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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.

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in the US of A

Pricing Options
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$

699

*
paid in three
simple installments.
A guaranteed summer camp placement
Meals & Accommodation at camp
Medical Insurance (full trip duration)
SEVIS Fee
Pre-departure Orientation Day
Pocket Money
J-1 Visa Sponsorship & expert assistance
Camp America T-shirt & SIM Card
Up to 30 Days travel before & after camp
Exclusive deals with Student Flights
24/7 In-Country Support
$

899

*
paid in three
simple installments.
A guaranteed summer camp placement
Meals & Accommodation at camp
Medical Insurance (full trip duration)
SEVIS Fee
Pre-departure Orientation Day
Pocket Money
J-1 Visa Sponsorship & expert assistance
Camp America T-shirt & SIM Card
Up to 30 Days travel before & after camp
Exclusive deals with Student Flights
24/7 In-Country Support
$

629

*
paid in three
simple installments.
A guaranteed summer camp placement
Meals & Accommodation at camp
Medical Insurance (full trip duration)
SEVIS Fee
Pocket Money negotiated directly through camp
J-1 Visa Sponsorship & expert assistance
Camp America T-shirt & SIM Card
Up to 30 Days travel before & after camp
Exclusive deals with Student Flights
24/7 In-Country Support
$

799

*
paid in three
simple installments.
A guaranteed summer camp placement
Meals & Accommodation at camp
Medical Insurance (full trip duration)
SEVIS Fee
Pocket Money negotiated directly through camp
J-1 Visa Sponsorship & expert assistance
Camp America T-shirt & SIM Card
Up to 30 Days travel before & after camp
Exclusive deals with Student Flights
24/7 In-Country Support

Additional Costs.

Flights to the US

We want you to get the best flight to suit your needs which is why we have partnered with Student Flights, Australia’s leading youth travel agent. Click here to learn more.

Australian Federal
Police Check

As part of the application process, you are required to provide an Australian Federal Police Check with is $42 AUD. Click here for instructions on how to apply for the police check

MRV & Issuance Fees

The J-1 Visa consists of three fees - Sponsor Fee, MRV and Issuance Fees. We cover a component in order to sponsor your visa. The MRV fee is paid directly to the United States Consulate General when booking an appointment and Australian Passport holders also pay an issuance fee at the time of their appointment.

Camp America does cover the cost of your SEVIS fee as soons as your placement has been confirmed.

Your Guide to Pocket Money.

Standard Counsellor

$1350 - $1825 USD
Rates are based on age, experience, skill level and responsibilities.

Advanced Skills Counsellor

$1450 - $1650 USD
Rates are based on age, experience, skill level and responsibilities.
Special Needs Counsellor
$1450 - $1875 USD
Rates are based on age, experience, skill level and responsibilities.

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