American Camp Crew

United States

Program Length: Up to 4 Months
Program Cost: $595

Across the U.S., children, and teenagers of all ages head to summer camp to experience cabin life, new activities, fun, adventures, meet new friends and take a break from screens. Camps need qualified, friendly, caring staff members to support their campers, facilitate activities, and ensure a positive, safe experience for all.

That’s where you come in!

Spend the best summer of your life
MAKING A DIFFERENCE!

Eligibility:

You may be eligible to participate in this program if:

  • You are at least 18 years of age.
  • You are a teacher, youth worker, student, someone with special skills that are needed at camp (i.e. sports, ropes course, boat driving, etc.)

Length:

Camp Crew Experience would last a maximum of four months, typically during the American summer months of May-August.

Process/How it Works

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Step 1

Complete sponsor interview and review of eligibility
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Step 2

Select from available host camp placements; participate in host camp interview
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Step 3

If hired, submit full application and program fee
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Step 4

Take Alliance Abroad visa paperwork to U.S. Embassy for your scheduled J-1 camp counselor visa appointment
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Step 5

If visa received, start planning for an unforgettable summer!

Get Started

What This Program Includes

Guaranteed Placement

A 4-month* full-time placement in one of our amazing summer camps across the USA.
*Maximum length (usually 8-10 weeks)

Compensation

Pocket money up to $2,000 for the entire summer.

Housing and Meals

Shared Housing and meals are included and provided directly by your camp.

Orientation

We work with you in advance to prepare you for your adventure and provide you with an orientation about what to expect.

Sponsorship and J-1 Visa support

All necessary documentation and professional guidance so you can apply and receive a J-1 Visa to the United States.

Medical Insurance Coverage

Medical insurance coverage for the duration of your program

International Requirements Guidance

Guidance on visa requirements and travel medical insurance.

Emergency Support

24/7 emergency support from our U.S. based support teams

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I check-in monthly with you?

Yes. Because your safety is our primary concern, you will be required to check-in with us every month while you are abroad. But we are also here whenever you need us! We provide you with 24/7 support from our dedicated team of staff.

What is the host employer’s role?

It’s an honor and a privilege for businesses to participate in the program. They will ensure you train alongside seasoned professionals and gain additional work experience to build upon your current skills.

How much does the program cost? (INT)

The program costs 1490 € or the equivalent in your local currency. (Prices are subject to changes)

How long does each program last?

4 month maximum

Who will help me find housing?

Many positions offer housing, but some do not. We will always provide you with viable housing options that are affordable and a reasonable distance from your worksite.

Are you a Summer Camp looking for international team members?

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Summer Camp Staff Request

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