CCUSA is proud to work with the following partners

CCUSA Tax Service

The CCUSA Tax Service is the quickest, easiest way to get you US Tax Refund. If you worked temporarily in the USA on a J-1 visa, you could be entitled to receive a refund of most, if not all, of the tax you paid while you worked in the USA. For one of the lowest fees in the industry, the CCUSA Tax service will file your US Tax Return on your behalf and send your refund to your home country as soon as the return is processed.

Camp Blue

Looking to continue your camp adventure when you return home from the US? Want to use your new-found skills and experience at a camp in Australia? Then Camp Blue is looking for you! Check out the Camp Blue website for more information.

Challenge

A Melbourne based not-for-profit organisation that provides support and fun to children living with cancer and their families. A great way to gain additional experience before going to camp OR if you have come home from camp and want to get involved.

Diabetes Camps Victoria

Providing exciting camp experiences for kids and teens with Diabetes and their families. A great way to gain additional experience before going to camp OR if you have come home from camp and want to get involved.

TAFE Western

Are you excited to be heading to Camp in the USA? What are you doing to get ready to make the most of this opportunity? One thing to think about might be how to improve your skills and experience in working with young people in the great outdoors. This may then open up further job opportunities whilst you are at Summer Camp or when you return back to Australia. TAFE Western has an entry level qualification in the Outdoors along with a Certificate 3 in Outdoor Recreation. Contact Simone on 02 6352 0433 or email simone.carroll5@tafensw.edu.au for more information. Quals commence in February 2016, perfect timing leading in to this US Camp Season!

American Camp Association

The American Camp Association (formerly known as the American Camping Association) is a community of camp professionals who, for 100 years, have joined together to share our knowledge and experience and to ensure the quality of camp programs. Because of our diverse 7,000 plus membership and our exceptional programs, children and adults have the opportunity to learn powerful lessons in community, character-building, skill development, and healthy living — lessons that can be learned nowhere else.

Training Course Professionals

Want a job in Hospitality? 
Improve your chances to land that job overseas on a CCUSA program or to score a job at home. Learn how to:

1. Pour a beer or make a cocktail
2. Complete the RSA (responsible service of alcohol) course
3. Complete a food & beverage or food hygiene course
4. Prepare the perfect cup of coffee when you complete the Barista course

TCP has the all the one day courses to give you the skills and certificates you need to work in Hospitality here or abroad. Train with the best, train with the professionals!

World Youth Student & Education Travel Confederation

The World Youth Student & Educational (WYSE) Travel Confederation was founded in 2006 with the merger of the Federation of International Youth Travel Organisations (FIYTO) and the International Student Travel Confederation (ISTC). The Confederation's mission is "to increase international understanding through the promotion of travel and educational opportunities for students and youth".

Outdoor Education Group

Providing innovative outdoor training opportunities and employment for young Australians. A great way to enhance your skills to get ready for camp OR if you have come home from camp and want to get involved.

Outward Bound

Inspiring Australians with exhilarating personal development courses that take people into new territories. A great way to enhance your skills to get ready for camp OR if you have come home from camp and want to get involved.

Baseball Australia

Do you want to work teach baseball at a camp in the USA? Check out Baseball Australia and improve your chance of landing a job at a Summer Camp in the USA.

Equestrian Australia

Do you want to work with horses at camp and help teach children? Do you want to improve your skills and experience? Check out Equestrian Australia and improve your chance of landing a job at a Summer Camp in the USA.

Gymnastics Australia

Gymnastics Australia and its state branches offer a “General Gymnastics” coaching course which introduces participants to general activity safety and muscle and body warm up. The course is a great starting platform for anyone who is interested in teaching gymnastics or circus skills at camp.

Australian Canoeing

A great way to enhance your skills and gain certifications to get you ready for camp. If you have returned from camp and want to stay involved – then check the website for more details.

Australian Swimming Coaches & Teachers Association

The Australian Swimming Coaches and Teachers Association Inc. (ascta) is a non profit organisation charged with developing swimming in Australia, primarily via teachers and coaches. A great resource for gaining additional experience or finding a job once you get home from your travels.

InstyleSwimming Australia

InstyleSwimming Australia (ISA) is a registered training organisation (RTO) that has created an Instructor of Swimming Course that covers everything you need from instructing parents and babies through to adults. It’s simple! The course works through such things as basic stoke technique, progressions, lesson planning, cueing, time management, OH&S, people with special needs and much more. ISA explores different teaching environments, such as lakes, dams, surf and rivers etc and instructing tactics for each scenario. It’s the perfect course for anyone wishing to become a swim instructor or CCUSA Camp Counselor Swim Instructor all you have to do is go to our website www.instyleswimming.com.au and register for a course or contact us, at info@instyleswimming.com.au for course requests.

Summer Camp Opportunities Promote Education (SCOPE)

Summer Camp Opportunities Provide an Edge (SCOPE) an independent, not-for-profit organization, has provided camperships for more than 15,000 children from low-income communities since 1991. Each year more than 1600 children receive the benefits of summer camp through funds raised from foundation and corporate partners as well as individual gifts.

Swimming South Australia

The peak SA sporting body for swimmers from a beginner to international level, providing opportunities for swimmers and parents to get involved in their community. Perfect if you want to gain certification to possibly be a Swim Instructor at a Summer Camp in the USA. Looking for a job now that you have come home from camp – check out the website for more details.

