What is Summer Camp?

A J1 Like No Other

Summer Camp will be the best experience of your life! It's the most popular sumer camp J1 work and travel program in Ireland, offering an incredible summer adventure in the States. In America, camp is somewhere both children and sometimes adults go to enjoy the outdoors. Each year Ireland's amazing young people go to camp to work and then travel for the summer. It really is the J1 opportunity of a lifetime.

Guaranteed Job

Enjoy the luxury of knowing where you are working, your job role and your location before you travel to America

Food and Accommodation

Food and accommodation are provided for you by your camp and are included in the cost of the J1 summer camp program. 

Earn Money

With the wages you receive from camp you'll be able to shop, socialise and travel America.

Meet Some Amazing People

You'll be working with incredible people who share your passions and hobbies from every corner of the globe. A great way to engage with new cultures and potential places to stay for future travels!



Camp Leaders & Our J1 Summer Camp Program

Summer camp is the best place on earth. We send over 6,000 people globally every year to America to work at camp on the J1 travel program. Camps are places where American children and young adults spend their summer outdoors, enjoying games, playing sports, learning new skills and gaining the most incredible experiences. Camps love international staff to help run camp, which is why our expertise in the industry helps to fulfil this need.

Lead Activities You Love and Get Paid For It

An amazing part of a Camp Leaders J1 summer is that you are guaranteed a job that you love. Whatever your skills, hobbies and interests are, there will be a place for you to enjoy them at camp. Activities at camp include land sports, performing arts, water sports and arts and crafts. Every single placement is paid so you are reassured knowing you have secured a job and set pay before you leave for America. 

Days off to Explore America

Camps run for anywhere from 9 - 12 weeks during the summer. You'll get to enjoy days or evenings off during your working week, and you can spend your free time however you want! Why not see more of America? Visit local cities, have a road trip, visit the mall, water parks, theme parks or anything else America has to offer. You get 30+ days on your visa to travel after camp, which is the perfect opportunity to explore more of America with your new friends. 

Add Skills and Expertise to your CV

Summer Camp is a summer of fun, but it's also an incredible addition to your CV.  Camps give you the chance to lead groups, take on responsibility and offer a job that stands out to all employers.  It's a great way of boosting your confidence, travelling and adding life skills. Camp really does give you the best summer of your life, alongside something you can be proud to add to your CV.

Value for Money

Not only do you head to America with a guaranteed J1 placement, but at camp you'll be earning pocket money for your summer too. Camp Leaders prides itself on the service it offers you, organising a J1 visa for you and setting you up for the summer. The value for money in the program, along with a job role that shines on your CV makes this program unrivalled.



Make 2018 your Summer in America.
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