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About the CDC Disease Detective Camp

CDC Disease Detective Camp CDC Disease Detective Camp (DDC) is an educational program started by CDC’s Global Health Odyssey Museum in 2005 as a mechanism for developing a public health camp curriculum for state and county health departments. Future plans for DDC includes creating a curriculum toolkit for local health departments seeking to offer a similar camp experience.

The CDC Disease Detective Camp curriculum is based on contextual and situated cognition learning principles. By learning through hands-on activities and seminars, high school juniors and seniors at the conclusion of the camp will be able to:



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