Summer Camp USA Eligibility

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Sign up to Summer Camp USA 2018 today with a £39 deposit!


Making American Dreams Come True Since 1962

Working at summer camp is a fantastic experience for the right person - we encourage you to apply if you have experience working with children. Once on the programme, we'll work hard to match your skills, experience, background and preferences to a suitable camp. You'll need to be available to start camp before June 20th 2018 and camps usually run until mid-August.

Summer Camp USA is a fantastic experience for those who can: 
  1. Commit to a whole summer of fun 
  2. Prove recent experience working with children

Not sure if you're eligible? No worries! Chat to us about your skills and experience on 0333 999 7516 or request a call back.

What do I need?

A summer of fun

To be hired for Summer Camp USA you must be available for the duration of summer camp (obvious, we know!).

Most camps request that you’re free for 10 weeks from June to August, while some camps are early birds and can start in mid-May. It’s important that you love working with children too because, let’s be honest, camp is for them first, you second.  

Oh, and don't forget, you might want to use up that 30 days of free travelling at the end... Just a hunch. 

Your Recent Experience

Camps generally look for people who have worked with children or taught an activity in the past 12 months. Here are some great ways to boost your Summer Camp USA application: 

  • Volunteer with a local organisation / school / youth club
  • Ask friends or family if they know anyone who can help you get relevant experience

The more recent and relevant your experience is, the more Camp Directors you’ll have eyeing your application!

The Important Ticks to Consider:

  • Do you love working with children?
  • Are you friendly, energetic, enthusiastic, patient and caring?  
  • Are you able to commit to camp for 10 weeks, from mid May / mid June 'til the end of August?
  • Will you feel at home in an active, outdoors environment? We’re not talking Bear Grylls conditions, but at the very least it’d be awesome if you like forests and campfires and fresh air!

Get the ball rolling with a summer camp interview!

With interviews happening all over the UK, the first step is to book your space with one of our experienced Camp Counsellor Coaches! All of them have been to camp with BUNAC themselves and will be there for you throughout your entire application process - just a phone call or an email away. Ask a question to those who live, breathe, eat, sleep and dream all things Summer Camp USA!

Can’t see an interview date below that fits in with your busy schedule? We still want to meet you (promise!), give us a call on 0333 999 7516 and we'll be happy to arrange an alternative date for you. 

Regional Summer Camp USA interviews

Our next Summer Camp USA interview dates are below! To book your place call us on 0333 999 7516.  Can't find a date in your city? Not to worry, get in touch with us to arrange an alternative interview time at your convenience.

December 2017

Sat 9th: Exeter (STA Travel Exeter)

Sun 10th: Cardiff (STA Travel Cardiff), Leeds (STA Travel Leeds Vicar Lane), Newcastle (STA Travel Newcastle), Nottingham (STA Travel Nottingham), Manchester (STA Travel Manchester Deansgate)

Wed 13th: London (BUNAC HQ, High Street Kensington)

Sat 16th: Edinburgh (STA Travel Edinburgh Forrest Road), Glasgow (STA Travel Glasgow George Street)

Sun 17th: Manchester (STA Travel Manchester Deansgate), London (STA Travel London Victoria)

January 2017

Sat 6th: Belfast (STA Travel Belfast)

Sun 7th: London (STA Travel London Victoria), Liverpool (STA Travel Liverpool), Newcastle (STA Travel Newcastle), Nottingham (STA Travel Nottingham)

Sat 13th: Manchester (STA Travel Manchester Deansgate)

Sun 14th: Bristol (STA Travel Bristol), Leeds (STA Travel Leeds Vicar Lane), Sheffield (STA Travel Sheffield)

Fri 19th: Edinburgh (Summer Camp Hiring FairSheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, 1 Festival Square, EH3 9SR)

Sun 21st: London (Summer Camp Hiring Fair - Pullman Hotel St Pancras, 100-110 Euston Rd, NW1 2AJ)

Tues 23rd: Dublin (Summer Camp Hiring Fair - The Alex, 41-47 Fenian St, Dublin 2)

Sat 27th: Belfast (STA Travel Belfast)

Summers like this are what dreams are made of...

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