“I really had a great time here and appreciate everyone for what they have done. I hope I can hold this cherish this memory forever.”
CHI News BLOG
Tag: Host Family
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.
Being a seasoned Host Mom and a Local CHI Coordinator, Christina Busso can probably write a short story novel. Christina has been a coordinator with CHI Au Pair for over six years. She has also been a host mom to 13 Au Pairs (and counting!).
“For me, one of the best things about being an Au Pair is the fact that you get the chance to have a whole new life, it’s like a new you.”
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,