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Avid4 Adventure

  • Denver, Denver, CO
  • avid4.com
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Summer Camp Nurse – Overnight Residential Camps

  • Do what you love! As a member of the Avid4 team, you will spend your days outside inspiring a new generation of outdoor adventurers.
  • Join an amazing staff community! You will be joining a team of insatiable outdoor enthusiasts - all year long, our team's communication channels are buzzing with invitations for trips, climbing days, happy hours, and other events.
  • Great perks! We are proud to pay all of our staff at least the living wage in the areas in which we have programs. We also value experience and certifications that enhance your outdoor educator profession. Additionally, you will have free access to our gear during non-camp hours, pro deals, adventure grants, and optional professional development opportunities.
  • Positions available to match your passion and experience!


min experience

salary range

$1k - $1k / week

Additional Job Details

International Applicants Allowed?
Work Visa Sponsoring Available

Job Overview

Are you seeking a summer of meaningful work? Do you care deeply about creating a positive and safe environment where our campers can thrive? Are you someone who has found the outdoors to be inspiring and finding community to be life-changing? Then you are the perfect fit for Avid4 Adventure’s overnight residential camps.

Why Avid4 Adventure?

  • We were again voted by Outside Magazine as one of the 50 Best Places to Work.
  • We are the only summer camp in the world that is a Certified B Corp (Benefit Corporation).
  • We truly live by our Core Values.
  • We are committed to improving inclusion, diversity, justice, and equity both internally and in the outdoor industry as a whole. You can learn more about our JEDI commitments and progress here.
  • Benefits – Access to affordable health insurance, access to free gear, discounted pro deals on gear, professional development, and more!
  • Compensation – We provide onsite housing and meals for your entire summer! Weekly pay rates start at $1080/week but increase with additional experience and certifications. Learn more about our compensation and bonus structure here.

We are hiring Camp Nurses for our two Colorado Overnight Camps: Camp Blue Sky (Grades 1-5) in Evergreen, CO and Camp Windy Peak (Grades 6-12) in Bailey, CO. As a home away from home, we provide a safe space for campers to truly be themselves and our Camp Nurses play a vital role in creating this environment. You will provide direct care to both campers and staff to ensure the wellbeing of all camp residents. You will partner closely with the Assistant Director of Operations and Camper Support Specialist with overall clinical administration and operations and in keeping the health clinic in compliance with all regulatory agencies. This is an incredible opportunity for someone looking to make a lasting impact for dozens of campers this summer.


In this role you will

  • Oversee the collection, storage and administration of medications to campers and staff following the policies of Avid4 Adventure, State of Colorado, American Camp Association, and local Health Agencies
  • Assist in a general health screening of all campers and staff during the summer including a general inspection of cabins, unit areas, showers, bathrooms and observation of general camper and staff health
  • Assist in the organization and administration of regular daily clinic hours, utilizing the current standing orders for issuing treatment and medications
  • Maintain accurate and detailed medical records via our electronic medical record-keeping system, CampDoc
  • Oversee the inventory of necessary medical supplies and equipment
  • Engagement with the campers and staff and be part of the camp experience

Job Requirements

  • Must be at least 21 years of age at the start of camp
  • Desire to work in a residential camp-based clinic serving children
  • Current CO Registered Nurse license or licensure in a compact state that is recognized by the State of Colorado.

Work Schedule

  • Camps run June 11 – August 5. Must be available to attend staff training that starts on June 6.
  • Priority will be given to candidates that are able to work the entire summer, however, candidates that are able to work either the first half (6/11 – 7/8) or second half (7/7 – 8/5) of the season are also encouraged to apply.


We understand your time is valuable which is why we have a simple, 3-minutes or less, mobile-friendly application. We also like to be transparent about our interview process so here is what you can expect after you apply:

  • Step 1: Initial phone screen and invitation to submit three references (personal and/or professional)
  • Step 2: 20-minute live virtual interview
  • Final decision!!

This process moves quickly so be ready to hear from us shortly after you submit your application.

We are unable to accept any more candidates this summer that require a visa to work with us. Be sure to check our job board again in the Fall to be considered for our 2024 Summer Season!

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


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