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Summer Camp USA

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Work in the USA

Summer Camp USA offers the unique opportunity to work with American children as a Camp Counsellor in summer camps across the USA - part of a great American tradition! Camp Counselling is open to anyone aged between 18 and 30 who have experience working with children. Positions fitting all skills and interests including sports, arts, waterfront, music and outdoor adventures are available.

Plus, when your Summer Camp ends, your visa allows up to 30 days of travelling around North America, so you can visit all the places you've always dreamt of seeing!

Escape winter and set your sights on Summer Camp USA 2020. Score $150 off your placement program when you book instore by 31 January 2020!*

What will I be doing at Summer Camp USA?

As a Camp Counsellor you will look after children, teach them activities and be a role model all rolled into one! You’ll work with children aged 6-16 years old at Summer Camps for 9 to 11 weeks from June to August in return for pocket money, all meals, all accommodation plus heaps of fun and adventure. You’ll live in a cabin with 6-10 campers and staff and do a variety of activities during the day.

What does Summer Camp USA include?

• Placement at Summer Camp including food, accommodation and salary (up to US$450 more than other summer camp programmes!)

• Visa support Medical insurance

• Pre-departure orientation & booklet containing camp advice

• First nights accommodation (if requested to transit through New York)

• Transport to camp

• Access to 1000’s of camps in America

• Ongoing support including a 24 hour emergency contact number

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Am I eligible for Summer Camp USA?

• Participants must be aged 18-30 years old (18 year olds are eligible, but must be mature with proven leadership and experience)

• Must be able to leave for camp between May and mid-June for at least nine weeks - most camp contracts start before the 21st June

• Must be energetic, adaptable and genuinely enjoy working with or around children, with no criminal convictions

• Must have USD$300

What will I earn doing Summer Camp USA?

Summer Camp USA Counsellors get paid the following rates:

• If you are aged under 21 years: up to $1,650USD

• If you are aged over 21 years: up to $1,800USD

• Please note, work at a special needs camp may attract a higher rate - check with your Travel Expert for more details

What does Summer Camp USA cost?

The program fee is $499 – lowest fees in Australia, exclusive to STA Travel!

Book in January 2020 and save $150*

$150 off Summer Camp USA Terms and Conditions

*$150 off Summer Camp USA promotion is applicable to new bookings made in store only between 01 January - 31 January 2020, for 2020 placements. Further terms, conditions and eligibility requirements apply, please see a Travel Expert in store for full details. Offer may be changed or withdrawn at any time without notice.