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CHI in the News: Flight 93 Trek

In September CHI Academic Year Program participant Shuri Sotohara, from Japan, took part in an event called Flight 93 Trek.  A small group made a 93 mile trip by foot from the Soldiers and Sailors Museum in Pittsburgh to the Flight 93 Memorial Chapel.

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Japanese Exchange Student Bikes Across the U.S.

Three years ago Masaki Takisawa, from Japan, spent three-weeks in Keizer, OR with the Smedema family.  Masaki was part of CHI’s Group Homestay Program.  His trip to the U.S. came about when TOMODACHI and Coca-Cola partnered together and arranged a  homestay program for Japanese high school students from the

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Welcome 2015 Summer Group Homestay Participants

Each summer, CHI welcomes participants of our Group Homestay Program.  This program is a wonderful opportunity for students as well as host families. Students from Japan, China, Taiwan and a handful of other countries are now arriving to begin their two to four

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CHI Group Homestay Program Family Testimonial

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to host an exchange student from another country?  Read one family’s experience hosting through CHI’s Group Homestay Program. I live in Northern California and I have hosted 11 girls from Japan and China

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Host a Short-Term Exchange Student this Spring or Summer!

Learn about another culture by hosting an international exchange student for 2-4 weeks!  Groups are coming to California, Oregon and Washington this spring and summer. We have students coming from China, Japan and some European countries. They attend English conversation classes right in your community

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Group Homestay Welcomes Students from Haguro, Japan

CHI’s Group Homestay Program is excited to welcome students from Haguro, Japan to the Los Angeles area.  The group arrives on Saturday and will spend their days at Rialto High School attending classes and meeting students.  Rialto High School welcomes this group of over

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Exchange Students Excited for Their First Day of School!

CHI high school exchange students Khanda, from Mongolia, and Riho, from Japan, were very excited for their first day at Paso Robles High School! We hope you had a wonderful first day and are both having a great year!  

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Paso Robles Track Team Gets Boost From Japan

Japanese Academic Year Program exchange student Takeru Konno loves running, so he was a natural fit for the track team at Paso Robles (CA) High School.  He enjoyed a great senior season, competing in the 100m, 200m, long jump, and triple jump.

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Host an Exchange Student this Summer!

Group Homestay was CHI’s very first program. It all started with a group of Japanese exchange students back in 1980. Since then, CHI has grown and evolved but our Group Homestay students are still near and dear to our heart.

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