Application and Program Details
What city or town will I be in?
The Caribbean is full of tropical islands and we’ve chosen one of the best (in our opinion) to be your home for the next month or so. Our Camp Caribbean program takes place in St.Lucia’s capital: Castries.
Will I make friends?
Of course you will! Through sharing a passion for sports and travel – we’re 100% confident you and the camp participants will find something to talk about! Remember, only be competitive on the pitch 😉
What are the requirements?
You are required to be over 18 by the start date of the program.
Can I apply with a friend?
Yes you can! Let us know who your friend is when you sign up and we will arrange for you to be on the same intake. You can even share a room at the guesthouse!
What happens once I arrive at the airport?
Our Camp Caribbean team will give you a warm calypso welcome when you touch down at the airport, then they’ll transfer you and the other camp participants to the guesthouse.
Flights and Visa
What airport do I fly too?
You’ll be flying Into Hewanorra International airport – it’s the largest airport on the island.
Do I need a visa?
As a UK citizen, you can obtain a VISA upon entry to the country that will last throughout your stay. Easy!
Do I need a passport?
Yes, you will need a full passport valid for at least 6 months.
Accommodation and Living
What’s my accommodation like?
Our camp participants are put up in an open-plan guest house that can house up to 12 participants. Each bedrooms comes with a flat-screen plasma TV with US cable channels (including movies and sports).
The lounge area is remarkable. It takes up most of the ground floor and consists of four large flat-screen TVs, sofas and a communal dining area. There is also a balcony overlooking the beach – which is great for social events! It’s also within walking distance of shops, supermarkets, bars and restaurants – oh – and the beach!
House telephone (only for receiving calls)
American-Style Fridge freezer and ice dispenser
Is there wifi?
Yes there is! No excuse not to upload a cheeky selfie!
Is it safe?
Absolutely – we have high standards and want to ensure our camp participants are at as little risk as possible when away with us.
How much spending money should I take?
We suggest for the two week stays to take between £200 – £450 to get you by. Feel free to take more and buy souvenirs for everyone!
Do I need to get health insurance?
We do recommend getting health insurance yes. Once your place is secured our flight partners can help you get this organised.
Do I need vaccinations?
There are no compulsory vaccinations for the Caribbean, but we always recommend you visit your local GP 12 weeks ahead of travelling for up to date advice.
Can I travel before or after Camp?
Yes, we offer plenty of post-camp travel. Being in the Caribbean, you have the opportunity to head south and explore South America or journey north to the United States and Canada. Our travel advisors are on hand to help you organize this.
How much time will I get off?
You are only required to coach on Monday’s to Thursday. This gifts you the opportunity to do as you please on evenings, Friday’s and the weekends.
What should I pack?
It’s going to hot and sunny. So t-shirts, shorts and sun-cream is a must! Remember you will be professionally coaching sports so it’s important to present yourself responsibly when in-front of the children. All the sports equipment is provided as well as your Camp Caribbean t-shirt.
What happens if if have a dietary requirement?
The volunteer house has a kitchen so you will be able to tailor your meals to your needs.
Are there any extra costs?
Flights aren’t included, but we work directly with flight partners who source you the cheapest flights available. They contact you shortly after you confirm your place.
If you have any further questions that haven’t been answered above,
please drop us an e-mail to [email protected]