Job Posting

Student Nurse

Job Posting: Student Nurse

Camp Pathfinder 2024 Season


Pathfinder seeks a student nurse for our 111th camp season. Camp Pathfinder, est. 1914, is a rustic boys summer camp operating for over a century in Algonquin Park. Pathfinder nurses play a crucial, rewarding role in a renowned camping community.


Roles and Responsibilities::

  • Integrate nursing and health knowledge with a camp tradition of outdoor health and wellbeing. 
  • Provide care to a wonderful small community of 110 campers and 75 staff 
  • Assume a leadership role to influence healthy behaviors in the camp setting. 
  • Work with the Camp Director, Medical Directors (emergency physician and  pediatrician), RNs, first responders and senior camp staff. 
  • Supervise swimming, lifeguard, create safe, fun waterfront environment. 
  • Paddle, swim, hike, stargaze and play in Algonquin Park every day. 
  • Become part of a great community and camp family spanning the world. 
  • Participate in wilderness medicine and first response education for camp staff. 
  • Attend the Ontario Camps Association camp health workshop in mid-April. 
  • Administer daily meds, prepare medical kits for out-trips, respond to injuries and illness, review and manage camper / staff health records, communicate with camp  staff and parents as needed.  
  • Live in full time residence on beautiful Pathfinder Island, in the heart of Algonquin. 


Residential Dates:

Full Season option: June 24 – Aug. 20, 2024

Two-Week Session Options: 

June 24 – July 13 

July 13 – 26 

July 26 – 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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