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Why Camp Leaders


What's Different About Camp Leaders?

  • 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


We believe in placement quality over quantity

  • 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