HOSTING! The 2021 program is currently being evaluated in light of Covid. The information below is from 2020 and is for your reference only. A 2021 Host Family Update will be posted in December.
50 Families will be selected to host Japanese youth and adults (July 23 - August 17). You must have a child in your family aged 10-16 to host a youth. No children are required to host an adult.
Applications Due ASAP - Until all exchangees are placed. Japanese youth and adults are typically placed by March or April.
Applicants will be notifed of acceptance after references, home visit & background checks are completed.
Follow the green link below to view a 2020 Host Family Application, which is posted here for your reference only. Please check back in mid-December 2020 for an update about 2021. NOTE: You must have Adobe Reader to open and complete this application.
Download Adobe Reader here! (safe and free): https://get.adobe.com/reader/
Please complete the application by following the instructions on page 1. This application can only be completed using a desktop or laptop computer. (No tablets, phones, etc.) You will be instructed to save the application form to your desktop or laptop with a NEW name BEFORE entering information to it - otherwise, your information will be lost. You will need the names, email addresses and phone numbers for your 3 references in order to submit the form. You will also need 1-2 family photos, although they can be submitted separately or at a later time. Questions? firstname.lastname@example.org
Click above to see a finished application!
TRAVELING! The 2021 program is currently being evaluated in light of Covid. The application below is from 2020 and is for your reference only. A 2021 update will be posted here in December.
Japan, Costa Rica, Norway and Romania!
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