Costs and Wages

** Free to Apply **


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

It’s FREE to sign up. And we break the total down into easy to pay instalments.

The best J1 summer of your life.   

Own Flights




Earn min $2,000

Flights Included




Earn min $1,200

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 $2,000 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 $2,000 dependant on your flight option as well as your skill level.

Elite Skills

We also offer an Elite Skill Wage for highly qualified roles.  Earn a minimum of $2,400, with no maximum salary!


Save some great money on your USA Summer Camp fees with our discounts, or even earn yourself some dollars to spend in the States! 

£50 off

Take off £50 as a discount off your Full Fees by Paying in Full within 14 days.

$50 cash

Earn $50 cash for every friend you recommend that goes onto the USA Summer Camp program.  There’s no limit to the $$ you can earn!


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.

*Note.  Pricing subject to payment of full fees.  Full Program Agreement available after Applying.

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 of €100 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. Your Medical Health History, which needs to be completed by your GP ranges from €0-€50. A Garde Police Check is required (dated after January 1st) 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 $160 for this booking*. You’ll also pay €60 for your 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 – €205

Total Fees –  €704 or €904

*Correct as of 1st December 2022

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 j1 job?