Leroy Springs, Inc

Adventure Wilderness Residential Camp Nurse


Camp Nurse is responsible for the implementation of the camp healthcare policy, daily oversight and handling camper and staff medication, assessing camper and staff illnesses, and supporting the overall health of camp. The position will receive a flat fee each week plus room and board if needed.


Leadership Staff Training: May 16th – 20th, times TBD

Camp Training Sessions: May 23rd –27th, times TBD

Camp Dates:

Week 1: July 3rd – July 9th, Sunday – Saturday

Week 2: July 10th – 16th, Sunday – Saturday

Staff arrival at Springmaid Mountain: Saturday, July 2nd


Oversee the healthcare check-in, including accepting OTC, prescription, and life-saving medication
Maintain medication distribution schedules and administer all medications including OTC and prescription medications
Provide basic health care services and recommend OTC as needed
Complete staff and camper health screenings and daily temperature checks
Assess any medical incidents or injuries of campers or staff reported at camp
Maintain incident and illness report records
Ensures COVID protocols are being followed and maintained at a high standard
Effective communication with parents and counselors
Oversee and maintain camp infirmary and first aid supplies
Apply healthcare policies and procedures to all health related incidents at camp
Maintain high standards of safety and security to prevent accidents and to respond appropriately in emergency situations
Is considered part of the leadership team and assists groups as necessary, as well as helping with bunk checks at night and other potential responsibilities
Review camp health policies and offer suggestions for improvement
All other job duties as assigned


Be a role model to campers and staff in your attitude and behavior
Set a good example to campers and others
Ability to interact with all age levels
Preferred certification in Wilderness First Aid


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must have an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
Must hold an active North Carolina RN license and be able to legally practice in North Carolina
Must be 21 years of age or older
Must be able to attend the week of camp training
Availability to work both weeks of camp strongly preferred


Current CPR, First Aid, AED certifications
Child Abuse prevention training, will train
Valid Driver’s License with a safe driving record
Required to live on-site during duration of training and camp


Some physical requirements of a Camp Nurse position include: endurance, prolonged standing, some bending, stooping, walking long distances, hiking, biking, climbing, and stretching; requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate outdoor equipment and camp activities; requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate camper activities/programs and the ability to lift up to 25lbs; daily exposure to inconsistent weather conditions such as sun, heat, or rain and animals such as bugs and snakes, etc.


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