USA Summer Camps - Paid Work

Applications now closed for 2024 - check back from December 2024 for next recruitment cycle. Get paid work experience at one of the USA's many summer camps.

This paid work opportunity is open to all Staffordshire University students and places are unlimited. You will receive a stipend of approximately $2000 – more if you have demonstrable skills such as a life guard qualification.

More information is available from and

Travel to America is permitted according to the travel rules for England as listed on the UK Government’s website. Further information/guidance can be found on the FCDO webpage for America.

Dates :

  • Departs Early – mid June
  • Return Mid to late August


Example costs (vary depending on company used):

  • Flights to Destination
  • Registration fee: £150
  • Embassy appointment: $160
  • Admin fee if successful and placed at Camp: £275

Usually Included (vary depending on company used):

  • Visa Paperwork
  • 24 hour help line
  • Comprehensive medical insurance (this does not cover pre existing conditions or any applicants over 65)
  • Food and Accommodation whilst employed at camp
  • In depth training
  • Internet and time off
  • Visa allows 30 days travel before you start and 30 days travel after the last day
10 - 12 weeks
Departure date
Return date
Application deadline
Sunday 31 March 2024
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