Apply to Jewish Camps USA

If you have any questions throughout the application process, don’t hesitate to contact us

This is the first step to your life-changing summer!

Arrange your interview

We will take a look at your application and arrange your interview

Interviews will take place at a time and place convenient to you, JCUSA will be in touch to arrange this with you

Have your interview

Your interview will be with a JCUSA ambassador (this is someone who has been to camp previously)

Interview Locations

Interviews will either take place online or at a place local and convenient to you

Pass your interview

We will then begin the next step of the program to find you the best summer opportunity

You will receive an email from us informing you that you have passed your JCUSA interview and asking for any documents we may need


In order to go to camp in the summer there is paperwork to do, which we will help you through

Terms and Conditions
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Sponsor Agreement and Fee Disclosure
Doctors Physician exam

Background Check

JCUSA will give you all the information you need to get your background check

You must have an up-to-date background check in order to go to camp

Conversation with camp

The camp director will contact you for an online conversation, so remember to check your emails

Even if you don't get offered a job at the first camp, we will continue to give you opportunities at other camps, one at a time so there isn't anything to worry about

Job confirmed at camp

Camp will confirm if you are hired. Bring on the best summer ever, Mazal Tov

They will let you know your role and the dates you are required to work

Meet others going to your camp

JCUSA will connect you with the delegation going to your camp

This will be staff from Israel and all over the globe

Attend appointment at US Embassy

You will need to attend a visa appointment at the US Embassy to get your J1 visa

We will help you with all the steps needed for this. It costs $160 (paid to US Embassy)

Book flights

We will give you the information you need to book your flights to camp

Flight prices vary, however the earlier you book the best price you will get and if you need any flight support we are always here to help. If you cannot afford your flights then camp may pay for this and reduce your salary

Medical Insurance

Your medical insurance will be processed once we have your contract dates

The JCUSA package includes 77 days of insurance, you can buy extra days for anything more. This insurance doesn't cover any pre-existing medical conditions

Orientation Day

Attend our camp-filled orientation day

Exact details will be confirmed soon

Go to camp

Time to pack

We will provide you with a packing list as a guide

Have the best summer ever

We can't wait to hear all about the amazing memories and friendships you make at camp


After camp you have up to 30 days to travel within the US

Enjoy your travels

 JCUSA מבטיחים לספק לך את החוויה הכי מדהימה ומיוחדת תוך כדי ליווי צמוד לאורך כל הדרך.אנחנו זמינים 24 שעות ביממה ואנו נספק לך את המחנה הכי טוב בארצות הברית\קנדה. הדרכה במחנה קיץ היא חוויה לכל החיים ואנו לא יכולים לחכות לקחת חלק בבניית החוויה שלך.

יש לנו את העמלות הכי נמוכות בתחום כך שתוכל לבזבז פחות ולהרוויח יותר מאשר בכל מקום אחר!

אנחנו יודעים שבסוף, הכל זה בשביל החוויה, אבל זה תמיד נחמד לקבל הזדמנות להרוויח כמה שיותר כסף. אז ברגע שתעבוד במחנה, את\ה תרוויח\י בין 1650$ ל 2400$.