Saturday Academy for Middle Schoolers

COMP-Northwest, through the student organization Pipeline to Health Careers, conducts a series of Saturday morning sessions for students in Lebanon and surrounding communities.

These are fun, active and informative workshops for parents and 6th-9th grade students. Presentations and hands-on learning sessions are conducted by a variety of professionals and COMP-Northwest, Oregon State University, and Linn Benton Community College students.


One Saturday approximately each month 8:45am - 12:00 noon.

A free lunch is provided to all who attend.


Western University of Health Sciences
College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific - Northwest
200 Mullins Drive
Lebanon, OR 97355

Below is a list of past academy selections.

Introduction to Health Science Careers
Cardiovascular Education and Health Careers
Fitness and Sports Injuries
Health Careers and Healthy Lifestyle
Community Health

The Saturday Academy is designed to be modular, in order to provide age and interest appropriate activities. They include a plenary session with required attendance by both students and parents, followed by topic or discipline specific lectures, break-out activities, and other hands-on experience for the students. They are staffed by COMP-Northwest faculty and students, and each session is designed to meet specific state educational guidelines.

Please note that all students must be accompanied by a parent, guardian or other responsible adult.

For more information, contact: LHCL@westernu.edu or call (541) 259-0249