Briana DeCarvalho, RN, is the camp nurse at TREK (Together in Recreation, Exploration & Knowledge), a 1-week residential respite camp program for adults with a primary diagnosis of TBI. As the only program of its kind in the state of New Jersey, TREK provides a time for campers ages 16 to 66 to socialize and get involved in a vast amount of recreational activities, such as swimming, dancing, art, music, cooking, poetry, nature study and sports.
DeCarvalho lives on the premises of camp for the week, along with campers and counselors, and is on call throughout the day and nights as needed. Her primary responsibilities are to provide nursing care, first aid, emergency response and medication disbursement to TREK participants and staff.
Enjoy this photo gallery that highlights campers enjoying their special week at camp. Read more about camp nursing here.