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Japanese High School Visits Sister School

Matsudo High School, from Japan. made a springtime visit to their sister school, Del Oro High School, in Loomis, CA. The school visits annually each spring for three weeks.  All of the host families have a child at the local

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Japanese Exchange Students Visit for the Holidays

For the seventh year Japanese exchange students from Ibaraki Christian High School in Ibaraki, Japan (about 70 miles northeast of Tokyo) came to northern California for a holiday visit.  This large group stayed with host families in three cities, Lodi, Sacramento and Yuba City. In

Work Experience Programs

Summer Work & Travel Testimonial

“My time as an exchange student has sadly come to an end. Despite it sometimes being hard, it’s been totally worth it. I’ve had the time of my life and I will always remember it. I must say it’s been

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Summer Exchange Students Visit Squaxin Island Tribe

CHI Group Homestay Program students from Okinawa, Japan had a great time exploring Washington state this summer.  One of the highlights of their stay was when the group had the unique opportunity to visit with members of the Squaxin Island Tribe, a Native

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Host Families Needed for CHI’s Group Homestay Program!

Groups of students from China are coming to the USA for 2-3 week homestay programs this summer, and need host families! Open your homes and your hearts to these fantastic young people. Participating in these short programs is a great

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Enrich Your Summer by Hosting an Exchange Student

Enrich your lives by hosting an exchange student this summer!  The founding heart and soul of CHI, our Group Homestay Program brings together international students with American host families in their home during a 2-4 week period.   Groups arriving in California,

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Spotlight Program: Group Homestay (GHP)

CHI’s Group Homestay Program is off and running for summer 2014. We have students coming from China, Japan and some European countries. They attend English conversation classes right in your community and host families are needed. Open your homes and

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Group Homestay Students Enjoy Spring in Washington

CHI Group Homestay Program students from Miyazaki, Japan are having a wonderful time visiting Olympia, WA.  In addition to seeing the beautiful cherry blossoms currently in bloom, the group spent time shadowing American teenagers, volunteering in the community and visiting

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Work & Travel Participant from Thailand Shares Experience

Spring Work & Travel participant Apichat Srisanit, from Thailand, had a great time working in Philadelphia at Chickie’s and Pete’s.  Apichat (who went by the name Thai Tommy while in the U.S.)  recently sent a short note to his former

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Work & Travel Hiring Tour in Thailand

Recently members of CHI’s Work & Travel department, Max Salvo and Teresa Ottofaro-Devries, attended a hiring tour in Thailand.  They were accompanied by employer Ari Naderi from Sunset Pools.  The group met many wonderful prospective Work & Travel students in both Bangkok and Chiang

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