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1. Returner Eligibility

All you need to know about the criteria to become a returner with Camp Leaders.

How do I know if I’m a returner? 

If you’ve been to summer camp in America before, you are a returner. Whether you're returning to the same camp, or have found yourself a different camp you are a returner.

Am I eligible to go with Camp Leaders if I used a different agency before?

Yes. Anyone who has been a camp counselor or support staff before is eligible to apply as a returner, regardless of your previous agency.

If this is my second year, are there any visa restrictions? 

No. As long as you meet the background check criteria by uploading an in date, enhanced police check, there are no visa restrictions for 2nd-year returners.

If I'm returning for my third-year (or more), will I be able to get a J1 visa? 

As a 3rd year + returner, there is no guarantee that you'll be able to get a visa. Apply as early as possible for the best chance of securing a visa.