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  • Everyone gets a job - for over 35 years 100% placed at camp!
  • DISCOUNT: Combine working at summer camp and winter ski resort in canada. Contact us to discuss how you can get this Program Combination Bundle - Click here to learn more about working in Canada  
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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 37,000 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 choose CCUSA

  1. All CCUSA Australia Participants received a job placement at camp in 2023. Which means CCUSA has placed everyone at camp for 35 years.  
  2. CCUSA Camp Job Fairs: Get hired on the spot.
  3. Low Program Fees: From $699. 
  4. Earn US$2,000 regardless of your skills & experience. Plus US$45 per day after 9 -11 week placement. 
  5. 500+ Summer Camps: More camps, means more jobs and choice.
  6. Insurance: Global Travel insurance (has Covid-19 coverage) included with the program for the length of your camp placement.
  7. Free Food & Accommodation while at camp.
  8. Emergency assistance: 24/7 while in the USA. 
  9. Australian Office, with staff who are based in Australia.
  10. CCUSA staff have all worked at camp.

See what else you get with CCUSA - click here