American Camp Crew

United States

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

About This Program

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!


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

Spend the best summer of your life

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)


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

Housing and Meals

Housing and. Meals are provided by Host Camp.

International Requirements Guidance

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

Emergency Support

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


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.)

Watch our Live Info Session

Learn all about the American Camp Crew program from Co-ordinator Carmen Cooper in this live Info Session

American Camp Crew Info Session

How does it Work?

The process to find you a summer camp and organize J-1 your visa process might take around to 3-4 months. We encourage you to apply with enough time.


Step 1

Complete sponsor interview and review of eligibility

Step 2

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

Step 3

If hired, submit full application and program fee

Step 4

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

Step 5

If visa received, start planning for an unforgettable summer!

Ready to take a leap?

Your next adventure starts now...

Looking for Camp Crew members?

AAG has been around for over 30 years, helping extraordinary people and forward-looking employers around the globe find each other to create life-enriching relationships through cultural exchange.

Thanks to our experienced team (proud summer camp alumni) and our worldwide network of recruiting partners, we can help find the right candidates with the right skills for your summer camp crew.

We select and carefully prescreen every candidate to find the right fit for the positions you are looking for.

Connect with us and let’s work together to have the best summer ever!