Camp Counsellor at Summer Camp USA

Camp Counsellor at Summer Camp USA

Job Details

SUMMER CAMP USA APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN FOR 2018! Time to get excited.

Have the summer of a lifetime working at an American summer camp, the great tradition where the only philosophy is to have fun and make new mates, all day everyday. International staff like you bring variety, personality and new skills to camp, and this year it’s your turn to get out there. Book onto the programme today with a £39 deposit, and spend 8-10 weeks working and living the American dream.

With over 52 years of experience in inspiring young people work abroad, we have supported 250,000 people to adventure to Summer Camp USA with BUNAC. Join the revolution.

WHAT'S A CAMP COUNSELLOR?

The role of a camp counsellor is all about kids, kids, kids. You'll be looking after a group of children from a range of ages pretty much all day. Your responsibilities will include waking them up (be creative - get the old school pots and pans out!), taking them to activities throughout the day and sharing meal times with them.

Of course, your main priority is that they are always safe and having as much fun as possible. It sounds like a lot, right? Well, it is - but you'll quickly realise kids are the funniest humans ever and working with them is as rewarding as anything. 

If you have previous childcare experience, be sure to let us know. This will look even better on your application

WHAT YOU GET:

  • Placement at a camp in the USA – we match you with your perfect camp based on your personality, skills and experience
  • Return transatlantic flight with other BUNACers
  • First night’s accommodation in the USA and transfer to camp
  • Food and accommodation whilst at camp
  • Pocket money of up to $1,100 depending on your age and experience
  • Assistance with securing your J-1 work visa
  • US Embassy meet and greet service
  • Pre-departure orientation day in the UK to help you get ready for camp life
  • Access to camp facilities during time off

WHEN DO I APPLY?

Now! Summer Camp USA is officially open for 2018, and interviews are taking place all over the UK. Check out our upcoming interview dates in a city near you below: 

Sunday 10th December: Cardiff, Leeds, Newcastle, Nottingham, Manchester

Wednesday 13th December: London

Saturday 16th December: Edinburgh, Glasgow

Sunday 17th December: Manchester, London

Saturday 6th January: Belfast 

Sunday 7th January: London, Liverpool, Newcastle, Nottingham

ARE YOU READY TO BE A HAPPY CAMPER? Click 'apply now' to find out more information on how to get placed in 2018. 

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