The American Institute for Foreign Study (Australia) Pty Ltd opened its Australian office in 1999 and began offering its Camp America and Au Pair in America programs to young Australians. In 2005, AIFS commenced offering inbound programs and currently facilitates cultural exchange programs for more than 2,000 young people.
Surf Camp is a 10 day all-inclusive surf experience in one of Australia's best surf spots. Learn to surf with mates or go solo plus come away with a First Aid Qualification to add to your CV.
Surf Camp starts just south of Byron Bay on the NSW North Coast at Spot X, the ultimate, remote, beachfront. Live it up in a waterfront bungalow with surf lessons, campfires and chilled evenings for 8 days. Then test your new surf skills in Byron Bay. You'll spend 2 nights at Surf House, in Byron Bay.
If you're looking for a fun packed surfing adventure, Surf Camp is for you!
AIFS has partnered with Universal Traveller (previously know as Student Flights) to offer you great value and flexible flights. They are experienced in travel and can offer special rates for young adults. Meet the Dedicated Team from Universal Traveller. With extra insight and experience, they’ve been helping to arrange travel for Camp America Applicants year after year.
Help fill the labour shortage on local farms by getting a placement picking fruit. Learn More about our fruit picking placements by clicking here.
Mojo Surf run an amazing eco farm in the heart of Byron Bay. Volunteer for half a day. Contact us for more details.
Purchase additional surf lessons for your final days in Byron Bay.
Take a day trip to experience the Hippie hub of Australia.
Continue your adventure and spend a few extra days relaxing in Byron Bay.