Membership

“I have so much respect and admiration for the nurses in the ACN group- they are so skillful and know so much about camp nursing.  At the annual Symposium I learn from the sessions but I learn as much by spending time with those nurses.”

Diana

Camp Nurse

ACN: The Leading Voice in Camp Healthcare

The Association of Camp Nursing is a professional nursing organization working towards healthier camp communities by supporting the practice of camp nursing. Members and associate members of ACN are nurses, camp directors, camp leaders, organizations and  individuals interested in camp health services. ACN is celebrating it’s 25th year in 2019 and provides a depth of resources for all camp health services. The quarterly publication CompassPoint is a valued member benefit, as well as the annual Camp Nurse Symposium offering timely educational opportunities and networking with other camp health professionals. Coming in 2019 the Online Education Center will broaden the scope of camp health education available from ACN.

Members are licensed nurses, Associate members are individuals interested in camp health (Camp directors/ leaders, Physicians, EMT’s, Wilderness First Aid/ First Responder and other camp staff.)

Annual dues are $60 for members and associate members. Join us! We’ve got so much to share!

Membership Types

Individuals may  join ACN and organizations may join. Details below.

Nurse Members

Annual dues are $60.

Benefits of membership include:

  • The quarterly publication CompassPoint (you may choose a print or digital version)
  • Webinars offered free to ACN members
  • Access to the message board: an online forum for members to discuss camp healthcare issues
  • Nursing continuing education credits for attending the annual Camp Nurse Symposium
  • RN’s who are current ACN members qualify to teach courses in First Aid, CPR, Blood Borne Pathogens and more through the Emergency Care & Safety Institute (ECSI)
  • Discounts on store merchandise and educational resources
  • Discounts in the Online Education Center (coming in 2019)
  • Continuing Education credits for Online Education courses
Associate Members

Annual dues are $60. Benefits of membership include:

  • The quarterly publication CompassPoint
  • Webinars offered free to ACN members
  • Access to the message board: an online forum for members to discuss camp healthcare issues
  • Discounts on store merchandise and educational resources
  • Webinars offered through ACN
  • Discounts in the Online Education Center (coming in 2019)
Nursing Students

$30 for one year

The student membership rate is a one-time opportunity to receive a first year membership for $30. Students will be processed as associate members and will have access to the same resources and support as all other associate members. Students will be required to report the college or university where they are currently enrolled.

Benefits of membership include:

  • The quarterly publication CompassPoint
  • Webinars offered free to ACN members
  • Access to the message board: an online forum for members to discuss camp healthcare issues
  • Discounts on store merchandise and educational resources
  • Webinars offered through ACN
  • Discounts in the Online Education Center (coming in 2019)

 

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Association of Camp Nursing

Executive Director: Tracey Gaslin PhD, CRNI, CPNP, FNP-BC

19006 Hunt Country Lane, Fisherville, KY 40023
tel: 502.232.2945