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Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: What should i have with me for the interview at the USA embassy?
A: Make sure you have with you: passport, student id, grade book (zachetka), placement letter (camp counselors program) or job offer form (work experience program)
Q: When and where will CCUSA program interviews and camp fair take place?
A: Check our announcements page
Q: When do I need to fill out my medical form?
A: Only camp counselors USA program participants need to fill out the medical form. Do it a month before your camp start date
Q: Do I need to get a criminal check and how do I get it?
A: Work Experience USA program participants don't need to get one. All Camp Counselors USA program participants need to get a criminal check as it's a requirement for all camp staff. Please apply to your local police department to get it. It usually takes 5-7 days. Failure to provide criminal check at camp might be a reason for immediate dismissal.
Q: Will I be invited for a personal interview at U.S. Embassy?
A: Yes. That's a requirement for all participants. Your fingerprints will be taken at the interview so don't get surprised.
Q: I went to one camp last year and I want to go to a new camp next year. Can I do that?
A: Generally no. But there are two exceptions under which you can go to a new camp:
1. Your first camp was shut down and dont operate anymore.
2. Your first camp doesnot work with CCUSA anymore.
In both cases you would need to provide an excellent recommendation from your first camp and to apply as a first year participant
Q: Age limit and some other terms are different on www.ccusa.com and on www.ccusa.ru. Why is that?
A: On www.ccusa.com you would see general terms for all countries but American embassy in Russia has its own restrictions that we have to follow so eligibility for the program in Russia is more resticted.