2018 Summer Camp Recruitment Fairs

It’s coming up to that time of year again, it’s almost time for Camp Directors from across the USA & Canada to hop on a plane and fly over to this side of the pond for the annual summer camp recruitment fairs! I love the camp fairs as there are just so many great camps to chat to, and some awesome opportunities for you all.

Coming to a camp job fair is the BEST way to secure yourself a spot at camp for the summer – get the chance to speak face to face with camp directors and returning staff members, show them who you are and why you’d be great for their camp, and ask as many questions as you like. Yes, it is still a job interview and those can be a little scary sometimes, but honestly there’s nothing to worry about, camp people are awesome and they’re just going to want to help make sure you get placed at the camp that’s right for you!

I’ve written a handy guide about how to get yourself prepped and ready for the fairs, and if you want even more info than that, head over to the FAQs post all about the camp fairs and how to make the most of them.

All of the agencies have slightly different dates for their fairs, but most are going to be in January, although CCUSA and Camp America already had their first fairs in November! You don’t even have to sign up in advance (although doing so will mean you skip some of the queues and get straight into the room with the Camp Directors), you can just see how you feel and turn up on the day if that’s more your style. So once you’ve chosen your summer camp agency, see below for the dates of their fairs and head to their website for more details.


Dates and Locations



Manchester – Sunday 14th January 2018

Leeds – Wednesday 17th January 2018

London – Friday 19th January 2018

Edinburgh – Sunday 21st January 2018



Edinburgh – Friday 19th January 2018, Venue TBC

London – Sunday 21st January 2018, Pullman Hotel St Pancras

Dublin – Tuesday 23rd January 2018, Venue TBC


Camp America

Leeds – Saturday 11th November 2017

Birmingham – Sunday 12th November 2017

Edinburgh – Tuesday 23rd January 2018

Manchester – Thursday 25th January 2018

London – Saturday 27th January 2018


Camp Leaders

Glasgow – Thursday 18th January 2018, 10am-3pm, The Hilton Hotel

Manchester – Sunday 21st January 2018, 10am-3pm, Manchester Central Convention Complex

London – Saturday 27th January 2018, 10am-3pm, The Hilton Hotel

Cardiff – Sunday 28th January 2018, 10am-3pm, Cardiff City Hall



Manchester – Saturday 11th November 2017, 12pm-3pm, The Midland Hotel, 16 Peter St, Manchester, M60 2DS

London – Saturday 13th Jan 2018, 11am to 3pm – Kensington Town Hall, Horton Street, London W8 7NX

Leeds – Sunday 14th Jan 2018, 12pm to 4pm – The Queens Hotel, City Square, Leeds LS1 1P

Dublin – Tuesday 16th Jan 2018, 3pm to 6pm – Wynns Hotel, 35/39 Abbey Street Lower, Dublin 1

Edinburgh – Tuesday 16th Jan 2018, 3pm to 6pm – Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh The Royal Mile, EH1 1TH



Edinburgh – Friday 19th January 2018

London – Sunday 21st January 2018

Dublin – Tuesday 23rd January 2018

Amsterdam – Thursday 25th January 2018



Manchester – Saturday 13th January 2018

Edinburgh – Sunday 14th January 2018

Dublin – Monday 15th January 2018



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