Of the Association of Camp Nursing


The primary publication of ACN is CompassPoint, the quarterly journal included in an ACN membership. Members often state that it is one of the most valuable resources of an ACN membership.

Back issues of CompassPoint are completely searchable by topic, use the primary search bar on the website. Back issues are available for members in pdf format. They may be downloaded. Non-members may purchase back issues of CompassPoint through the Camp Nurse store.

Submit an Article for Publication

ACN welcomes the submission of articles for consideration to be published in CompassPoint. CompassPoint accepts a variety of  offerings including case studies, anecdotal experiences, research findings, and educational information.  ACN offers writing mentors for anyone who would like assistance with their potential articles.  For more information contact Tracey Gaslin, Executive Director of ACN, or Marcia Ellett, Editor of CompassPoint

Tracey Gaslin:

Marcia Ellett:

The Scope and Standards of Camp Nursing Practice

Developed by the Association of Camp Nursing, the Scope and Standards of Camp Nursing Practice is available in the Camp Nurse store.

Practice Guidelines

Practice Guidelines from the Association of Camp Nursing

These guidelines provide direction and support for five of the most common activities performed by health care staff at camps.


Scope and Standards of Camp Nursing Practice


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