Camp Nurse (RN) to join our Camp Family for Summer 2024!

Camps Equinunk and Blue Ridge
PO Box 365
Equinunk, PA 11937
United States
Summer Camp - Overnight
Sleep-Away Camp
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Job Start Date
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Job Description

Seeking experienced and energetic RN for a traditional brother/sister camp in the Poconos!

Since 1920, our traditional Brother/Sister summer camps have been at the forefront of resident camping and have served as a summer home to hundreds of campers, staff, and alumni. We are passionate about the camping experience and value the history and traditions that continue to shape us.

We are looking for skilled, compassionate, energetic, qualified nurses (RN) who enjoy working with children, to become part of our excellent health care team and camp family! Camp nurses are responsible for the general health and well-being of our campers and staff.



Full Season - June 20 - August 15, 2024 

Part Season - 3 or 4-week option available 


  • assist with the setup of the Health Care Center
  • provide health care to meet the individual needs of staff and campers
  • screen campers and staff
  • dispense and manage medications
  • administer first aid and attend to injuries
  • communicate daily with Directors, HC Staff, Parents and Administration as required
  • maintain accurate and detailed medical records
  • liaise with doctors, hospitals, and pharmacies
  • assist Health Center Coordinator to maintain the facility; clean, stocked and organized
  • prepare and monitor medication for off-campus trips
  • assist with preparing and distributing first aid kits around campus
  • keeping the facility organized and stocked
  • other daily general health center duties
  • starting at $1,000 - $1,100 p/w for full 8-week contract
  • private room and full board
  • travel stipend
  • reimbursement for PA licensing
  • tuition credit option for camp aged children
Other Information: 
  • modern health centers
  • physician in residence
  • wifi internet access
  • use of facilities
  • on-site laundry facilities
To apply please email or complete an application on our website at

New Grads welcome to apply!


We look forward to hearing from you soon



Job Requirements


- RN or NP certified - compact license or able to secure temporary licensing in PA

- CPR and AED certified

- current First aid certification and/or experience in first aid and emergency management

- experience in both pediatric and adult illness/injury care

- a desire to work with children and young adults

- community health knowledge

- ability to multi-task

- a flexible attitude with strong skills working in a team

- ability to work in a fast-paced environment

- empathetic and friendly personality


Physical Aspects of the Job:

- assist in the setup of health center

- ability to lift/assist campers and staff

- ability to read and follow directions on medication labels, health forms, physician orders, and parent letters

- ability to use a phone 

- be able to maintain a written record system

- ability to quickly get to remote locations on the camp property over uneven terrain

- observe and assess sanitation and safety conditions of the camp

- ability to communicate with parents, staff, and administration about camper health concerns

- possess the endurance to meet emergency needs

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Caralyne Cranham
PO Box 365
Equinunk PA 18417
United States
Camps Equinunk and Blue Ridge Caralyne Cranham
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