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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 2021 are now OPEN

Summer Camp USA Job Fairs 2021:

Join BUNAC for their Summer Camp USA Job Fairs to meet with Camp Directors from all over the US, get all your questions answered and GET HIRED for your dream camp job! Check out the locations below and book on today! 

  • Skype

Summer Camp USA Content Creator Scholarship

Calling all content creators! Are you amazing at taking travel photos, writing inspiring blog content and creating epic vlogs? We’re looking for new members to join our Content Creator Scholarship Team who want to share their life-changing Stateside experiences through fun and engaging content, and in return receive their Summer Camp USA programme fee back (view the full Ts and Cs at Get in contact with the team if you think this is up your street on 0333-999-7516 or email [email protected]

Summer Camp USA Refer a Friend Discount

Are you looking to head out to Summer Camp USA in 2021? Refer a friend, and you'll both get £50 off your programme fees! Simply refer a friend to Summer Camp USA as a first timer, and you'll both get £50 off your final payment when you've both been placed in your Camp jobs. View the full terms and conditions on the page!


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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