The J-1 Summer Camp Program provides you with an opportunity to visit the United States during the summer to share and contribute your skills to a Camp. You’ll be helping a group of campers learn new skills and overcome challenges.
Camp Counselors are able to get involved with lots of different camp activities while leading their campers. This could include sports such as hockey or soccer , arts and crafts like ceramics and fine art drama and much more . Being a camp counselor is all about having a fun and rewarding summer experience.
Summer Camp USA
- Sufficiently proficient in the English language to supervise and interact with American youth;
- A foreign post-secondary student , youth worker, teacher or individual with specialized skills; and
- At least 18-years-old.
- CAPE/ 6th Form Students are Eligible.
- We welcome Heart Trust NTA Students with special skills to apply.
- You are NOT required to be enrolled in a University OR College to apply for this program.
Program Package includes:
- J1 Visa Sponsorship
- Medical Insurance Coverage
- SEVIS Fee
- Daily Meals and Accommodation
- Camp Placement in the United States
- Visa Application Assistance
- On-Going Guidance while in the U.S.A
- 24 Hr Support While in the USA
- Pre-Departure Orientation
Documents required :
- Valid Passport
- Two (2) Passport Size Photo
- Smiling Photograph
- Copy of previous J1 or any other Visas
- Updated Resume
- Police Record
- Additional Documents may be required upon request *
EXPLORE THE UNITED STATE
During your 30 days grace period you can take trips with your friends to different tourist attractions and explore different parts of the area your placed.
Your J1 Visa will give you the ability to travel and explore the entire USA. So you can have a trip to Las Vegas , then down to Miami , then Back up to the Big Apply New York City !
Even if your J1 Visa is expired you have a 30 days “grace period” to explore some additional places!
All Participants will receive a pre-arranged camp placement and will earn a stipend to help with their expenses while in the United States. Each Camp has a different pay-rate however , Camp Support Staff or Counselors are usally paid USD $1,700-2,500
Share your culture with other Americans or J1 Camp Counselor and learn more about their cultures as well !
Apply Online for summer 2022
Registration Fee : JMD$2,500
Program Fee for SUMMER 2022 –
- Other Fees to consider – Flight Cost , Airline Baggage cost , Taxi Pick-up in the United States and other travel miscellaneous expenses.
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After all payments are completed ,and your Placement /DS2019 has been confirmed ; You will be required to attend a “Pre-Departure Orientation” in Feb/March 2022.