Camp Counselor

Interested in working with young people? 

Want to make a difference?

If so, we have some amazing opportunities for you! HYPE Merseyside is looking for young adults aged 18 to 26 years old to work at Summer Camps in America.


Your skills:

  • Love working with children

Specialised skills (bonus points):

  • Lifeguarding
  • Swim Instruction
  • Biking
  • Arts
  • Sports


Camp programme +/- 12 weeks

  • May, June, July, August 2025
  • 30 days to travel anywhere in the US after programme completion
  • Choose from New York, New Jersey, Texas, California… And many more!


Spend your summer making a difference in the lives of hundreds of children in the United States by helping us promote international understanding through an immersive cultural experience.

Gain training and qualifications with HYPE!

Why choose HYPE?

Gain training and qualifications with HYPE before you go abroad:

  • Safeguarding Training
  • First Aid Training
  • Level 1 in your specialised skill
  • Visit one of HYPE courses across Merseyside: 2-days volunteering



  • Visa sponsorship and support
  • Pre-camp orientation
  • Food and accommodation on camp
  • 24/7 sponsor support 
  • Up to $2000 camp pay
  • Up to 30 days travel
  • Group International Accident & Sickness coverage


1. Register your interest with the online form below

2. Speak with HYPE about your programme

3. Application Approved. Deposit £75 paid

4. Complete an Enhanced DBS Check form and provide two references

5. Process second payment of £175

6. Complete job specific qualifications with HYPE (funded)

7. Final payment of £200 (DS2019 issuance)

8. Visa appointment booked and secure your flights to America


*Split across 3 simple payments

*Visa fee £125 and flights not included

Fill in your details below and register your interest

What position(s) are you interested in?

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