International Program


Share your life and learn about another country without leaving home!


2015 Hosting Information                                                                                                          
What's involved with being a Host Family? (Flier)
*Ohio host siblings should be ages 10-15. They will be matched with a Japanese youth of the same gender & approximate age. The Japanese youth are aged 12-14.                       
Learn more about Hosting! (Powerpoint)
Host Family Frequently Asked Questions
Hosting and Traveling Application Forms - View 2014 application here - 2015 will be very similar and will be upated soon
2015 General Program Information
2014 General Program Information (will be updated soon for 2015)

2015  Outbound Travel Information - Informational Fliers are below - Applications and instructions will be available in fall, 2014. Application Deadline: Dec. 10, 2014

For more information about 4-H International Programs - travel opportunities, hosting international visitors, volunteering or donating funds - contact our office at:

Ohio 4-H International Programs
2201 Fred Taylor Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43210
Phone: 614-247-8162
Make It a Project!   
Your participation in the 4-H International Exchange Program can be the basis of your own unique 4-H self-determined project! Every self-determined project requires the 4-H member to identify and complete areas of interest and related activities, learning experiences, leadership/citizenship activities, and a brief report. Just like other projects, self-determined projects are eligible for fair participation. Visit the Self-Determined Projects and Idea Starter webpage ...