Association of Camp Nursing
Working towards healthier camp communities since 1994
The leading voice in Camp Healthcare
For 25 years ACN has been providing educational resources for all aspects of camp healthcare. ACN developed the scope and standards of camp nursing practice and leads the way in camp health research.
ACN's Next 25 Years
Be part of ACN’s future!
Donate to the 25-for- 25 campaign to celebrate 25 years of ACN and move us in to the next 25 years. All donations directly support the Online Education Center, providing easily accessible camp health courses on topics relevant to anyone practicing in a camp setting. ACN is a 501(c)3, all donations are tax deductible.
Registration is live! Plan to join us in San Diego for ACN’s Camp Nurse Symposium. Our 20th conference, providing education and resources for camp health providers.
September brings a new season in camp nursing as we wrap up a summer season and begin planning for 2020. Symposium registration will open soon!
Staff Fatigue Management: Promising Practices
Informed by ACN’s Fatigue Research, CBD Oil and Camp, Measles Brief and so much more!
It’s easy to search the ACN website (to include past issues of CompassPoint) for a specific topic. Just use the search box!
Conscientious checks for ticks should be routine in some camp environments to limit exposure to ticks. Review where to specifically check for ticks.
From the CDC: 21 states have an ongoing outbreak of Hepatitis A. Find resources and more details on the CDC website.