AmeriCamp Canada

Turn your Canadian dream into a reality with AmeriCamp Canada! Earn up to $1900 CAD working at fun-filled Camps in amongst a tranquil Canadian backdrop and experience an adventure bigger than Niagara Falls.

Secure your dream role at one of Canada’s stunning Camps this Summer; oversee the safety of Campers and arrange activities in the quintessential role of General Camp Counsellor, show off your specialist skills in the role of Activities Counsellor, seal your spot as one of our devoted Special Needs Counsellors, or experience Camp lifestyle in a less practical, yet equally important role of Support Staff.

Following Camp, gather your newfound group of friends and prepare yourself for a rollercoaster ride through one of the most beautiful countries on the planet.

Travel to Toronto, home of the legendary CN Tower and marvel at the panoramic views within the monumental structures revolving restaurant. Why not wing over to the West coast and visit Vancouver, one of the country’s most celebrated cities? With attractions such as Stanley Park, a gargantuan green space in the centre of the city, as well as the amazing Vancouver Aquarium, there’s something to satisfy even the fussiest visitor!

Moreover, no trip to Canada would be complete without a visit to the colossal Niagara Falls and Banff National Park, Canada’s oldest national park, beset with natural beauty.

Lap up the most iconic Canadian landmarks during your Summer of a Lifetime and embrace an adventure sweeter than Maple syrup.

Camp Highlights

 
Accommodation
Awesome Canadian Camps
Salary up to $1900 CAD
Meals
Insurance
 

Testimonials

Elizabeth Wasson 5

Camp Tamakwa

This Summer was my first time working in a Summer camp, but using AmeriCamp Canada enabled me to find a camp that couldn’t have been more suited to me. I had the time of my life! In the role of Senior Councillor at Camp Tamakwa, I was able to try out all of the activities the camp had to offer, explore the beautiful Algonquin Park by canoe and make some truly amazing friends.

Jack Tomlinson 5

Tamwood International Camps, Vancouver

If I were to sum up my time at AmeriCamp Canada it would be incredible. The people, the location, the kids, everything. The support I received from the Camp Canada team meant that acquiring my visa and organizing travel arrangements were smooth and easy. I would recommend it to everyone!

Brad Appleby 5

Camp Tamakwa

Hello! My name’s Brad and I worked as a Senior Counsellor in Ontario, Canada for Summer 2017. I had the best Summer of my life, met friends for life, made amazing memories and also got to travel and see some amazing sights across Canada and America. I look forward to talking to you all soon and helping you begin your journey next Summer!

Itinerary

Apply
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Complete your application form for the AmeriCamp Canada program!

Process
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Get assistance throughout your application

Placement
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Get plACed at one of our incredible Canadian Camps!

Camp
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Have a blast at one of our Summer Camps

Get Paid!
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Receive your salary for working at Camp during the Summer

Application

Application Stage

• First you’ll need to complete an application with us. This tells us your skills, experience, your medical/criminal background history, and gives you an opportunity to tell us about yourself! Once complete, you’ll then be invited to interview via Skype, which will take place with one of our Campus Managers. Your interviewer will take you through your application, highlight your strengths and make sure your skills are relevant to camp.

Acceptance Stage

• Once your interview report has been written, and we have received your references, application video and a programme agreement then it is time for your application to be shared with our Canadian Camp Directors! If a camp director is interested in hiring you, you’ll have a Skype interview with them where they can get to know you and ask you a few questions.

Placement Stage

• Once you’ve received confirmation that you’ve been placed, you’ll then be asked to complete the last few documents, such as your background check, health history form, the relevant visa documents and flights. You’ll also be asked to attend a mandatory orientation too in London or Manchester, here you can find out everything you need to know and meet new friends.

Something to Consider

AmeriCamp Canada is the ideal opportunity to sample a Summer of a Lifetime! Every year, our applicants have a fantastic time; our aim is to give you and the Campers a tonne of incredible memories!

While we cannot guarantee that you will have a relaxing time, we fully recommend that you come to AmeriCamp Canada with a sense of adventure and a willingness to embrace the experience – ultimately, there is only one person who will dictate how much you enjoy camp and that’s you!

It is no coincidence that our best participants on the program immerse themselves in the activities each day; if you work with passion, your enthusiasm will not only be appreciated by us here at AmeriCamp Canada – the kids who you are helping will be grateful for your help!

Additional Costs

Medical Form (Your Doctor may charge you for completion)
Flights and Insurance
Program Requirements

18+

A clear criminal background check

Valid Passport (with at least 6 months left)

A basic level of English speaking

You have to be enthusiastic, outgoing, friendly, good with kids and ready to experience a totally new and exciting culture!

So what are you waiting for? This is a perfect Gap Year job abroad!

FAQ's
FAQ's
Am I responsible for booking my own flights?

Your program fee does not include the cost of your transportation to Canada, or your transportation out of Canada when your AmeriCamp Canada program finishes.

Is AmeriCamp Canada for everyone? (Something to consider)

AmeriCamp Canada is not everyone’s idea of a holiday and it’s not always relaxing. At times you may find yourself in testing circumstances, as you would when experiencing any new culture.

Before applying to take part in AmeriCamp Canada, please understand that it’s a high-octane experience! It isn’t a luxury holiday, and one of our main focuses is to get involved with the activities at Camp, which often comes with hard work.

Is Wi-Fi available at Camp?

Wi-Fi is available in some locations, but remember, connectivity maybe limited.

Do we have access to cooking facilities or a kitchen at Camp?

Food and accommodation is included during your time at Camp.

Will I get time to travel after Camp?

Certainly! With so many amazing places in Canada we encourage this!

Will I make friends at AmeriCamp Canada?

Definitely! You will be making friends from the moment you land in Canada, friends you will keep for life after sharing such an amazing experience.


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