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What You Get

ALL participants on the CCUSA program receive the following as part of their program fees:

  • Outstanding customer service from our CCUSA office
  • Face to face interview with one of our experienced interviewers
  • DS2019 form & SEVIS receipt (required for visa application) and assistance with your J-1 visa application
  • Comprehensive medical insurance for your entire contract at camp
  • Pre-departure orientation to prepare you for your summer adventure
  • Placement at a camp based on your camp type choice and experience/skills 
  • Option to take a CCUSA flight or book your own international flights (see details below)
  • FREE food and accommodation during your contracted time at camp
  • 24/7 support from CCUSA whilst you are in the USA
  • Phone card and t-shirt
  • Pocket money (wages) for your work at camp (see details below)
  • Memories and friends that will last a lifetime!

WAGES

Your wages, also known as Pocket Money, are determined by several factors:

  • Age as of June 1st
  • Position you are hired for at camp - Counselor, Lifeguard, WSI or Support Staff

The wages/pocket money is based on a 9-week contract at camp (11-weeks for participants placed at Day Camps) and is paid to you directly by your camp based on their pay periods (weekly, monthly or at the end of the summer in which case you may take pay advances). If you work longer than 9-weeks (11-weeks for Day Camps) you will be paid an additional amount per working day as follows:

  • $30 USD per day for Counselor positions
  • $40 USD per day for Support Staff positions

Below are the wages/pocket money you will earn depending on the CCUSA flight option you choose.

Camp Counselors

Age / Category Pocket Money
18 Years $1335 USD
19 - 20 Years $1600 USD
21+ Years $1695 USD

Advanced Skill Level

Age / Category Pocket Money
18 Years $1435 USD
19 - 20 Years $1700 USD
21+ Years $1795 USD
Participants with specialized skills and sufficient experienced are entitled to increased pocket money. To see if you qualify, please review the Advanced Skill Level sheet.

Support Staff

Age / Category Pocket Money
Any $1800 USD

A Fantastic Experience

CCUSA programs provide you with the rare opportunity to immerse yourself into a new culture with like-minded, outgoing people from throughout the world. Do it NOW, while you still can!

Returning to Camp?

See the Returning to Camp page for details including program information, wages, fees and more.