2018 Camp Nursing Symposium: Camp Nurses are Positively Magical

February 19-21, 2018

    Disney's Coronado Springs Resort

Orlando, Florida

The Symposium was a wonderful time of connecting with other camp nurses, gaining new insites into the practice of healthcare at camp, and being inspired in the work we do.

Symposium Highlights

  • A record of over 100 participants!
  • Marcus Engel, Keynote speaker inspired us to take advantage of every moment, to be present with the campers and staff we are caring for
  • Breakout sessions focusing on current practice for clinical issues: concussions, ticks, diabetes, eating disorders and others
  • Award Winners:
    • Camp Nurse of the Year:  Stacy Dorian, RN (Camp Tawonga, California)
    • CompassPoint writing award – Dr. Vicki Moran & Dr. Abby Hollander (Camp EDI, the Ed and Gloria Hirsch

      Camp for Children with Diabetes)

    • Jeanne Otto Award:  Mary Marugg, RN (Sonlight Christian Camp, Colorado)

This is the leading conference for nurses and others who practice healthcare in a camp setting. The symposium includes expert speakers, round table discussions, networking opportunities and more. The ACN annual Symposium is held in connection with the American Camp Association National Conference, offering a collaborative event rich with opportunities for expanding your knowledge of camp health services.


Call  (502-232-2945) or Email (acn@campnurse.org) ACN’s office.  Executive Director, Tracey Gaslin will gladly help with questions regarding the event.