Camp Nurse Needed in Lake Placid, New York (Camp Treetops)

Camp Treetops
4382 Cascade Road
Lake Placid , NY 12946
United States
Summer Camp - Overnight
Sleep-Away Camp
Experience Required
Degree Required
Job Start Date
Job End Date
$3,000.00 to $3,750.00 Per Month
Job Description

Join Us!

Come spend the summer in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains. Camp Treetops is an overnight camp for children ages 8-14 located just outside Lake Placid, New York. With a freshwater lake, miles of woodland trails, and an organic farm, we offer a spectacular setting, simple, healthy living, and the opportunity for our nurses to work collaboratively in a supportive community. We provide a competitive salary plus room, board, and laundry service. Children of nurses are also welcome to attend camp at no cost, if there is space available. Term of employment is June 22 – August 22, 2023. Each nurse receives one day off per week and at least 2 other evenings off.


  • Responsible for primary care of sick and/or injured campers. This may involve 24-hour care, which you would coordinate with other nursing staff
  • Monitor health of staff
  • Store and dispense camper medications
  • Contact parents when necessary 
  • Maintain records
  • Issue and maintain first aid kits 
  • Participate in specific areas of staff training pertaining to issues of health and safety
  • Make appointments, when necessary, with medical/dental personnel in Lake Placid or Saranac Lake
  • Coordinate the response to any medical emergency, illness, or outbreak in the camp community
  • Monitor and evaluate camp procedures, facilities, and conditions and suggest modifications that would create more healthful conditions in camp  

Salary is commensurate with experience, as determined by the camp director.

Room, board, and laundry service are provided.

If interested please send resume, cover letter, and three references to:

Hannah Edwards, Camp Treetops Director, 4382 Cascade Rd., Lake Placid, NY 12946 or email them to: For more information, please call Hannah at (518) 523-9329 ext. 6501 or visit our website:  Please let Camp Treetops know you saw their job posting on

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications and General Information

  • Must be a licensed Registered Nurse in New York State

  • Must have nursing experience

  • Must have experience with children

  • A desire to work and live in a camp community

  • Each nurse receives one day off per week and 2 other evenings off

  • Adirondack Medical Center and Health Center is 7 miles away in Lake Placid

  • Camp-aged children (ages 8-14) get full Camp Treetops’ tuition remission, if space is available

Hannah Edwards
4382 Cascade Road
Lake Placid NY 12946
United States
Camp Treetops Hannah Edwards
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