Important Update:

The Teen U Summer Residential program at Westfield State will not be running in 2023. To be added to the email contact list for Summer 2024, please email Brandon Fredette at

Program Dates: Summer 2024 dates TBA

Registration/Deposit Deadline: TBA

H.E.L.P. is a hands-on residential program for any high school student with an interest in health care fields including the following: doctors, nurses, physician assistants, physical therapists, phlebotomists, EMT’s, etc. This program includes observations and learning experiences at a local hospital. Students will also receive CPR training and certification as part of the program.

To have a registration packet mailed to you, click the link below and complete a short registration request form. These forms will also be available to download directly from our webpage below. You may also pay your deposit or balance online, by clicking HERE!

Topics include:

  • Stress Management
  • Occupational Therapy
  • First Aid
  • Skill labs: Blood draw, blood pressure, lung sounds, suturing, giving injections, disability awareness
  • Issues in healthcare
  • HIPAA/Privacy regulations
  • Movement Science
  • Sports Medicine
  • Ethical Issues
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • CPR certification

What's included?

  • Live in a Westfield State University residence hall
  • Eat in the Dining Commons
  • Participate in on-campus activities

Sample Daily Schedule

8:30am: Breakfast
9:30-12pm: Classes with a break at 10:30
12pm: Lunch
1-5:00pm: Classes with a break 2:30
5:30pm: Dinner
6:30-10pm: Evening social activities, free time, movie nights, game nights, etc.

Important Forms and Documents

  • Letter from the Program Coordinator
  • Registration form
  • FAQs
  • Policies

After WSU has received your initial registration form and deposit, the following forms will be sent to you:

  • Second Letter from the Program Coordinator
  • Final payment form
  • Student pick up form
  • Medication Form
  • Medical Form
  • Housing Information Form
  • Event & Liability Waiver and Photo Release


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Contact us

Brandon Fredette
Teen-U Coordinator