ISO Hosts for Exchange Students — July 16-August 4

In search of volunteer host families for Exchange Students who will be staying in the San Jacinto valley.  The students will arrive on Thursday, July 16th and depart on Tuesday, August 4th. Students attend classes and activities from Monday through Friday.  They are at home with their host families weekday evenings and weekends.  This is your chance to create a fun family experience with a teen from another country.   This is a great opportunity to make a new friend/pen pal and get rewarded with cherished family memories. Students are fully insured and have all their own spending money.    They are in need of loving homes, meals, transportation to Hemet mall each weekday, and a bedroom to sleep in.  They can share a room with your child as long as they no more than 3 years age difference.   An air mattresses will be made available for you if you would like to borrow one.  If you are interested in this family adventure, please contact Darlene Firth (951) 487-5787.     She has been introducing Exchange Students to host families in our valley for five years and would absolutely LOVE to answer your questions about hosting. Currently looking for host families for:

  • A 16-year old girl from France
  • A 16-year old boy from Spain
  • A 16-year old boy from Austria
  • A 16-year old boy from France
  • A 17-year old boy from Italy who has allergies to cats and dogs

There will be a host family orientation meeting on Wednesday, July 7th at 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm at Mega Bytes Pizza located at 1153 South State State (at Stetson Avenue).  Whether interested to host now or in the future, you are welcome to attend.

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July 10, 2015 UPDATE – The above-mentioned students have been placed, but an additional six 13-year-old Chinese boys were added at the last minute.   Families willing to host on such a short notice will receive $100.   If you are interested in this family adventure, please contact Darlene Firth (951) 487-5787.

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I am a homeschooling mom living in Hemet, California. I am interested in building a better community for the ones I love.
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