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Enrollment Process

There is no application deadline. However, all enrollments are subject to space availability. Please reserve your place as early as possible. The camp capacity is limited and most parents and group leaders make their decisions 8 to 12 months in advance.



  • Select your program and dates.

  • Complete our online application form. Include a picture of your passport and U.S. visa , if available.

  • If space is still available, we will send you a registration confirmation and invoice.

  • Once we send you the invoice, you will have 7 days to make the payment by bank wire transfer.

  • If payment is not received within 7 days, you will need to reapply.



  • Schedule an appointment with your doctor no earlier than 60 days before your departure date.

  • You will receive an enrollment packet, a parent/student agreement form, and the recommended packing list via email. Included are forms to be completed by your doctor. Use blue ink to fill-out all the forms.

  • If a visa appointment is needed, check the wait time for your country here. If you believe you will not be able to get a visa in time for your departure date, please let us know immediately. We may be able to help.



  • Once all the forms are filled, scan them and email to KEF.  You must bring the original forms to camp.

  • Include a picture of your medical and trip cancellation insurance, it is mandatory for every participant. This should cover loss and/or damage to personal belongings, medical expenses in the event of an illness, and tuition fees in the event of an unexpected cancellation or curtailment of the KEF program.

  • Email us your flight information, pictures of your luggage, and clear picture of yourself from the   shoulders  up. This will be used to meet each student at the airport.



A student visa (F-1, I-20 form) is not required for any KEF USA Summer Camp program. Participants can travel on a tourist (B-2) visa or a Visa Waiver program.

It is the responsibility of the student's parents/guardians to contact their local American Embassy, consulate, or other appropriate office, in good time in order to obtain any visas/entry documents required for visiting the USA. If the visa is refused, please send us a copy of the visa refusal letter.



Please be aware of your country's requirements on the laws regarding unaccompanied children travelling abroad. A consent document or notarized letter may have to be produced upon departure to prove that the child has the permission of both parents or guardians to travel.

Confirmation of Participation

For minors traveling alone or in groups without a group leader, we will provide a KEF formal letter of acceptance. This entry document describes the purpose of the visit and can be presented at the first port of entry into the U.S. if requested by immigration.


Our normal cancellation charges apply if notification of a failed visa application is received less than 60 days before the course begins. If the visa refusal letter is received more than 60 days before the course begins, a full refund will be given less a non-refundable application fee of $250 and bank processing charges.


In the event that a student contracts Covid-19 and is unable to travel, a credit will be issued for them to attend the program at a later time. Please notify us as soon as possible.

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