Surf Life Saving Australia

Certificate II In Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue) - Bronze Medallion
Surf lifesavers are Australian for life. You can be too. A surf lifesaver is a trained volunteer that patrols our beaches on the weekends. They undertake a number of roles including aquatic rescues, providing first aid and emergency care and providing surf safety information to the public. Becoming a surf lifesaver has never been easier. Visit lifesavingonline.com.au and follow the steps.
Aussie surf lifesavers are always in high demand at Summer Camps in America and Canada. So if you want to increase your chances of working at a Summer Camp during our Aussie winter (June - Sept) join your local surf club and sign up with CCUSA today.
Looking for work when you get back from Summer camp? Why not turn your new skills and passion into pay. The Australian Lifeguard Service employs over 700 professional lifeguards throughout Australia every year in roles from entry level lifeguard through to lifeguard supervisor. Visit www.lifeguards.com.au/myjobs for more information.

Life Saving Victoria

Life Saving Victoria conduct Pool Lifeguard courses all year round throughout the state. Pool Lifeguards are in demand both in Australia and overseas. Complete a course today to be guaranteed placement at a camp! Course participants will receive comprehensive training in aquatic emergency care, spinal management techniques, emergency management, oxygen resuscitation and introduction to pool operations and pool surveillance. Upon your return from camp, you gain employment as part of a team of lifeguards at a leisure centre. 

For more information or to book, visit our websit:www.lifesavingvictoria.com.au/training

Surf Life Saving NSW

Surf Life Saving is Australia's major water safety, drowning prevention and rescue organisation. SLS NSW primary role is to save lives on the beach and with 129 Surf Life Saving Clubs and 76,000 members in NSW, this makes them one of the largest volunteer movements in Australia.

Aussie surf lifesavers are always in high demand at Summer Camps in America and Canada. You can increase your chances of working at a Summer Camp during our Aussie winter (June - Sept) by joining your local surf club and signing up with CCUSA today.

Looking for work when you get back from Summer camp? Why not turn your new skills and passion into pay. Visit http://www.surflifesaving.com.au/get-involved/work-for-us for current vacancies with Surf Life Saving New South Wales.

Surf Life Saving Queensland

Surf Life Saving Queensland is the state’s peak beach safety and rescue authority, existing to save lives, develop practices in education, prevention, emergency care and rescue, and ultimately to meet their vision of ‘Zero preventable deaths in Queensland waters’.

Summer Camps in America and Canada are always in need of Aussie surf lifesavers. You can increase your chances of working at a Summer Camp during our Aussie winter (June - Sept) by joining your local surf club and signing up with CCUSA today.

Looking for work or a volunteer role saving lives when you get back from Summer camp? Visit http://lifesaving.com.au/membership/get-involved/ to get involved with Surf Life Saving Queensland.

Austswim

The AUSTSWIM accreditation is the industry standard for Swimming and Water Safety Teachers™ and is delivered and recognised in each state and territory of Australia and many countries overseas, believing that all Australians should have appropriate and relevant swimming and water safety skills and understand the principles and practices of water safety.

Qualified Aussie Swim Teachers are always highly sought after at American and Canadian Summer Camps, so sign up to get your AUSTSWIM licence today to improve your chances of working at a Summer Camp overseas. Check out the AUSTSWIM website for training near you.

Skylark Circus

You could be working as a Flying Trapeze Instructor at a US summer camp. Skylark Circus in conjunction with CCUSA is offering a training course that will guarantee you a position at a camp.

The training course offers you an opportunity to develop a skill that is highly sought after at summer camps in the US. An assessment of the progression of your skills, learning resources and a reference for your Camp Director will all be provided.     

If you think this sounds great, contact CCUSA today to find out how you can sign up!

Gymnastics WA

Gymnastics WA vision is "Gymnastics: Start here, go anywhere".

If you are WA based and have ever thought about learning skill in Gymnastics, or you are already a Gymnast who wants to improve your skills, contact Gymnastics WA to find out more about their training programs on offer.

Ready to use your new skills? Contact CCUSA today to find out what gymnastics positions are available at US Summer Camps!

Wesley Mission

Wesley Mission offers training in Pool Lifeguard and High/Low ropes at their Wesley Mission Valley location – a fantastic opportunity for those who want to gain some worthwhile skills before heading off to work at Summer Camps overseas.

For more information on what is included in the training, visit the Wesley Mission website or speak to CCUSA today about how you can get involved.

Northcott

Northcott works alongside Australians with disabilities to help them achieve their goals and live the lives they choose.
Recreation camps and events, therapy, accommodation and life skills are just some of the services Northcott offers.

Visit our website to learn more about Northcott.

STA Travel

For almost 15 years, STA has had a dedicated team of staff who work closely with CCUSA participants, offering the best deals and providing exclusive discounts on flights and tours.

STA are experts in youth travel and life enriching experiences, not to mention the world's largest student, youth and budget travel organisation

CCUSA recommends STA for all your flight and travel needs.

Sports Education & Development Australia

The SEDA curriculum focuses on practical hands-on education with direct links to the industry. Students at SEDA complete year 11 and 12, and gain nationally recognised VET qualifications from Certificate II to Diploma.

To ensure education quality in its Development Programs, SEDA develops close working relationships with other education providers. SEDA partners with some of Australia’s most innovative and forward thinking schools to further enhance the educational outcomes for students. Australian Universities also partner with SEDA to provide a viable pathway for students who are interested in pursuing further studies at tertiary level.