HOSTING! Due to the Covid pandemic, we will not host international youth or adults in 2021. The information below is from 2020 and has been retained here for your reference. A 2022 Host Family Update will be posted in December.
50 Families will be selected to host Japanese youth and adults (July 23 - August 17, 2020). 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 and are accepted 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. Please check back in December for the 2022 application. NOTE: You must have Adobe Reader to open and complete this application.
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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
View a "sample" finished application here: 2020 SAMPLE Host Family Application
TRAVELING! Due to the Covid pandemic, we will not offer internation travel opportunities in 2021. The information below is from 2020 and has been retained here for your reference. The 2022 Travel Application will be posted in September and will be due on November 15, 2021. Potential countries: Argentina, Japan, Costa Rica, Finland, Norway, Romania and South Korea!
Plan to join us! - see previous tab for program descriptions.