Job Description

Summer Camp Nurse position available: Come and spend your summer as part of our Health Services Team at a residential summer camp in Denmark, Maine.

Wyonegonic Camps, is the longest running residential camp for girls in the United States. We offer a traditional resident camp program with an extensive waterfront that offers a variety of program opportunities.


• Share health care responsibilities with another nurse for camp of 300 persons
• Distribute daily medications at meal time
• Diagnose and treat children and staff after meals
• Monitor chronic diseases
• On call for emergencies and administer necessary first aid
• Use standing orders of camp doctor who is located 8 miles away
• Abide by ACA (American Camp Association) Standards
• Follow state “Standards of Nursing Practice and Code of Ethics”
• Supervise health and sanitation of camp facilities
• Demonstrate a wellness philosophy
• Listen to staff and children in need
• Communicate with parents when necessary
• Administer medications
• Screen all persons at camp when they arrive
• Care for "in" patients in the Health Center
• Drive children to the MD, Urgent Care or ER
• Set up and replenish first aid kits taken on hiking and canoe trips
• Keep a daily log and other necessary records required by ACA and the State of Maine Health Inspection Program
• Submit paper work for insurance company reimbursement
• Keep inventory of meds and supplies; order supplies
• Enter daily activity on the computer
• Keep in mind that additional responsibilities may be added or reassigned as necessary

Apply by: May 12 2019


Camp/Organization: Wyonegonic Camps (ACA Accredited)

Location: Denmark, ME

Type of Position: Health Staff

Time Frame: Seasonal

Salary: $140-$170/day



• Conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times, both when on duty and during time off
• Have a genuine interest in working with youth
• Live in residence
• Contribute as a member of the staff team



• Experience with children
• Comfort in the outdoors and rustic living
• Desire to work and live with young people in a camp community
• Excellent communication skills
• Confidence with clinical skills
• License - State of Maine : RN: Doctor; or Physician Assistant
• Current driver's license; excellent driving record
• Knowledge, experience and current certification in CPR or equivalent

Additional Information

We are seeking an in-residence camp nurse position for 5 weeks mid-June ending July 21st. Daily compensation is based on working 5 days per week. Camper tuition benefits can be discussed.


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Carol Sudduth

215 Wyonegonic RD Wyonegonic Camps
Denmark, Maine 04022