Now that most of our 2019-2020 high school exchange students have arrived in the U.S. and are getting adjusted to their new lives, next up is a big welcome party!
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Every year, we welcome some of our Academic Year Program (AYP) students from East Asia for intensive English classes that help them prepare for their year in the U.S.
Japanese exchange students from Kirishima, Japan recently spent a few weeks visiting their Sister City Sonora, CA where they lived with host families and learned about American culture.
This is what an American welcome looks like! Welcome high school exchange students! We are so happy you are here!
CHI has been welcoming Japanese exchange students to Prince George, British Columbia since 1992. Over the last 27 years, approximately 1,000 students and more than 60 teachers from Japan have visited Prince George and some of the volunteer CHI families have been hosting for a decade or more.
We are excited to have three groups from Japan visit Washington this summer. Groups will visit Arlington, Oak Harbor and Stanwood for three weeks in late July.
Prom is one of the quintessential American experiences that CHI high school exchange students treasure from their year in the U.S.
Kristina Nemckova has had a love of cooking since she was a young child. Creating beautiful food in the kitchen brought her family together.
Exchange students in Brazil recently completed their Academic Year Program orientation and are excited to travel to the U.S. in a few months. There is still time to welcome a 2019/2020 high school exchange student. Hosting changes and enriches your life forever!
After an amazing year or semester of language and cultural immersion, CHI high school exchange students throughout the U.S. are preparing to return home. They arrived months ago full of dreams, goals and a few nerves. During their exchange program,