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US Embassy Urges J1 Applicants To Get Ahead Of The Rush As Demand Soars For Limited Places

1 min readThe US Embassy has today released a statement urging 2018 J1 hopefuls to be more of a Fiona, than a Ross and get their applications in as early as they possibly can. Potential J1ers for 2018 have been urged to “be proactive and begin the application process as early as possible”, following a seven-week … Continue reading US Embassy Urges J1 Applicants To Get Ahead Of The Rush As Demand Soars For Limited Places

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Nine Of The Best Pics From Camp USA 2017 Photo Competition So Far!

0 min readIt’s much easier to sum up the Camp USA experience with a picture, than with words. Luckily for us, hundreds of this summer’s Camp Counsellors have been sharing their best ones with all of us. With two weeks left until our winner is announced, we thought we’d share with you some of the … Continue reading Nine Of The Best Pics From Camp USA 2017 Photo Competition So Far!

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Camp USA: How Marie Found The Perfect Summer At Camp Pencliffe, Maine

4 min readSpending an entire summer getting paid to have fun, surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery in the world is a little difficult to do justice in words. Your sense of adventure has kicked in, you’ve trusted your instinct and decided to #JustUSIT. Now comes the payoff… For 2017 Summer Camp Counsellor, @MarieSalova her sense … Continue reading Camp USA: How Marie Found The Perfect Summer At Camp Pencliffe, Maine

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Step-by-Step Guide: How To Breeze Through Your US Embassy Interview

5 min read“Congratulations! You have been placed at camp and you’re in the final steps of spending the summer of a lifetime working in the US. You’ll travel to America on a J1 Camp Counsellor visa. This will entitle you to work in an American summer camp and then travel across the country for up … Continue reading Step-by-Step Guide: How To Breeze Through Your US Embassy Interview

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[PICS] Camp USA Hiring Fair 2017: Meet Our New Hired Campers!

1 min readPhew, well that was a hectic day! The dust has settled on our biggest ever Camp USA Hiring Fair on the 16th January and it’s safe to say it was a massive success! The standard of applicants this year, blew away our US Camp Directors who had a super time meeting all of … Continue reading [PICS] Camp USA Hiring Fair 2017: Meet Our New Hired Campers!

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[FRIDAY QUIZ]: Match These US Landmarks To Their State?

0 min readWe’ve reached the end of another busy week full of Iceland guiding, Grad Visa launching and Camp Fair Hiring. At this stage of the working week (or the final week of freedom before the new semester), procrastination is reaching peak levels. Our Friday Quiz is the only answer and this week we’re testing … Continue reading [FRIDAY QUIZ]: Match These US Landmarks To Their State?

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Meet The Camps: 100 Perfect Acres Surrounding Lake Thompson, Welcome To Kamp Kohut!

2 min readAre you getting excited yet? You should be…and not only because it’s Christmas! The biggest Camp Hiring Fair in Ireland is only around the corner on the 11th Jan in Dublin, when a whole host of America’s biggest and best camps will coming to Ireland to meet all of you aspiring Camp Counsellors. … Continue reading Meet The Camps: 100 Perfect Acres Surrounding Lake Thompson, Welcome To Kamp Kohut!

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[QUIZ]: Where Should You Travel In 2017?

0 min readAustralia? Canada? Interrailing? J1? Thailand? Aaaaaaaargh! For most people, the places you visit in the next 12 months will sit proudly in your highlights of 2017. There are only so many days off work/college, funds to work with however and it can be a little stressful decided how best to use these to … Continue reading [QUIZ]: Where Should You Travel In 2017?

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Camp USA: 9 Top Tips For Our Hiring Fair in Jan!

5 min readThis is the football equivalent of an open goal (Sign up to our Hiring Fair if you haven’t already!). The ball is dropping, there’s no one standing in your way from something amazing…but you still need to finish it off. If you haven’t got the ball rolling yet, 16th Dec is the last … Continue reading Camp USA: 9 Top Tips For Our Hiring Fair in Jan!

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2016 Camp Counsellors Eoghan, Sadhbh, Laura & Emma Talk Colour Wars, Overcoming Fears And Making Friends For Life In A Few Short Weeks

6 min readOne of the most rewarding aspects for Patrick, Nora and the rest of our Camp USA Team is being able to see Camp Counsellors come back with unforgettable stories, life changing challenges and the enduring friendships made during these all too short few weeks each summer.

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