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Japanese Exchange Student Wins Art Contest

Before classes ended at Coronado High School in Lubbock, TX, CHI Academic Year Program student Hiroyo Masuada, from Japan, was announced as one of three winners in a local art contest. Hiroyo’s art teacher wrote the following message: “I am

Host a Short-Term Exchange Student this Summer!

Learn about another culture by hosting an international exchange student for 2-4 weeks this summer! View our arriving groups in California, Oregon and Washington! Interested in hosting a high school exchange student for 5 or 10 months?  Visit our Academic Year Program regions page to find a CHI Academic

Italian Exchange Student Helps Dye Easter Eggs

Beatrice, from Italy, enjoys volunteering for her community. She recently colored and hid over 700 Easter eggs for the Port Orchard Fire Station’s annual Easter egg hunt in Washington. She later returned to cook and clean for the Easter morning

Of Tortoises and Finches and the Cactus Pears…

Written by CHI Co-Founder, Tom Areton When Charles Darwin (1809-1882) arrived on the islands of Galapagos as a scientist-in-residence on the sailing ship Beagle, he didn’t yet realize the tremendous impact he would have on the way we look at

Exchange Students Visit the Grand Canyon

CHI Academic Program Administrator Darla Cherry recently took a group of Academic Year Program students to the Grand Canyon.  Darla has always wanted to share the breathtaking beauty of the Grand Canyon with her year-long students.  With the help of Academic Coordinators

Host Mom and Sons Celebrate Easter

CHI host mom Amalie and her two Academic Year Program sons Tran, from Vietnam, and Tulga, from Mongolia, pose with some festive Easter ears.

Available Au Pairs with Teaching Experience

CHI Au Pair USA has many wonderful au pairs that are currently waiting to be matched with a host family.  Here are a few of our available au pairs that have teaching experience. Please take a moment to learn more

Past CHI Exchange Student Becomes U.S. Citizen

Triinu Kask, from Estonia, was a participant in the Academic Year Program in Massachusetts in 1999.  In 2013 Triinu became a U.S. citizen!  Being an exchange student with CHI truly changed her life!

German Exchange Student Video

‎Academic Year Program participant Franzi Dennissen from Germany created this wonderful video of her exchange year in San Diego, CA (so far). Thank you Franzi!

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