Camp Via West

Camp Via West internships are immersive, rewarding and educational experiences that allow students to apply their learnings and skills directly in our programs. The opportunity for direct services is supported and supervised alongside our seasoned professional staff who provide mentorship and training in their area of expertise. Internship opportunities at camp require that students commit to our Summer sessions and live onsite working alongside our staff. We welcome pre-internship students looking to gain more experience in preparation for their formal placements as well as current internship students looking to complete the educational requirement of their program. Internships are seasonal at Camp Via West and run for the duration of our camp session.

If you are interested in applying for an internship please send your resume and area of interest to

Skills Development:
  • Non-profit program operations
  • Case management
  • Behavioral management, goal setting, and support plan development
  • Social work insights
Enhanced Intern Experience:

Internship Opportunities

Recreation Therapy Internship (practicum included)

At Camp Via west we provide an opportunity for Recreation Therapy students to complete their practicum and internship. This is a great opportunity for students to gain experience and exposure around curriculum planning and development, adaptations to programs to meet camper needs, opportunity to work with a variety of disabilities, ages and provide individualized support, as well as assessments.

Nurse Internship

Our nurse internship is designed for students who have completed at least 1 patient care rotation and are competent in oral medication administration. You must be actively enrolled in or have completed an accredited 2 or 4 year RN/BSN program. This opportunity allows students to provide direct nursing care to campers and staff under the supervision of our Nurses and Health Center Manager. Opportunities to assess and identify needs based on symptoms, provide first aid care, supervise and care for individuals in the health center, assist with daily medication management and administration, as well as providing support to our camp staff.

Our position is full at this time. Interested in joining the Nurse Internship waitlist? Email us at