Nurses at Treetops must:

  • be a licensed Registered Nurse in New York State
  • have nursing experience
  • have experience with children
  • a desire to work and live in a camp community.


  • responsible for the health and safety of all Treetops campers and staff — this may involve 24-hour care, which you would coordinate with other nurses
  • store and dispense camper medications
  • communication with parents as needed
  • review camper and staff health forms
  • maintain health log
  • issue and maintain first aid kits
  • participate in specific areas of staff training pertaining to issues of health and safety
  • make appointments, when necessary, with medical/dental personnel in Lake Placid or Saranac Lake.
  • coordinate the response to any medical emergency, illness, or outbreak in the camp community.
  • monitor and evaluate camp procedures, facilities, and conditions and suggest modifications that would create more healthful conditions in camp.



Apply to be a Treetops nurse by filling out our online application.

For more information about our application, interview, and hiring process, please click here.