NEW! Little Medical School


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Cardel Rec South has partnered with Little Medical School Calgary and will be offering TWO sessions of programming from January 21 - February 25th and March 17 - April 21, 2020.

See below for course descriptions!

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Brief About Us of Little Medical School:

Little Medical School - Calgary brings medicine, science, and the importance of health to children in an entertaining, exciting, and fun way. We provide a complete mini-medical school experience to kids ages 4 - 12 which is aligned with STEM-based curriculum objectives allowing children to explore the field of medicine through hands-on interactive instruction, role play, crafts and games.  Children will have so much fun as they dress up like doctors, use medical instruments and learn how the body works.  By participating in these role-playing experiences, Little Medical School® is inspiring tomorrow’s doctors today!

Winter Session 1: Doctors' Tools, Heart, Lungs, Surgery and More!  January 21 - February 25, 2020

Children will learn and have fun as they dress up like doctors, learn how to use instruments doctors use, and understand how the body works!

Class 1: What's in the Doctor's Bag?
Students learn about instruments doctors use and get their own working stethoscope to keep at the end of the program!

Class 2: All About the Heart!
Students learn about how the heart functions and get to listen using their own stethoscope.

Class 3: All About the Lungs!

Students get up and moving to learn how air enters and exits the body.

Class 4: Digesting Digestion!

Through an interactive exercise, students learn what happens when their bodies digest food.

Class 5: Is There a Surgeon in the House?

A face mask and gloves will make students feel like real surgeons as they learn to suture and tie knots!

Class 6: Medical Fun and Graduation Celebration

A fun medical review, learn the steps to become a doctor! Students take the Little Medical School oath, graduate and receive a diploma.

All materials are included in the curriculum fee. Every student receives items and worksheets to use during class and to take home at the end of the program:

White Coat (disposable), Sticker ID Badge, Stethoscope with Custom Nametags, Physical Exam Form, Heart Worksheet, Human Body Sticker Set, Balloon for Lungs class, Non-Latex Gloves, Face Mask, Completed Suturing Activity, Medical Bingo Worksheet, Doctor's Office Planning Worksheet, LMS Diploma

Ages: 4 - 6 yrs.

Day/Time: Tuesday,  5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Cost:  $150.00

Winter #1
Tuesdays  6  weeks January 21 - February 25, 2020 Course Code #1704

Ages: 7 - 12 yrs.

Day/Time: Tuesday,  6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Cost:  $150.00

Winter #1
Tuesdays  6  weeks January 21 - February 25, 2020 Course Code #1702

Winter Session 2: Little Veterinarian School - Dog - March 17 - April 21, 2020

Students will get to learn about the exciting field of veterinary medicine and become a veterinarian physician and surgeon. This 6-week program will discuss about canine/dog health. Our Little Veterinarians will get to perform dog assessments making a nose to tail exam, keeping dog healthy with proper dog nutrition, learn about ticks, caring for lacerations and also learn some basic surgical skills, immunization and more! They also get to take home their own premium stuffed toy dog at the end of the program.

Program Description:

Class 1: What is in the Veterinarian's Office
Our Little Dog Veterinarians will learn and make important measurements on a dog, wee and complete a head to tail assessment and exam on a dog. Each student will get their own premium LVS stuffed dog.

Class 2: The ABCs of Dog Care
Students will learn about the importance of proper nutrition and eating proper foods in keeping a dog healthy and growing properly, know how to make fun treats at home for your dog and know how much water your dog needs a day and make a water bowl.

Class 3: Laceration
We will discuss about lacerations, know what to do when a dog gets hurt and discuss how to care for stitches.

Class 4: Sick of Ticks!
Students will know about ticks and the importance of checking your dog for ticks, learn about removal of ticks from your dog using proper techniques and practice ways to give your dog his tick medication

Class 5: Immunizations
We will discuss how antibodies recognize and kill germs that enter the body, see how vaccines can protect the body from getting sick and understand the importance of giving your dog vaccinations

Class 6: Medical Fun and Graduation!
Students will understand the types of jobs available to Veterinarians, design their own Veterinarian clinic and graduate from Little Veterinarian School - Dog 1 program.

All materials are included in the curriculum fee. Every student receives items and worksheets to use during class and to take home at the end of the program:

White Coat (disposable), Sticker ID Badge, Premium LVS Stuffed Toy Dog, LVS Dog Bandana/Cloth Collar, LVS Adoption Certificate, All About My Dog Activity Journal, LVS Recipe Cards, Non-Latex Gloves, Mask, Syringe, Vet Office Planning Worksheet, LVS Diploma 

Ages: 4 - 7 yrs.

Day/Time: Tuesday,  5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Cost:  $150.00

Tuesdays  6  weeks March 17 - April 21, 2020 Course Code #1701

Ages: 8 - 11 yrs.

Day/Time: Tuesday,  6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Cost:  $150.00

Winter #2
Tuesdays  6  weeks March 17 - April 21, 2020 Course Code #1703


 Cardel Rec South proudly accepts the City of Calgary Fair Entry - Programs and services for low income Calgarians Fee Assistance Program.  

 **Important Information**

Registration deadlines for each session are one (1) week prior to course start date. In order to guarantee your spot we strongly recommend signing up early! Classes fill up quickly and in an effort to keep our instructor/student ratios low we do limit registration numbers in each class. Late registrations will be accepted provided there is space available in the class. We reserve the right to cancel classes if minimum numbers are not met by the registration deadline. Member rates are available for Cardel Rec South Founding Members as well as members of the following community associations: Millrise, Midnapore, Sundance, Shawnessy, Evergreen, Shawnee, Chaparral, Bridlewood, Somerset & Silverado.

Refund Policy: Refunds requested up to one week prior to the start date of desired program will receive a full refund. For cancellations within 7 days of the program start date or if the program has started Refunds will only be issued for medical reasons, and will require a doctors note prior to the the refund being processed.

The refund amounts will be pro-rated based upon the number of classes remaining in the program. All refunds requested after the registration deadline, regardless of the reason are subject to a $10.00 admin fee.

Please Note: There will be a $45.00 fee charged on all NSF cheques posted to South Fish Creek Recreation Association.