Host an Exchange Student or Chaperone This Summer!

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Are you interested in hosting a Japanese exchange student or chaperone this summer? What a fun way to learn about a different culture, and introduce your guest to life in North Carolina! The States’ 4-H North Carolina International Exchange Program will kickoff this month with recruitment for host families for late summer. The information for the program can be found here:
Hosting Information for Summer 2018
NC 4-H will host a Japanese delegation for 2018. The Japanese delegates and chaperones will arrive in late July and leave mid-August. We are now in search of families who can host the delegates and chaperones. With 12 delegates, there will only be one chaperone, but we need placements for the youth (ages 10-15) and chaperones (chaperone host families do not have to have kids in the home). Click below for information for host families.
Local coordinators for this program are also needed. 

Local Coordinators will be the point of contact in your county for me as the state coordinator, the host families in your county and the delegates and chaperones from other countries. Included you will find a position description that outlines the local coordinator expectations. We are opening this up to our agents, program assistants or volunteers.
Local coordinators assist in keeping up with policies, expectations of the families that host, and protocols for hosting and sending delegates into the counties. This position will will have the support of the state 4-H office. Please review the description and contact Daniel Collins at dpcollin@ncsu.edu if you have questions.

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Photo of Denise SherrillDenise SherrillExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development (828) 697-4891 denise_sherrill@ncsu.eduHenderson County, North Carolina
Posted on Jan 23, 2018
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