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5 Tips for Living with a Host Family in a Different Country

By Heidi Smith, World Explorers Program Manager  World Explorer Jim Ryan visited a mosque in Karaganda, Kazakhstan. 1. Embrace your host family’s culture and traditions Living with a host family allows you to see the world through the eyes of a

Generations of Cultural Exchange

CHI Area Program Administrator Jennie Fouts has been living cultural exchange for many years.  She has a wonderful relationship with her host brother from Japan and they recently got their families together for a visit. “1970 – my parents hosted

Exchange Visitors Volunteer at the Lodi Grape Festival

Last month CHI Academic Year Program participants in California experienced something new by volunteering at the 2018 Lodi Grape Festival.  The four-day festival was packed with entertainment, carnival, food, exhibits and lots of grapes. Left to right: Giorgia (Italy), Jimena

What is High School Homecoming?

Homecoming is an annual tradition in the United States for many high schools and colleges.  In the fall, students and alumni are all welcomed to celebrate the school and the season with football games, school dances, and other fun events

Au Pair Host Family: “I could not be happier!”

Host mom Shana raves about her au pair, Vanessa.  Find out why the Au Pair program is right for her family. “I could not be happier.  First and foremost – my children love Vanessa and she loves them.  That is

November High School Exchange Student of the Month: Gene

CHI is pleased to announce that Chanon (Gene) Wongthonglaue has been named November student of the month.  Gene is an exceptional exchange student from Thailand.  He is currently living with the Arp family and attending Beaufort High School in South Carolina. 

Fall Fun in Washington

Exchange students and host families spent the day visiting Spooner Farms in Washington. They enjoyed the pumpkin patch and local corn maze.  With about 20 students and host families, they had a great turnout!

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