Summer Camp in America

Cost & Inclusions

Get more from your summer. Risk free deposits, low placement fees and the highest camp salaries. Earn up to USD $600 more than some summer camp USA operators.

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Summer Camp in America Inclusions

  • Pre-arranged job placement at a summer camp in America.
  • A final summer camp salary of USD $2000.
  • All food and accommodation whilst at summer camp.
  • J1 Camp counsellor visa.
  • Access to BUNAC’s summer camp hiring events
  • Pre-departure orientation to prepare you for camp life.
  • One-on-one support securing your visas and interviews.
  • 24/7 help on the ground from our partners in the USA.
  • Medical insurance during your camp placement.
  • Your SEVIS US Government fee.
  • Best friends, mad skills and awesome times.
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Summer Camp in America Salary

Irrespective of your age, skills or camp locations, as a first timer you’ll earn USD $2000 spending money at camp. This can be up to USD $600 more than some other summer camp USA operators.

How?

We work with the largest and oldest work abroad non-profit in America, which means we can pass on any savings to our travellers.

Why?

For us, summer camp in America is all about community, inclusion and accessibility. As soon as you put that ‘Staff’ t-shirt on, everybody is equal.

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How much does Summer Camp in America cost?

The cost of summer camp USA depends on whether it’s your first time at camp or you’re a returner. This is because our returning Camp Counsellors have already been through some of the sponsorship and placement checks and criteria.

You never forget your first time

Deposit:

£49

After successful Interview:

£170

After successful summer camp placement:

£150

Total:

£369

*All amounts are in local currency and are subject to change.

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Returner costs payable to BUNAC.

Deposit:

£49

After successful Interview:

£170

After successful summer camp placement:

£80

Total:

£299

Spending money:

As an experienced Camp Counsellor, you’ll negotiate your salary directly with your camp. 


Note:

If you’ve had more than one Returner Camp Counsellor J-1 visa, then your camp will be charged an additional fee USD $200 fee which they may pass onto you. 

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Extra Costs

Police background check:

 Varies depending on nationality – GBP £55 for the UK.

 US Embassy J-1 visa:

 USD $160.

 Proof of support funds:

 USD $800. You don’t need to pay this, just be able to prove that you have access to it. 

Flights and travel insurance:

Varies. Medical cover is included while at camp, but all travellers should ensure they have comprehensive travel insurance.

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