Nursing Institute

Pre-College Summer Programs

June 23-28, 2024

Delve into the dynamic world of nursing. Earn a Stop the Bleed certificate, explore nursing career paths, and gain hands-on experience in George Fox’s nursing program. Elevate your learning with patient care simulations and challenge yourself in our unique nursing-themed escape room – an unforgettable week of discovery awaits!

In this immersive week-long experience, you will:

By completing this experience, you’ll be eligible for one college credit in nursing.


The cost for the Nursing Institute is $1,700 per student ($1,500 for students from partner schools). This includes a week of immersive college-level courses taught by George Fox faculty, convenient on-campus lodging, three meals per day in the dining hall, and evening programming.


Faculty Lead

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Cassy Zinke, MSN, RN, RNC-OB, C-EFM 
Assistant Professor, George Fox College of Nursing

Cassy Zinke worked as a registered nurse in labor and delivery and post surgery at Providence hospitals. She earned her master's degree in nursing education from the University of Mary and a bachelor's degree in nursing from Concordia University. She’s traveled to Haiti twice to serve with the organization Midwives of Haiti.

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Experience living and learning at Oregon’s #1 private university this summer!

As ranked by the Wall Street Journal

Learn more about Pre-College Summer Programs

Partner Schools

Partner schools received discounted registration for the Pre-College Summer Institute, among other benefits.

  • Ambleside of the Willamette Valley
  • Classical Conversations
  • Central Christian School
  • Columbia Adventist Academy
  • Columbia Christian School
  • Damascus Christian
  • Faith Bible Christian School
  • Life Christian School
  • North Clackamas Christian
  • Portland Adventist Academy
  • Portland Christian School
  • Santa Fe Christian School
  • Spring Mountain Christian Academy
  • Southwest Christian School
  • Trinity Academy
  • Valor Christian School Int'l
  • Westside Christian High School
  • Yamhill Carlton High School
  • Veritas