate application.
Download and print the 2018 application here[376 KB, 5 Pages, PRINT](https://www.cdc.gov/museum/camp/pdf/cdcm-ddc-2018-app-P.pdf). (https://www.cdc.gov/museum/camp/pdf/cdcm-ddc-2018-app-P.pdf) Applicants with visual impairments should email email@example.com to receive an alternate application.
Mail the completed application by April 2, 2018.