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Study Abroad

Mexico Field School

Join us for our annual field school to the village of San Francisco in Mexico. Camosun Dental students and faculty have been supporting and promoting oral care in this village since 2007.

Mexico Field School 2020

Participants will have the opportunity to perform oral health presentations and health screenings to various community groups in San Francisco. Students will hone their clinical skills, while increasing their cultural awareness and their understanding of global social responsibility.

Fast Facts

Where
San Francisco, Mexico
Partner
Entreamigos Community Centre
When
May 2-15, 2020 (subject to change)
Course offered
IESA 190 International Education Study Abroad - 1.5 credits
Cost
$2,500-$2,900
Cost includes
Airfare, transportation in Mexico, accommodation, medical insurance, welcome and farewell dinner, lunch during clinical sessions.
Cost excludes
Tuition, Camosun Student Society fees, recommended vaccinations and/or medicines, meals, free-time activities, and personal expenses.
Accommodation
Shared housing
Deadline to apply
January 10, 2020
Scholarships
Camosun International Field School Scholarship
One World International Scholarships
Instructors
Tika Brown brownt@camosun.ca
Sample Schedule
Proposed 2020 Schedule

Read about students' experiences abroad

Mexico Field School students

San Pancho Dental Hygiene Field School

Hola! My name is Chelsey and I am a junior student in the dental hygiene program at Camosun. The Mexico field school in San Pancho (just outside of Puerto Vallarta) was an opportunity I would recommend for anyone pursuing a career in dentistry… I can’t wait to go back!

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Mexico Field School students

San Pancho Dental Hygiene Field School

My name is Emma Balneaves and I am a second year dental hygiene student at Camosun College. I have had to privilege to visit San Pancho Mexico and provide dental hygiene services to the local people within the community. It was an experience that I will forever remember especially because of all the amazing and talented people that we met.

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Mexico Field School students

San Pancho Dental Hygiene Field School

Compared to the four months we spent seeing clients at Camosun, the San Pancho clinical days in our make-shift clinic (I’m talking a beach chair, portable suction, no over-head light, no adjustable operator chair..) were the most valuable in developing our practical skill sets.

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