BUNAC's Summer Camp USA

BUNAC's Summer Camp USA

Posted in Student Life on Jan 02, 2019 by

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All-American Summer For Just £499 - Lowest Prices And Guaranteed Jobs On BUNAC's Summer Camp USA

BUNAC, a leading provider of overseas work, volunteer and internship placements, is offering the UK's cheapest flights-included American summer camp programme for 2019. Candidates aged 18 to 30 can sign up now for Summer Camp USA - a unique opportunity to live and work with children in an idyllic, active outdoor environment - for just £499 including return transatlantic flights, plus a guaranteed 10-week job placement at camp*, and 30 days' travel time at the end.

Summer camp offers a new perspective on the USA - think charming forest and lakeside settings, campfires and fresh air - plus a chance to gain CV-boosting work experience and build skills for the workplace. Emma Beynon, Marketing Manager at BUNAC, says: “There’s no doubt that a job on Summer Camp USA has a fantastic impact on your CV. It’s a great way to boost those all-important soft skills such as teamwork, leadership, responsibility, adaptability, organisation and meeting deadlines. Overseas work also helps set a candidate's CV apart in a competitive market, and can spark some memorable conversations in interviews. Alongside this, it’s a wonderful way to boost your global perspective and make a network of friends around the world. It’s an opportunity not to be missed, particularly for anyone wanting to go in to teaching or working with children.”

BUNAC, established in 1962, works in partnership with the USA's largest J-1 visa sponsor, and has access to hundreds of camps employing thousands of staff. 85% of the BUNAC team have experienced Summer Camp USA themselves and can offer invaluable first-hand advice on the realities of camp life, while ensuring that candidates are matched with the camps and roles that best suit their skill sets.

The recruitment drive for Summer Camp USA 2019 is in full swing, with interviews for Camp Counsellors and Activity Specialists taking place in cities across the UK between now and the start of the New Year. Summer Camp Directors will be crossing the pond to hire candidates on the spot at BUNAC's major Camp Jobs Fairs in Dublin, London and Glasgow on 18, 20 and 22 January 2019. There will also be free CV Writing Workshops on the day, open to all those wishing to learn how a summer in the States can boost their resumes.

The programme costs £499 (with return transatlantic flights from London included) or £269 (flights not included) including visa support, medical insurance, pre-departure orientation and training, a 10-week job placement between May and August, first night’s accommodation in the USA, board and lodging at camp, 30 days' free travel time after camp ends, and access to exclusive travel discounts. BUNAC candidates also earn the highest level of pocket money of all Camp Counsellors from the UK: up to $1,850 depending on age and experience.

For more information or to register for the experience of a lifetime, email BUNAC at camps@bunac.org.uk, call 0333 999 7516 or visit bunac.org/uk. Candidates should preferably have some experience working with children or coaching an activity.