Work on a Summer Camp in the USA - Sports 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 - Sports 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

You may be working individually or as part of a team of specialists to organise and lead coaching sessions tailored towards different age groups, abilities and gender of campers. This will provide the opportunity to introduce and teach the basics of the sport to the younger beginners as well as to help the more advanced kids improve their skills. You could also potentially coach teams in organised sports matches against other camps.

For the remainder of the day, it's likely that you'll also take on a role as a 'General Counsellor' in which you'll be assigned to take care of a specific bunk of kids during meal times and throughout the night.

ideal candidate Project Requirements

Who would be a suitable participant?

We class some sports as 'Advanced Skills' as they are in high demand at the camps we work with. These include Tennis, Gymnastics, Horse Riding, Archery, Riflery and Swimming. If you qualify for an Advanced Skills Counsellor role in any of these sports, you'll have a really great chance of getting Placed and be eligible to receive a higher rate of pocket money!

So, if you have any experience in those skills make sure you put them on your application! If you have any qualifications/certifications in these sports, make sure you add these to your application as it will help us determine whether you meet the requirements of an Advanced Skill Counsellor.

our offer Project Benefits

What we can offer you

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


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