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Chinese Exchange Student Gets Creative Coloring Easter Eggs

Jiaxi Lu, from China, is currently participating in CHI’s Private High School Program (PHSP).  She is living in Tacoma, Washington and attends Lincoln High School.  Jiaxi is having a great time and loves celebrating all of our holiday activities.  That includes coloring Easter

South African Au Pairs Share Culture with Kids

Two CHI Au Pair USA participants Nadia Myburgh and Megan Goddard, both from South Africa, recently visited students at Cross Schools in Bluffton, SC. The girls shared their culture about life in South Africa with second and fourth grade classes. The kids loved

Summer STEP Participants Having Fun

CHI’s Short Term Enrichment Program (STEP) offers participants the opportunity to experience a business or non-profit operation while enhancing their business English skills.  Whether experiencing, first hand, the day to day activities of a North American business or volunteering at

First Impressions of the U.S.A

CHI ran a contest in June for our Summer Work & Travel participants asking them to share with us photos of their first impression of the U.S.A.  We asked to see what surprised them or what they did first.  We

High School Exchange Students Visit Maine Huts & Trails

Last month 18 CHI Academic Year Program teenagers from eight different countries descended upon Maine Huts & Trails in Kingsfield, ME.  Located in western Maine, this picturesque getaway offers a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, fishing, paddling and even skiing in the winter and

Cultural Exchange Moments in Maryland

CHI Work & Travel participant Jayrel Lanaria, from the Philippines, sent the following photos with the caption, “Loving this cultural exchange program. 🙂 Never thought I will be here in USA!”  Jayrel is two months into his spring program and residing

Au Pair Host Family Testimonial

“Our Au Pair coordinator is AWESOME! Very sweet and caring, always responsive. We love her! This is an incredible program both for the US families that need childcare and the Au Pairs. They have an exciting experience travelling inexpensively, earning

Cultural Exchange at Nathan’s Famous

CHI Work & Travel participant Patricia Kae Saceda, from the Philippines, shared some fun photos from Nathan’s Famous, in New York City, where she worked this spring.  Patricia had an amazing time working, exploring the city and making friends.  Thanks

Host a High School Exchange Student!

Are you ready to become a CHI host family? Host a high school exchange student!  Students from around the world are coming to America for the 2015/2016 school year! Students are 15-18 years old and attend your local high school

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