Looking for Host Families for 2015-16 School Year!

Meet Tom:
Tom is a 16-year-old boy from Germany. He has been speaking English for eight years and is eager to learn about Host_TomU.S.culture. He plays tennis and soccer.
“I hope to show the U.S. people also a bit of the German culture. I could cook my host family a typical German meal or explain to them how Germans celebrate Christmas or New year.”

Who Can Host?
One thing that unites all host families is a strong sense of the importance of cross-cultural understanding in today’s world. Host families are curious, open-minded, caring, and willing to help a young student adjust and thrive in a new environment.

As A Host Family You:

  • Welcome a student into your home as a family member for 10 months.
  • Provide a bed and bedroom (can share with same gender close in age).
  • Provide appropriate place to study.
  • Provide three meals a day.
  • Provide necessary transportation.

Benefits of Being A Host Family:

  • Broaden someone’s horizons – share all that your family, your community, and the U.S. have to offer a young person.
  • Learn about the world – open your family’s eyes to cultures and languages from all over the world.
  • Globalize your community  – your student will bring the world to your community.

If you are interested in becoming a host family, please contact Lucy Wathen  for more information.