Do you get paid weekly in Camp America?

You’ll get US$ pocket money for 9 weeks – how much depends on your age. … You’ll receive extra US$200 per week for each week worked exceeding the nine-week assignment.

How much money do you need for Camp America?

I’ll start by saying that Camp Counselors must have access to at least $300 upon entry to the USA. Support Staff need $1000. This can be in the form of cash, a pre-paid debit card, or a credit card. This is so that the US Department of State know that you have sufficient funds to cover the cost of your trip.

Is it worth doing Camp America?

Amazing experience

Yes you don’t get paid much, yes you pay more to go than you get paid there but it’s worth it. Working with so many different kids from all sorts of life is amazing. There’s not much time off as well but it’s still worth it.

Is it hard to get accepted for Camp America?

There’s no set time. Some people get placed really quickly, others wait for months.

Are you allowed your phone at camp America?

We are allowed phones and cameras in the staff areas when off duty, but not allowed an photos of kids, or of the camp even when there is no kids during session.

Do you get days off at camp America?

Deborah (CAMP AMERICA INTERVIEWER). We have one free period s day of 45 mins, and either an early night which is from 6:30 until 1:00 a day off every two weeks which is from 12:30 until 9:30 am the next morning or a late night which is from 10:30 to 1:00 am!

Is 23 too old for Camp America?

No definitely not. Camp wouldnt work if all the counsellors were 18 and 19! You need the older more experienced counsellors as well as the younger newbies. I’m 23 this yr and its my 5th summer.

How long is Camp America?

Working at Summer Camp in America

Most Summer Camps start between mid-May and late-June and run for about 9 weeks. You’ll spend 9 to 12 weeks out in America as part of your Summer Camp experience. It’ll be the time of your life!

What age can you do Camp America?

You must be 18 years or over before the 1st June of the summer you want to take part in. This is due to visa and insurance regulations that we must strictly follow. You can still start your application and be interviewed before you turn 18 though!

Can anyone do Camp America?

It is a visa regulation that participants must be 18 when they fly to the United States, therefore Camp America does not accept applications from people who are not 18 by 1st of June. You can start your application before you turn 18 as long as your birthday is within the full application season and before 1st June.

Is Camp America good for your CV?

Camp America is a fantastic way to enhance your CV. You’ll step outside your comfort zone and gain new employability and life skills whilst having the best summer ever. … You’ll step outside your comfort zone and gain new employability and life skills whilst having the best summer ever.

How many Camp America camps are there?

Camp Types. There isn’t just one camp in America… there’s hundreds! So we can find you the perfect camp, we’ve broken them into ‘Camp Types’.

Can you smoke at Camp America?

At our camp, there is a smoking area round the back of the dining hall, you should go in your free time, but if you really need one and someone can cover you, you can go for I think 7-10 minutes.

Can you drink on Camp America?

If you break any of these rules you will be required to leave camp immediately and will be responsible for your own costs and for any costs incurred by Camp America through non-payment or reduced payment of fees by the camp. It is illegal to buy, consume or be in possession of alcohol under the age of 21 in the USA.

What do Camp America look for?

Skills such as; archery, rock climbing, kayaking, gymnastics, ropes, lifeguarding, horseback riding, motorboat driving, magic, piano, riflery, sailing, swim teacher, tennis, trapeze, wakeboarding, waterskiing and windsurfing are always in high demand with camps.

Can you leave Camp America early?

You may be able to overcome the challenge, complete your contract, and spend time exploring America after camp. If you do decide to leave camp early, and this should only be after you’ve exhausted every possibility of staying, you must contact the Camp Leaders US office before you leave camp at 1-866-803-7643.

What is a Camp America trek?

Camp America Treks are pre-organised roadtrips that you book onto in advance. … They are the perfect and easiest way to see a lot of America in one go and have a variety of trips starting from 3 to 23 days – so there’s bound to be a trek to suit you!