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!

Lifeguard Roles

American Lifeguard Summer Camp Roles

Are you a strong swimmer who is looking to dive into a camp counsellor role in America this summer?

If so, then we have the perfect role for you. We have numerous camps all across North East America located on stunning waterfronts that are looking for people like you to become lifeguards for the summer.

Don’t have a lifeguard qualification? Worry not, our camp experience will provide you with all of the training and qualifications that you need to become a fully qualified lifeguard.


Summer Lifeguarding Jobs In North East America

North East America is home to some of the most breathtaking lakes and rivers that the country has to offer. Over the course of the summer, you will spend your days overseeing these waters and ensuring that the campers are as safe as possible when swimming. In the event of an emergency, you will be called upon to make lifesaving rescues and to take the necessary actions.

In addition to lifeguarding, throughout the summer you will help to oversee a huge amount of other amazing activities such as water sports, climbing, adventures and so much more.

Whether you are an already qualified lifeguard, swimming instructor, or just a strong swimmer who is looking for life experiences, we want your help.

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What Do You Need?

Wondering what you need to become a summer camp lifeguard in America?

Well, there are a few different eligibility requirements for becoming a camp counsellor in America. The main requirements that you need are:

  • Need to be 18 by June 1st of the summer you are looking to start
  • A strong swimmer who feels comfortable in the water
  • An in-date passport that allows you to travel out of the country
  • Available for the whole summer
  • Have a valid J-1 visa


Find out everything you need to know about the J-V visa.

Why Choose Wild Packs For Your Summer Camp Lifeguard Role

Here at Wild Packs, we have over 15 years of experience matching individuals like you with the summer camp roles that suit you. We have a huge amount of amazing summer camps across the North East of America that are looking for lifeguards like you.

  • No registration or interview fees 
  • Work & Travel with salaries starting from $2,000 
  • Learn new skills 
  • Unique life experiences 
  • Once-in-a-lifetime opportunities
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Apply Now For The Summer Of A Lifetime

If you are interested in the once-in-a-lifetime experience of becoming a camp lifeguard in America then apply now.

Once you have submitted your application and told our team exactly what you want to do at camp, we can start the process. Our team will be in touch to help set up an interview where you can ask us any questions you may have.

Our team will be by your side through all points of the process from application to turning up at the camp.

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No, you do not need any qualifications to become a camp lifeguard in America. All you need to be is a confident swimmer. You will receive all of your training and qualifications as part of the camp so that by the end of the training week, you will be a fully qualified lifeguard.

During a summer as a camp lifeguard in America, you can expect to earn a minimum of $2000. In addition to your salary, you will also receive a huge amount of training and qualifications that will expand your future career prospects.