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Paid Summer Camp Positions
Summer 2017

Camp Kesem

Camp Kesem of UW is in need of camp nurses for their upcoming camps in August.

Camp Kesem is a national non-profit organization run by college students that puts on a free summer camp for kids affected by their parent’s cancer. Our volunteers are all students at the University of Washington, and they fund raise and plan all year to ensure camp runs smoothly. All camp kids have a parent who has, has had, or has passed away from cancer. Our camp aims to provide them a space to truly be a kid, because their lives don’t often allow time for being a child. We are looking for one nurse for our first week of camp, August 13th-18th and two nurses during our second week of camp, August 20th – 25th, 2017. If you love children and would like to spend some of your summer to meet these inspirational kids, please contact us. Our email is For more information about Camp Kesem visit

Camp Nor'wester 

Camp Nor'wester is a summer camp in the San Juan Islands that is 80+ years
old and has been serving campers and staff for generations. We are seeking a compassionate and caring Registered Nurse or Licensed Physician who is willing to relocate to Johns Island for a contract of either 5, 6 or 11 weeks this summer (see dates below).

You, along with a Nurse's Assistant and a Relief Nurse, would manage the health center and wellness of our community of campers and staff. Responsibilities include following American Camp Association guidelines for
healthcare and service to campers and staff, managing detailed paperwork and med distribution, keeping a clean health center, following appropriate medical routines related to record keeping, disposal of waste and
safeguarding medications, make judgments regarding sending campers/staff off island for treatment, and assessing and managing all inventory. Additional responsibilities can be found on the job description that will be sent upon inquiry.

Experience Required
. Licensed in Washington State
. Minimum of two year nursing experience
. Experience with children/young adults desirable
. Ability to originate, update, and/or monitor health care, maintain
records, and implement the health care plan
. Current CPR and First Aid certifications
. Desire to work and live in a camp community
. Sense of Humor

We provide rustic and beautiful housing in the Health Center as well as all of your meals. Time off is woven into the schedule through coordination with the Relief Nurse, who has been part of our program for over 20 years.

Contract period options:
. June 8th (negotiable start date) to August 24th (full summer - 11 weeks)
. June 8th (negotiable start date) to July 23rd (6+ weeks)
. July 21st to August 24th (5 weeks)
. Shorter Contracts can be discussed after inquiry

Compensation $4,500 - $10,000 depending on contract period

Please go to our website to learn more about us - – and apply online if interested. You can also call Sheila at 425-670-1935 to find out more information. Thanks for your interest and we look forward to
talking with you!

Camp Nurse Job Description.pdf

Camp Beausite Northwest 

Camp Beausite Northwest is now hiring seasonal summer camp counselors, camp nurse, and a food-service manager!

WHERE: Camp Beausite (Chimacum)

DATES: June 26-30 for training AND

M-F July 3-Aug 4 2017.

See full job descriptions, requirements and salary info and apply at: 

See Flyer:
Camp Flyer 2017.pdf

Camp Stand By Me




Easter Seals Washington Camp Stand By Me is a camp for individuals with disabilities of all ages.  We operate our own camp year round on the shores of Vaughn Bay in the south Puget sound.  We offer two different RN positions.


1. We staff one RN at each of our weekend camps (from September to May, during the school year).  We offer a weekend camp about every other weekend.  The RN pay rate is $600 per weekend.

2. We staff two RN’s at each of our nine week-long summer camps.  The RN pay rate for each summer week is $1500 per week (Sunday through Friday afternoon)


The RN position is primarily focused on passing medicines and providing expertise on feeding tubes, dietary restrictions, and some sub-emergent care.  We utilize nearby EMS for emergent care. 


We staff a 1:1 or 1:2 counselor/attendant ratio for all our campers, and our counselors are highly trained and professional, and do 99% of the personal care and behavior care. 

 Our nurses love working here and all of our current nurses have worked here for several years at least.  The campers we serve are a truly wonderful bunch, and they are in heaven when they come to camp.  It’s a very happy place. 

 The nurse(s) live in the medical center while they are on site working, sleep here every night, eat here for free, and the medical center is comfortable, modern and well organized.  We have just about every tool the nurse could need.


Interested applicants should email me directly.

My address is

Camp Skylemar

Registered Nurse Needed



Skylemar is a sports-oriented camp for boys, located in southern Maine.  Campers come from many states and countries, to participate in the program which runs June 25-August 11.  This summer will mark our 69th year under the same ownership.



We offer a competitive salary, travel expenses, housing, meals and laundry service.  If you have boys under the age of 16, we welcome them as campers, with all expenses covered.  There is also a reciprocal arrangement with a nearby girl’s camp, for the daughters of our staff members.



We would be pleased to tell you more about the job, and my wife Arleen can be reached during the day or evening at (410) 329-3775, or by email at  Check out our website at:



Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth



The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth is hiring nurses for our summer academic program at the University of Seattle.

A summer at CTY has more books than bug bites and more algebra than archery. Our students—rising 8th-11th graders—participate in engaging classes and social activities. They come for love of learning and the chance to study on a beautiful college campus. They have the time of their lives with our energetic staff and their new best friends. Our staff retention rate is robust. We offer competitive pay plus room and board on campus.

CTY site nurses, like camp and school nurses, have clinical and administrative responsibilities. Site nurses review student medical information, dispense medications students bring with them to site, confer with parents, assess and treat student illnesses and injuries, and document student health care and make referrals as needed.  They are supported in this work by health assistants.

Employment dates are June 18 to August 6. Salary ranges from $7,000 to $8,200, depending upon license and experience. Our residential sites provide housing and meals in addition to salary. Residency strongly preferred.



To learn more and apply online, visit


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