2nd summer, or 10th!

Camp Leaders wants to help everyone who wants to return to camp. We'll make sure you get back to camp and get the best possible package for you. We offer all the benefits of a first time participant, but you get even more benefits offered to you by camp.

Negotiate your own salary

You can speak directly with camp and get paid as much as you both want.

We'll provide your J-1 visa

We have this covered for you.  We'll supply all your paperwork, you just need to book your US Embassy appointment.

You organise your trip

Arrange when you're arriving at camp and arrange your travel, trip and adventures yourself!

Always here to help

In Ireland or America we have your backs.  We offer full support before, during and after camp so you can rest assured we're here to help.

Nothing beats the feeling of returning to camp.  You can return as many times as the US Embassy issues you a visa!   We'll make sure we always provide you with the service, reliability, the J-1 visa and 24 hour support.  If you've been with us before, you'll be used to our service, but if you're a first time returner - rest assured, you're in safe hands.

Our aim is to make the returning process simple and stress free. First of all we need you're camp to confirm your placement on the system, then we can issue your visa paperwork.  You can organise the rest of the trip yourself, but you can sit back safely knowing that, should you need any help or assistance, we're here for you.


The Benefits for Returners


  • Cheaper fees
  • You negotiate your own wage
  • We provide your J-1 visa
  • 90 days Medical Insurance 
  • Option to extend Medical Assistance
  • Assistance in Ireland
  • 24/7 support whilst you're in America
  • Our Awesome customer service, offers & promotions


Two Simple Steps


  • Login to your existing Camp Leaders account, or create a new account.  Apply as a returner and follow the online instructions.
  • Contact your camp and agree a position for the summer.  You can negotiate your salary directly with them and they'll issue you a summer contract of employment.

Your camp will pay the $35 SEVIS fee directly to Camp Leaders. They will pay €0 placement/administration fee to Camp Leaders which means you should be paid the same as any American staff member!


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