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Educational Activities / After School Programs

Little Medical School - Calgary offers one-of-a-kind opportunities for young learners ages 4-12 to immerse themselves in the fascinating worlds of medicine and healthcare. We inspire imagination and passion by exploring such diverse topics as first aid, doctor’s tools, the workings of organ systems, sports injuries, medical life skills and how to care for animals. Each of our programs offers multiple hours of fun, interactive instruction led by one of our trained and qualified instructors. At the end of each course, your little doctor, veterinarian, nurse, dentist or pharmacist will receive a diploma in an exciting graduation ceremony.

Little Medical School - Calgary hosts programs on-site at community centers, recreation centers, schools, groups/associations, etc. all over Calgary. Browse and Register for an upcoming course or Create a Custom Program with us.

The 6 week-programs below are not necessarily subsequent levels to each other. For example, a student can take LMS2 before LMS1. Your child can take any 6-week program in any order.

Little Medical School 1 - Tools, Heart, Lungs & More

Six hours of fun and learning about the anatomy and physiology of the heart, lungs, digestive system, and the use medical instruments, as well as learning some basic suturing skills! Students get to take home a real working stethoscope and more!
Six-hour, instructor-led educational program for ages 4-12.

Little Medical School 2 - First Aid, Brain, Spine & "That Is Gross!"

Close up view of young child's knee with two bandaids applied

Six hours of fun and learning where essential life skills of administering First Aid, appreciating the wonders of our powerful brain, anatomy of the vertebral spine, understanding things that are gross such as snots, burps and farts, and practicing writing doctor's prescriptions (also understanding math). Students get to take home their own first aid kit that they put together and more!
Six-hour, instructor-led educational program for ages 4-12.

Little Medical School 3 - Eyes, Ears, CPR & X-Rays

Three children wearing doctor's attire standing and smiling

Six hours of fun and learning about the wonders of our eyes and ears, using real medical instruments for testing vision and hearing, learning x-rays, broken bones, how they are treated, and the importance of food and how our body uses it. Students will also practice life-saving techniques of CPR and Heimlich maneuver! Students get to take home a Little Medical School certificate for learning CPR and Heimlich techniques and more!
Six-hour, instructor-led educational program for ages 4-12.

Little Medical School - Future Pediatrician

Six hours of content where students will assume the role of a pediatrician, a doctor who takes care of babies and children, and learn how to hold a baby, do an exam just like a real doctor, change a diaper and keeping the baby safe! Students get to take home their adopted Little Medical School plush baby doll and more!
Six-hour, instructor-led educational program for ages 4-10.

Little Veterinarian School 1 - Dog

Six hours of content where students will assume the role of a veterinarian physician and surgeon caring for 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! Students will get to take home and adopt their own Little Medical School Premium plush dog and more!
Six-hour, instructor-led educational program for ages 4-11.

Little Veterinarian School 2 - Dog

Six hours of fun and learning where students will learn about the exciting field of veterinary medicine caring for canine/dog health. Our Little Veterinarians will learn about veterinarian team roles necessary to have in a veterinarian clinic, understand the use of x-rays for dog examination, dog digestion, dog eye health, dog body language! Students will get to take home and adopt their own Little Medical School Premium plush dog and more!
Six-hour, instructor-led educational program for ages 4-11.

 

Little Veterinarian School 3 - Cat

Little girl playing vet's office listening to a kitten's heart with a stethescope

Six weeks of fun and learning where kids become Little Veterinarians taking care of our feline friends. Students will learn to do tip to tail cat health assessments, understand cat body language, about their domestic life and how to have a calmer cat. Students will get to take home and adopt their own Little Medical School Premium plush cat and more!
Six-hour, instructor-led educational program for ages 4-11.

Little Medical School - Sports Medicine

Six hours of fun and learning about your hands, reflexes, muscles, joints, and common injuries. Your child will even get to learn about and practice performing a Tommy John surgery!
Six-hour, instructor-led educational program for ages 7-12.

 

Little Medical School - Wilderness Medicine

Six weeks of fun and learning where students will be immersed in vital emergency care in remote settings. Your little doctor will learn about snake bites, hypothermia, how to tie a tourniquet, splint a broken leg, filter dirty water, 20 uses of a bandana and how to treat bug bites. Students will get to take home their own Little Medical School bandana and more!
Six-hour, instructor-led educational program for ages 6-12.

Little Pharmacy School

Little girl dressed in scrubs holding a stethescope and pill bottle

Get your mortar and pestle ready! Six hours of content directed at what are medications, medication safety, what a pharmacist does. Even learn about calling Poison Control.
Six-hour, instructor-led educational program for ages 4-12.

Unparalleled opportunity to educate young students with practical, lifelong knowledge.

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