Job Posting

Camp Nurse

Job Posting: Camp Nurse and Student Nurse

Camp Pathfinder 2024 Season

Pathfinder seeks a 1.) registered nurse, 2.) practical nurse and 3.) student nurse for our 1011th camp season. Camp Pathfinder, est. 1914, is an historic boys summer camp operating for over a century in Algonquin Park. Pathfinder nurses play a crucial, rewarding role in a renowned camping community.



These roles provide care to children and staff in a medical “home away from home.”

The camp nurse is a full-time residential role of 2-weeks or 3½ -weeks duration, working with medical directors and a partner nurse to steward the Pathfinder health program.


The student nurse is a full-time residential role, and frequently also serves as a lifeguard and swim instructor in the camp’s aquatics program.


Work closely with the camp director, senior staff, camp health staff and medical directors. Prevent and respond to illness and injury, promote good health and hygiene, and support tripping program with medkits and guide consultation. Enhance the community’s well-being. Have wonderful, relaxing days in a stunning natural setting.


Residential Dates:

Full Season dates: June 25 – Aug. 20, 2024.

Two-Week Assignments: July 1 – 13, July 13 – 25, July 27 – Aug. 8, Aug. 8 – 20.



For each position, a competitive salary is provided, per experience and qualification.

Includes room & board, training, and days off.


Contact Us / Send C.V.

Will Hopkins, camp director, 646.707.1855



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