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Camp Nurse Career

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We have provided a variety of information on the career of a Camp Nurse. We hope this information will be useful and informative and teach you about the exciting world of Camp Nursing. Also available - list of jobs for Camp Nurses.

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Camp Nurse


What is a Camp Nurse?

Job Title


Camp Nurse

Job Description



A Camp Nurse provides care for children ages 6-18.

•Dispense meds
•First aid for minor injuries
•Ensure health and safety of campers and staff
•Weekly health checks
•Communicating specific camper health needs (allergies, special diets) to staff
•Medical record keeping
•Liaising with local doctors, hospitals, and pharmacies
•Communicate with parents
•Accompany sick/injured campers or staff to the hospital or to medical appointments
•Participate in camp activities and events

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Job Qualifications


Camp Nurses can be RNs, LPNs or LVNs or nursing students with all types of nursing backgrounds.

Camp Nurse provides many types of services:
•RN or LPN degree (or nursing student)
•Must be available for at least 4 weeks, 7- or 8-week availability highly preferred
•Flexible-- able to adapt to different environments
•Confidence in nursing skills
•Responsible, hard-working
•Good bedside manner, friendly and personable
•Strong assessment abilities
•Prior experience with children
•Willing to obtain appropriate state licensure
•ER and/or pediatric unit experience preferred
•New nursing graduates are welcome

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Certification not yet established for Camp Nursing.


Associations & Links


Association of Camp Nurses (ACN): The Association of Camp Nurses (ACN) is a professional nursing organization working toward healthier camp communities by supporting the practice of camp nursing.


Christian Camping International: The mission of Christian Camping International-Worldwide is to promote Christian camping throughout the world as a means of helping the Church fulfill the Great Commission of Jesus Christ.


Camp Is the central nurse employment recruiting Web site for CampGroup, LLC, offering tremendous job opportunities for nurses and nursing students who are interested in a camp nurse position.


Job Search


Camp Nurse Jobs/Employment: Listing of Camp Nurse jobs available in all 50 states. Excellent job resource.


Official Publication


CompassPoint: The official journal of the National Association of School Nurses.

CompassPoint is ACN's quarterly publication. The publication features articles related to camp nursing and camp health along with ACN member information.


Online Degree Programs


If you would like to advance your nursing career, accredited online degree programs available. RN to PhDRN to MSNRN to BSN or LPN to ASN or BSN degree. 

    Nursing Degrees Online: List of Top Rate Accredited Schools that provide Nursing & Healthcare Degrees & certificates.
Nursing Resources  

Nursing CEUs or Continuing Ed Courses



Nursing College Admission Essays


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National Dates


Don't forget our Camp Nurses during "National Nurses Week" May 6-12. Nursing Appreciation Gifts


Camp Nurse Gifts


Camp Nurse Gifts: All occasion gifts for Camp Nurses. Greeting cards and gifts designed to pay tribute to the hard work of Camp Nurses and commend them for a job well done. Buy all occasion gifts for Camp Nurses: mugs, tee shirts, tote bags, teddy bears, stickers and more.


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