Because summer should be epic.
Why go with Camp Leaders?
What's different about us?
- Competitive fees in the industry with valuable early payment discounts available
- Round trip flights included for many first time participants through our IATA certified offices in the UK and Hungary
- Participants receive high compensation through pocket money
- Ten week Support Staff contract
- Free access to our state of the art participant database developed based on feedback from camp directors
- All Camp Leaders staff are former camp staff with an insight into the industry
- Free of charge Director’s Fairs held in nine countries
- Visa assurance: we own and operate our own country offices, and partner with Cultural Homestay International for J1 visa sponsorship. Our visa rejection rate is less than 0.1%
- Direct link with your CampMinder account
- Personalized attention and service: we believe in multiple connection points between you and the Camp Leaders family in order to grow our partnership with you and provide excellent customer service
- Application videos available on participant profiles
- Selective application process: we select our participants from a pool of over 20,000 applications each year
- Thorough vetting process: we require two interviews with Camp Leaders staff as well as high level background and medical checks
- Participants are thoroughly prepared for their experience in their home country at a mandatory “Prep Day”
- Participant health insurance through the United Healthcare network
- Low incomplete rate: less than 2% of our participants don’t finish the summer
- Diversity: we operate in 11 different countries worldwide, and participants come from more than 20 countries
- Access to post-camp travel and volunteer opportunities for participants and American staff through Smaller Earth
We believe in placement quality over quantity.