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What's included
  • Summer camp placement
  • Food and accommodation
  • Visa sponsorship and assistance
  • 24-hour support in America
  • Up to 120 days medical insurance
  • Up to 30 days travel after camp
  • Pre-camp preparation day
  • SEVIS fee
2025 season Early Bird Pricing, until 31 August.
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Earn $2000 USD or more

At camp, you'll earn spending money (often referred to as 'Pocket Money'). These are minimum amounts you'll be paid for your time at camp.

  • Camp Counselor: $2000 USD
  • Certified Specialist or Special Needs Counselor: $2250 USD

Net pocket money

⭐️ Unlike other summer camp agencies, the Camp Leaders pocket money amount is AFTER all taxes, meaning it's the minimum you'll receive. Perfect for your post-camp travels.

Pay in 4 easy installments

We make it easy to get to summer camp in America. Rather than paying it all in go, we've broken down your fees into easy payments.

  • Payment 1: $99 deposit
  • Payment 2: $100 1st installment
  • Payment 3: $300 2nd installment
  • Payment 4: $300 3rd installment
Additional Costs

There are some third party fees that are part of going to camp. These are paid to organisations like your doctor, the US government and background check agencies as part of the J1 Visa requirements.

  • Medical Check - Price varies
  • Advanced Police Check - Price varies
  • US Visa Interview - $185 USD (Paid to US Embassy)
  • Domestic travel within NZ - Travel to Auckland for US Visa Interview
  • Return flights to and from the USA - Price varies
  • Late Application Fee of $100 applies from March 2025

Swap your winter for a summer in America.