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Become a Camp Counselor for the Summer

The Camp USA Summer Camp Program is probably the most fun and exciting summer job you’ll ever have. If you’ve got skills you can lead with and love working with kids, this is for you.

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Work with kids and enjoy the great outdoors

How many summer jobs can you think of that let you spend time outside, meet new people, improve your English, teach activities you love, and experience a new culture? Being a summer camp counselor with Camp USA offers you this and more!

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Life-changing international opportunities

InterExchange programs expand the worldviews of participants and hosts alike. Participants experience personal and professional growth, while hosts enjoy the intercultural value that these young people bring to their businesses and communities.

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How it works

Whether you are looking for a position at a U.S. summer camp, or already have a contract, we’re here to help.


Create an application for free and provide InterExchange with some basic information and—most importantly—tell us why you’d make a great counselor. Once you submit your application, we’ll contact you for an interview.


Once accepted, camp directors invite you for a second interview. Plus, you can browse and apply to your favorite camps and choose the job offer that suits you best from our wide network of camps across America.


After you accept a job offer, we’ll keep the process simple. We help you with J-1 Visa sponsorship, travel arrangements, orientation, insurance, and other logistics. Before you know it, you’ll be at camp doing that dream summer job in the USA.

What you get as a camp counselor

Through Camp USA by InterExchange, you’ll be provided with everything you need to have a one-of-a-kind summer.

Job offer

Get an employment offer from one of the BEST summer camps in America.


At least $2,000 USD in pay over the summer. Highly skilled applicants earn even more.

J-1 Visa sponsorship

J-1 Visa sponsorship and all required documents.

Travel in the U.S.

30-day travel period after camp. Time to explore the U.S.!

Camp Counselor Participant Resources

These resources should help answer any questions you have about your program.

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Get started today

It’s free to start an application and nothing is due until you accept a job offer.