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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

The ultimate surf experience in one of Australia's greatest surfs spots. Learn to surf at Spot X surf camp. Spot X provides a unique opportunity to spend time in one of Australia’s most beautiful coastal areas. The 'ultimate beachfront', with views of the ocean from almost every accommodation option. It’s the perfect place to learn to surf, chill out, make new friends, and hang by the campfire!

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!

Universal Traveller

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.

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  • 8 nights shared waterfront accommodation
  • 2 nights shared dorm at Surf House, Byron Bay
  • 3 meals a day at Spot X camp
  • 6 surf lessons from qualified surf instructors
  • Surf equipment (wetsuit, surfboard etc.)
  • 1 kayak hire at Spot X camp
  • Surf theory & fitness sessions
  • Advanced Resuscitation & Senior First Aid course
  • Surf Camp Hoodie
  • Bus transfer to Byron Bay
  • Surfboards & Bike hire at Surf House
  • Half Day tour to Lennox Head

Optional Extras.

Fruit Picking Placement

Help fill the labour shortage on local farms by getting a placement picking fruit. Learn More about our fruit picking placements by clicking here.

Volunteer Session at Mojo Care Farm

Mojo Surf run an amazing eco farm in the heart of Byron Bay. Volunteer for half a day. Contact us for more details.

Additional Surf Lessons in Byron

Purchase additional surf lessons for your final days in Byron Bay.

Nimbin Day Trip

Take a day trip to experience the Hippie hub of Australia.

Extend Your Stay

Continue your adventure and spend a few extra days relaxing in Byron Bay.



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