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THE DOWN UNDER FAIR TRIPS ARE NOW FULL. WE ARE NOT ABLE TO ACCEPT ANY FURTHER REGISTRATIONS.

Down Under Camp FairS

One of our most popular and longest running camp fairs, the CCUSA 'Down Under' trips offers you three different itinerary options to suit your schedule and hiring requirements! Plus the added benefit of enjoying summer in the southern hemisphere while most of the US is covered in snow!

Please note - These fairs will have counselor applicants ONLY. The Summer Work Travel (Support Staff) program is not available to applicants from the Southern Hemisphere as per J-1 visa regulations.

Fair Options

  • Down Under 1- Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Auckland
  • Down Under 2- Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane
  • Down Under 3- Melbourne & Sydney

CCUSA provides

  • Airport transfer stipends (for guests arriving/departing on scheduled trip dates only)
  • Breakfast daily
  • Hotel accommodation on scheduled nights of each trip
  • One group dinner per city
  • A chartered group harbor & dinner cruise in Sydney
  • Table & signage at the camp fairs on your selected trip
  • Internal flights between the cities on your selected trip
  • Skype interviews with candidates unable to attend camp fair due to distance or schedule

*International flights (from country of origin) are NOT included in the trip price and are at an additional cost to camp. international flights can be booked independently or through CCUSA’s preferred travel agent, Redwood Skytours.

Down Under Trip Options

Down Under 1

  • Dec 6 (Fri)- Arrive Melbourne; Group Welcome Dinner
  • Dec 7 (Sat)- Melbourne Camp Fair; Flight to Sydney
  • Dec 8 (Sun)- Sydney Camp Fair; Harbor Cruise
  • Dec 9 (Mon)- Free Day Sydney 
  • Dec 10 (Tues)- Flight to Brisbane; Brisbane Camp Fair; Group Dinner
  • Dec 11 (Weds)- Flight to Auckland
  • Dec 12 (Thurs)- Auckland Camp Fair; Group Farewell Dinner
  • Dec 13 (Fri)- End of Trip

Down Under 2

  • Dec 6 (Fri)- Arrive Melbourne; Group Welcome Dinner
  • Dec 7 (Sat)- Melbourne Camp Fair; Flight to Sydney
  • Dec 8 (Sun)- Sydney Camp Fair; Harbour Cruise
  • Dec 9 (Mon)- Free day Sydney
  • Dec 10 (Tues)- Flight to Brisbane; Brisbane Camp Fair; Group Dinner
  • Dec 11 (Weds)- End of Trip

Down Under 3

  • Dec 6 (Fri)- Arrive Melbourne; Group Welcome Dinner
  • Dec 7 (Sat)- Melbourne Camp Fair; Flight to Sydney
  • Dec 8 (Sun)- Sydney Camp Fair; Harbor Cruise
  • Dec 9 (Mon)- End of Trip

City Descriptions

Brisbane

Brisbane is the bustling heart of Queensland, Australia’s second-largest state. Located on Australia’s east coast, Brisbane boasts beautiful beaches and is a short ride away from Surfers’ Paradise.

Applicants: Due to its location on the water, many applicants at this fair will have excellent waterfront skills including lifeguarding, swim instruction, waterskiing, etc.

Melbourne

Home of the Australian Open, Melbourne is an energetic center of business and is often compared to cities like Boston and San Francisco.

Applicants: There will be a wide range of skills available at this fair form waterfront to sports to arts.

Auckland

The “City of Sails”, is New Zealand’s largest city. There are a great variety of cultures that join
together to make Auckland a vibrant and lively place.

Applicants: NZ ‘Kiwi’ applicants have a broad range of skills including waterfront, horseback riding and sports. When possible, CCUSA can arrange for you to interview some applicants from other cities in New Zealand via Skype.

Sydney

From its Harbor Bridge to the famous Opera House, Sydney is a cultural mecca that captures the hearts of tourists and locals alike. This is where the CCUSA Australian headquarters is located with satellite offices in Brisbane and Melbourne.

Applicants: With a wide range of skills and talents, you are certain to find lots of great staff for your camp program areas such as waterfront, horseback riding, sports, arts and childcare!

It’s great to meet people face to face and get them just as excited for camp as I am. The camp fairs give me the opportunity to hire the best staff possible while getting to see the world as well! Thanks CCUSA...you’re the best! - Emily, Camp Greentop