Seattle Children's Nurse Camp Ignites Passion for Saving Lives

Seattle Children's Nurse Camp Ignites Passion for Saving Lives

Forget video games, a group of young people are spending the summer learning about nursing. It's called Nurse Camp, and it's run by Seattle Children's. Instead of sunscreen and hats, these kids have chosen masks and gloves for their summer break. "Nursing Camp can give you that opportunity to maybe find what you love and what you want to do," says Jessica Havens, an OR nurse at Seattle Children's. Her mother was a nurse, and Jessica was one of the first graduates of nursing camp.

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Seattle Children’s mission is to provide hope, care and cures to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Together, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Research Institute and Foundation deliver superior patient care, identify new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and raise funds to create better futures for patients.

Ranked as one of the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report, Seattle Children’s serves as the pediatric and adolescent academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country. As one of the nation’s top five pediatric research centers, Seattle Children’s Research Institute is internationally recognized for its work in neurosciences, immunology, cancer, infectious disease, injury prevention and much more. Seattle Children’s Hospital and Research Foundation works with the Seattle Children’s Guild Association, the largest all-volunteer fundraising network for any hospital in the country, to gather community support and raise funds for uncompensated care and research. Join Seattle Children’s bold initiative – It Starts With Yes: The Campaign for Seattle Children’s – to transform children’s health for generations to come.

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