Camp America 2019...

Costs Apply Now

Camp America 2019 applications are open! Start your application by Registering now.

At Camp America, we understand that you need to know what you’re getting into, how much it’s going to cost and (most importantly) what you’re going to get in return.


2019 First Timers Early Bird

Our early bird pricing for 2019 has ended. If your interview was completed before September 15th then your program fees are below:
1st Payment $199
2nd Payment $200
3rd Payment $300*

Total Program Fee $699
*Early bird pricing ends September 15th and will affect the final payment. See below

2019 Returners Early Bird

Contact your Camp Director and secure a spot back at the same camp before January 31st to secure our reduced early bird pricing. Read more about Returning to Camp here.
1st Payment $199
2nd Payment $200
3rd Payment $170*

Total Program Fee  $569 
(Please Note: returners wishing to be placed at a new camp will be charged the same as a first-time applicant)
*Early bird pricing ends January 31st and will affect the final payment. See below

2019 First Timers after Early Bird

First Timers applying after early bird extension of September 15th
1st Payment $199
2nd Payment $200
3rd Payment $500

Total Program Fee $899  

2019 Returners after Early Bird

Returners applying after February 1st
1st Payment $199
2nd Payment $200
3rd Payment $400
Total Program Fee $799 
(Please Note: returners wishing to be placed at a new camp will be charged the same as a first-time applicant)

Payment Deadlines

Fee Type
Payment Deadline
Cost of late payment
First Payment
Payable online prior to interview
Not Applicable
2nd Payment
With 30 days of placement
$70
Deposits are refundable if we are unable to find you a placement at a camp and you fully completed your application. Refer to our T&C's for more information.

Third Party Fees

These 3rd party fees are out of our control, however, we want to make you aware of them so there are no nasty surprises. Please bear in mind these 3rd party costs are not unique to Camp America so just because other companies don’t highlight them doesn’t mean they don’t apply!


Additional Costs to Consider

Federal Police check $42
Cultural Exchange Visa Fee for Australian passport holder $344.50 (subject to change)
Medical Check Consultation cost as requested by your GP
Optional Baggage Insurance Contact Camp America
Flight to the USA See affordable and flexible Camp America flight offers here

Where do my fees go?

We know that when you’re young, money is always tight so it’s important to know what you need to pay and when. We pride ourselves on our ‘upfront and honest’ approach to fees so you know exactly what you’re paying for.

In order to offer you the best service and the highest level of support, Camp America charges a ‘fee for service’. This fee covers our costs of recruitment, marketing, interviewing and selection, placement and ongoing support in Australia and of course, the USA, as well as 5 months medical insurance which is organised through Camp America UK.

We aim to keep our prices low whilst providing you with the best service and the best experience at summer camp. With over 45 years experience and thousands choosing Camp America every year, we think we are doing something right!