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4-H Hosting Opportunities! wi4hinternational.org 608-262-2491
Every summer, around 50 Japanese and Korean youth spend a month living with Wisconsin host families.
Thisyear you can host, too!
Why host? • Establish relationships • Meet people from Japan and Korea • Understand their culture, and yours!
When is the exchange? One MonthJuly 27 – August 23, 2013
What do you do? • Everything! • 4-H activities • play baseball • Help on the farm • Have water fights • Go fishing • Cook together • Go swimming • Celebrate birthdays • HAVE FUN
Requirements • Interest in other cultures • Host sibling between 10-18 years old • Provide room and board(can share a room, but need their own bed) • Participation in WI 4-H Youth Protection program for those in home 18 +
Requirements • Include in family activities • Be flexible, patient, and willing to communicate • Attend orientation by telephone in May • Pick up delegate in Madison (or arrange a carpool with another family in the area)
FAQ’s • Do delegates speak English? • Yes - some more than others • One of their goals is to learn more English
FAQ’s • How are students placed? • Same gender, age and interests as host sibling
FAQ’s • When are applications due? • February 15th or until all students are placed
Questions? Check out Wisconsin 4-H International’s new website! wi4hinternational.org