Work on a Summer Camp in the USA - Watersports Instructor

with Camp America

newspaper Summer Camp Childcare Teaching Adventure
location North America
start date Must be available between 1st May - 20th June9+ weeks
salary $750-$1,200 depending on age, role and experience.
accommodation includedAccommodation included
food and meals3 meals a day at camp, dietary requirements met
training providedTraining provided



Established in 1969, we’re the biggest international summer camp staff provider recruiting thousands of young people each year to work on hundreds of amazing summer camps all across the USA.

Our programme fee of £599 includes return flights to the USA, medical insurance, nine weeks food and accommodation, pocket money ($750 - $1,200), support from beginning to end plus much more.

There’s only one Camp America and that’s us. So make sure you travel with a company you can trust. We’re listed as an official J1 visa sponsor, we include medical insurance (because it’s so important), we take care of your flights (because we want to make it really easy for you) and our expert team are on hand for you every single step away.


Work on a Summer Camp in the USA - Watersports Instructor

gap year project highlights Highlights

9+ weeks living and working on a summer camp in the USA
Cultural exchange opportunity to work with people from all corners of the world
30 days travel time
Opportunity to learn new skills that are transferable to future opportunities



typical day What's it like

A typical day on this gap year project

It’ll be your job to ensure campers feel comfortable in the water, are safe and are having a splashing time! Camps take people with all kinds of experience, so if you’re up for the challenge then we highly recommend you apply!

It'll be your role to set-up and instruct these activities at camp. You could be specialising in one particular area, like water-skiing, or getting involved in multiple water sport activities. Different groups of kids will come to you for a period at a time throughout the day to try out whatever activities are on offer. You'll be expected to encourage the kids to get involved and spur them on, whilst ensuring of their safety at all times!



ideal candidate Project Requirements

Who would be a suitable participant?

Motorboat driving, Canoeing, Sailing, Kayaking and Water-skiing are classed as 'Advanced Skills' as they're in high demand at the camps we work with. So, if you're well qualified or trained in any of these areas, you'll be classed as an Advanced Skills Counsellor. This will make you eligible to receive a higher pocket money rate and give you a better chance of getting placed!



our offer Project Benefits

What we can offer you

All inclusive package;
Return flights
Visa
Medical insurance for your entire stay
Food and accommodation at camp
24 hour support
Excellent customer service

 

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