Food, accommodation and training included
We make your stay comfy and your trip stress free!

Low Program Fees & High Salaries
Expect to earn a minimum of $2000

Hundreds of possible roles on camp
Choose any that suit you!

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Food, Accommodation and Training – All Included!

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Low Program Fees and High Salaries!

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Huge Variety of Different Camp Roles!

Camp roles for the adventurers

Got a sense of adventure? Turn it into your dream summer job!

Thrill seekers, daredevils, and nature lovers will find camp roles that seem like they were designed just for them! Whether you have a head for heights, love working with animals, or simply enjoy a hike through the great outdoors, you’ll discover unforgettable experiences with a camp in America.

Transform your interests into skills as a summer camp counsellor with complete on-site staff training plus accommodation, food, and a wage (starting at $2,000) included with every role. Want to share the experience? Apply with a friend and if your interests are shared, we’ll try our best to find you a place together!

Whether you’re coming along solo or with a friend, just apply with us and we’ll find a camp that’s right for you from over 300 that we’re connected to. So, what are you waiting for?

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Types of adventure roles

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Mountaineering and Outdoor Climbing

Do you have SPA experience or another certification? Be fearless and apply for a camp with an outdoor climbing and mountaineering programme.

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Teaching Survival Skills

Spend the summer in the great outdoors in the most beautiful parts of the USA! All while developing important skills for yourself as you teach children rafting, canoeing, mountain biking and more - all with on-site training included.

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Working with Animals

Do you love animals? You could work at a camp with amazing creatures such as cows, sheep, goats, and chickens. Develop your very own nature program at a camp in America!

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What do summer camp adventure jobs include?

Adventure programmes are popular, giving campers in America the chance to step out of their comfort zones and try something new – and you’ll be there to guide them as an activity leader.
You could be teaching campers how to build a shelter or showing them some of the amazing animals native to the area. Most summer camps in America will have a wide range of outdoor adventure activities being offered to their campers. Nearly all our camps will train you extensively before the kids arrive in anything from high ropes to mountain biking.
Not only will you get paid for your time and learn new skills, but it’ll look amazing on your CV. Stand out from the crowd and have the best summer at a camp in America!
If you’re lucky enough to be hired as a high ropes instructor then you’ll be given specialist training, including first aid, which can be fantastic for your CV.

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    Why choose outdoor adventure camp jobs with Wild Packs?

    At Wild Packs, we have over 15 years of experience helping people like you find their dream summer camp job in America. We have a supportive team who’ll guide you through the process and match you to the perfect camp for your interests, whether that’s with a day camp or one through the whole summer!

    • No registration or interview fees
    • Work and travel with salaries starting from $2,000
    • Change kids’ lives
    • Learn new skills
    • Amazing career development
    • Travel across the USA
    • Visa, four-month medical insurance and support
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    Faq's

    Adventure Counselors are camp counsellors who specialise in leading outdoor adventure activities such as hiking, rock climbing, kayaking, and other outdoor pursuits.
    While previous experience leading outdoor activities is preferred, it is not always required. A love of the outdoors, a passion for adventure, and a desire to work with children are the most important qualities.
    Adventure Counselors receive extensive training in outdoor safety, risk management, and activity planning. They also receive training in working with children, conflict resolution, and team building.
    Yes, Adventure Counselors live on-site at the camp in staff cabins or tents.

    We’ve written a whole page about the summer camp counsellor process, but we’ll give you the short answer, too. It was previously complicated, but it has now been made infinitely easier by our team who will help you through every step of the process!