How to Apply
Most ICEP counselors are undergraduate students, graduate students, teachers, social workers, or youth leaders. The most important requirement is the ability to work with children and exhibit a genuine interest and enthusiasm for the work of a camp counselor.
You must also be:
Contact the ICEP representative to find out about information meetings or get more information about the application procedures in your country.
Pick up an ICEP brochure
and application from the representative. If we do not have a representative
in your country, you may download the forms and instructions you need
Complete all application forms and attach the essay, 3 letters of reference, photo collage, and awards or certificates. Submit your complete application to your ICEP representative who will mail it to the ICEP office in New York City. Please do not submit your application directly to the New York office unless we have given you permission to do so.
Once all your application materials have been received, ICEP will review your applications and schedule a time to interview you by phone. We like to chat with our prospective camp counselors to get to know you better and determine language skills and what kinds of camps you might serve best.
The ICEP staff will
notify you of the status of your application, either directly or through
the ICEP representative in your country, within 10 days of its arrival
in the New York office.