Costs and Wages

** You know, it’s Free to Apply **


Food, Accommodation & Return Flights included. You’ll earn a wage to spend in America.

It’s completely FREE to sign up, after which we arrange a telephone chat to get to know you and what you’re interested in.  Once you pay your deposit, we break the total down into easy to pay instalments.

The best summer of your life.   

Own Flights

Deposit only €49




Includes Job at Camp, J1 Visa, Specialist Insurance and Wage

Flights Included

Deposit only €49




Includes Job at Camp, J1 Visa, Specialist Insurance, Return Flights and Wage

Same Wage, Whatever the Age!

At USA Summer Camp, get paid more for your 9 weeks at camp.

Use your wages in America to spend on travelling, shopping or maybe go to a ball game!

20 and under

If you are aged 20 and under you can earn up to $2,200 dependant on which flight option you chose as well as your skill level.

21 and over

If you are 21 or older by the 1st of June you can earn up to $2,200 dependant on your flight option as well as your skill level.


Whilst not guaranteed, you can earn an end of summer bonus and even additional wages for doing pre and post camp!

Easy Payplans Available

Spread your cost with our easy to pay payplans.  Making it easy for you to go to America. 

Pay in full early:  Ask us if a discount is available for paying all upfront. 


Just £49 payable whenever you’re ready to commit to an awesome summer!

Instalment 1

Pay your £100 instalment as agreed on a flexible payplan.

Instalment 2

Pay your £100 instalment as agreed on a flexible payplan, usually a month after your previous.

Instalments 3/4/5

Your 3rd, 4th, 5th £100 instalment and so on as agreed on a flexible payplan, again usually a month after your previous until your balance is complete.

If you need any help, form advice or guidance on any of the USA Summer Camp program, find our more on our FAQ’s here.

*Did you know:   It can take less than one week from Applying to finding out your Summer Camp! There is around 1 hour of admin work to complete your Summer Camp profile.  The quicker you do it, the quicker we get your camp!

A Summer Qualification to add to the CV

USA Summer Camp Benefits

  • Find your Summer Camp job out in the States
  • Flexible flight options
  • The highest camp salary compared to other companies
  • Food and accommodation provided while at camp
  • Free medical insurance while at camp
  • J1 Visa sponsorship and support
  • 24-hour support while in the USA
  • 30 days of travel after camp

Fee Breakdown

It’s completely free to register an application to USA Summer Camp. Your application fees are broken down into a 49 deposit (which is refundable if you aren’t accepted onto the program) followed by regular instalments of100 payments which are usually paid monthly.  We also offer a range of amazing discounts which reward you for paying in full quicker and recommending friends! 

As part of your USA Summer Camp fees, we will interview you by phone to accept you on to the program and then you will meet one of our fantastic National Support Team members. Our NST will write a report on your profile for summer camp directors to see which helps further highlight your skills and experience. We help proofread your application, regularly check up on your status and help you with every step you take. Our Placement Coordinators match you to one of 700 amazing summer camps in America that we work with. We provide excellent guidance on booking your visa appointment with the US Embassy and arrange for your visa sponsorship and paperwork. If you select the Flight Option, the £200 extra fees are used to facilitate, book and arrange your travel to your US summer camp.  Your fees also pay for medical insurance for your time at camp as well as our continued support and guidance from start to finish of your new and exciting summer camp experience.

Third-Party Fees

In order to work at summer camp, there are some items that we and camps require you to complete.  A Police Check is required and costs €0

To secure your visa to work in the USA, you’ll need to book a US Embassy Appointment. The US Embassy charges $185 for this booking*. You’ll also pay75 for your Important DS2019 Visa Paperwork to USA Summer Camp which is needed for your Embassy Appointment.

We’ve done the math and the total cost of getting to summer camp is:

Total to USASC – €499 or £699

Total Third-Party – €290

Total Fees –  €789 or €989

*Correct as of 1st Feb 2024

Hear From Our Participants

Don’t take our word for it, hear from the people who have actually been to Summer Camp in America!

After the most incredible summer, I can’t recommend this experience enough!

Alanna Galloway

USA Summer Camp did a really good job in helping me get to camp throughout the process.

James Main

I ended up having the best summer of my lifetime at my camp and I can’t wait to go back next year!

Holly Turner

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ultimate summer job?