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Horse Riding Instructor at Summer Camp USA

  • Job Location

    Various USA locations

  • Start date

    June / July

  • Duration

    August / September

  • Job Benefits

    Earn up to £1850 + Flights. Free Board, Free Food, J-1 Visa and Full BUNAC support


Have the summer of a lifetime working at an American summer camp, the great tradition where the only philosophy is to have fun and make new mates, all day everyday. International staff like you bring variety, personality and new skills to camp, and this year it’s your turn to get out there. Book onto the programme today, and spend 8-10 weeks working and living the American dream.


Teaching horse riding at summer camp combines the responsibilities of teaching riding, looking after the horses and being a camp counselor. It is a fun and rewarding, yet challenging opportunity to enhance your teaching skills, develop your personal experience and have a great summer!

As a riding specialist, you could be teaching skills and giving lessons for several hours a day, usually in hour-long periods, generally in addition to caring for the horses.

Qualifications that will help you include the Pony Club B or C award and BHS qualifications, or the UKCC equivalent, ranging from the Groom’s Certificate in Horse Knowledge and Care to BHS Assistant Instructor Level One. Having owned a pony or horse and ridden for a number of years helps too.


  • Placement at a camp in the USA – we match you with your perfect camp based on your personality, skills and experience
  • Return transatlantic flight with other BUNACers,
  • First night’s accommodation in the USA and transfer to camp
  • Food and accommodation whilst at camp
  • Pocket money of up to $1,850 depending on your age and experience
  • Assistance with securing your J-1 work visa
  • US Embassy meet and greet service
  • Pre-departure orientation day in the UK to help you get ready for camp life
  • Access to camp facilities during time off


Now! Camps are hiring every day and positions are very competitive.

Applications for Summer Camp USA 2020 are now OPEN


Previous leadership experience with children + specialist Horse Riding experience / qualifications.

About us

At BUNAC we've been making American Dreams Come True Since 1962.

If you're looking for a jam-packed summer of fun, rewarding good vibes and the chance to travel, it’s time to roll up your sleeves and apply for Summer Camp

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