Teach silversmithing in the USA at one of over 500 summer camps with children of all ages. Gain over 800 hours experience teaching silversmithing and have the summer of your lifetime.
What does a silversmithing instructor do at camp?
One for the creatives, silversmithing and jewellery design at camp is a fantastic experience and completely different way to spend your summer. Campers and staff are both so intrigued to try this skill out and often want to make matching friendship jewellery. Working alongside the arts and craft department you shall working mornings and afternoons with all age groups.
The lessons will focus on the basic skills and you can expect to be teaching campers techniques such as sawing, soldering, riveting and bezel setting. Working to weekly themes you shall be helping campers create truly unique pieces. Ones they cannot wait to wear or take home as a gift.
If you are looking for a less traditional summer and something out of the ordinary, then this is the summer for you.
Why should I teach silversmithing at camp?
Working in silversmithing is completely unique and is an exquisite way to combine your love of jewellery making with working in the United States with children. Build your portfolio and experience a summer like no other.
You’ll need plenty of ingenuity and enthusiasm, teaching silversmithing at summer camp is a completely unique skill set and a camp director shall want to know your own ability and to see your portfolio. Show passion and pride in your work by breaking down a project, explaining the techniques used and the final result.
- Return transatlantic flights
- Between $800-$1500 pay
- Up to 90 days’ medical insurance
- Visa assistance and sponsorship
- Award-winning customer service,
- Preparation and guidance through the process
- 24-hour support whilst in the USA
- Up to 30 days of travel after camp
To apply you need to complete a short initial application telling us who you are and some other basic details. When you’re ready just pay your £49 programme deposit to secure your face-to-face interview with one of our hundred nation-wide interviewers. From there Camp Leaders offer full support to apply for your visa and secure you your placement at camp. You’ll also have the opportunity to attend the Camp Leaders Job Fairs across the country in January and our pre-departure orientations in April and May.
- Age 18 by June 1st 2019
- Clean Criminal Background
- Fluent English speaker
- Available for 9 weeks and able to depart prior to June 19th
- Active interest in working with children