Innovative After-School Programs
In our innovative after-school programs, children will learn how to maintain a healthy body and mind. Our hands-on activities, role-play, and interactive demonstrations inspire children to explore all facets of healthcare. Our trained Little Medical School instructors will come to your school or community center with all of the crafts, supplies, and materials needed.
Little Medical School - Region of Waterloo offers one-of-a-kind opportunities for young learners ages 3-12 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, wilderness medicine, 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, dentist or pediatrician will receive a diploma in an exciting graduation ceremony.
Aspiring Young Doctors
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!
Little Medical School 2 -
First Aid, Brain, Spine & More
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 and burps, and practicing writing doctor's prescriptions.vStudents get to take home their own first aid kit that they put together and more!
Little Medical School 3 -
Eyes, Ears, CPR & X-Rays
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!
Aspiring Young Veterinarians
Little Veterinarian School 1 -
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!
Little Veterinarian School 2 -
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!
Little Veterinarian School 3 -
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!
Aspiring Young Wilderness Medicine Doctors
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!
Aspiring Young Dentists
Six hours of content where students will assume the role of a dentist, learning dental anatomy, prevention check-up and home care, common dental procedures, cavities, and more! Students get to take home play-dough teeth and mouth model, floss, toothbrush, and more!
Aspiring Young Pediatricians
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!