Camp USA program is very ideal for undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing degrees in teaching, counseling, coaching, physical therapy, athletic training, sports psychology, etc. or for skilled athletes who simply love working with youth and want a summer job that feels like play. You are not required to teach a special skill or activity offered at summer camps, but all applicants must have experience working with kids and leadership experience

To participate in GEC Camp USA program, you must:

  • Be at least 18 years old by June 1st.
  • Be a native speaker of English or be fluent in English
  • Be interested in working with children
  • Have prior experience working / caring with kids
  • Enthusiastic, fun and adventurous personality
  • Be able to arrive in the U.S. no later than June 20th and stay for at least nine weeks.
  • Have a clean criminal background record

No need to be a Superman!

Every skill and experience you have is valuable. If you love having time with kids, enjoy outdoor activities, have positive personality, you can be a great camp counselor.



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1. Application Complete the online application form to provide details about your educational background and skills, experience working with kids, hobbies and interests.
2. Evaluation We carefully review every qualified application. If your application is accepted, you will be invited to participate in a Zoom interview to discuss your application and evaluate your compatibility with our programs.
3. Placement We share your information with U.S. host camps that are interested in hosting international camp counselors. We notify you if a host camp is interested in hiring you or speaking with you by phone or Zoom about a position.
4. Visa After you accept a job offer, we will send you the documents you need to apply for a J-1 visa.
5. Pre-departure Once you get your visa, we will send you a Camp USA participant guide explaining all the details you should know and do before and after your arrival. We will also help you with travel arrangements.
6. Arrival Once you arrive in the USA, we will help you to apply for social security number, and answer any questions you may have.

Join Camp USA to have a great summer to remember!