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APPLICATIONS FOR CAMP COUNSELORS USA 2021 NOW OPEN! Click on the apply/login button. Lowest fees!

Everyone gets a job! For 31 years 100% placed at camp (on average over 1000 Aussies placed at camp every year)!


Sign up to do Camp Counselors USA & Work Experience Canada and get a 15% discount on the Work Experience Canada program!  Image living and working in the USA & Canada for up to 2 years!

Program Overview

The Best Summer of Your Life

CCUSA is an official Designated J1 Camp Counselor Visa Sponsor. We organise placements at American summer camps on this visa, which also allows you 30 days of travel before and 30 days after camp.

Since 1987, over 36,000 Aussies have trusted CCUSA with their summer camp adventure.  

Summer camp work is demanding, but the rewards are endless.  As the 'Summer Camp Specialists', CCUSA take great care in placing every participant at the right camp.   We are the largest camp program in Australia, giving you the individual attention and service from professional and experienced staff who have all worked at summer camps in the USA.

The American Summer Camp Tradition

  • America’s camping tradition began in 1861 and currently boasts over 12,000 summer camps, catering to 10 million children annually.
  • Camps are set among the country’s most beautiful and remote landscapes.
  • Camps offer campers from all backgrounds the opportunity to learn valuable life skills in a nurturing environment. 
  • Properties often include lakes, pools, sports fields, cabins, creative/performing arts facilities, ropes courses, horse corrals, camp fires, and a whole lot more.

Your Role at Camp

  • As a camp counselor you will be an ambassador for your country and a role model, guide, cheerleader and hero to your campers and peers.
  • You are outgoing and eager to share your knowledge and responsible for your campers 24 hours a day.
  • You need to be patient, have a good sense of humor, adaptable, flexible, able to teach or lead campers in a variety of activities and have prior experience working or caring for children.
  • Supervision, safety and well-being of your campers along with commitment and lots of positive energy will make you a successful candidate.

Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Trust CCUSA With Your Camp Adventure

  1. 31 years EVERYONE Placed: CCUSA has placed all our Camp Counselor USA participants at camps.
  2. CCUSA Camp Job Fairs: Get hired on the spot in Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne & Sydney.
  3. Low Program Fees: From $599. 
  4. Earn between US$1625 - US$2695: Based on your skills, experience & age. Plus $39 per day after 9 -11 week placement Click here to learn more   
  5. 1000 Summer Camps: More camps, means more jobs and choice.
  6. Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane fulltime offices & local CCUSA representatives Australia wide.
  7. CCUSA staff with over 30 years experience 
  8. Global Travel insurance included with the program - up to 4 months.
  9. Free Food & Accommodation while at camp.
  10. Emergency assistance: 24/7 while in the USA. 
See what else you get with CCUSA - click here

Click here to check out CCUSA's Australian Director talking on THE PANEL (Channel 10) about working at Summer Camp.