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The AFS-USA Second Century Campaing In this milestone anniversary of our founding organization, the American Field Service, AFS-USA launched the Second Century Campaign to help realize its new strategic plan and to ensure that our critical work will grow and sustain in excellence for the next 100 years.

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afs study abroadAFS participants return home to a lifelong connection with the AFS Family. As a Returnee, explore the ways you can stay involved with AFS and inspire others by sharing your experience.

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Events

  • 05/26/2015 : 08:00 PM - 09:00 PM

    Study Abroad 101 - Online Info Session

    Want to study abroad, but not sure where to begin? If you’re ready to explore the world with AFS but need a hand getting started, register for an Online Info Session! What to Expect: An AFS ...

  • 05/27/2015 : 07:30 PM - 08:30 PM

    Leveraging your AFS Experience through Interviews!

    Calling AFS Alumni: Join us for a webinar facilitated by returnee and global trainer, Pamela Ex, to learn how to highlight your AFS experience in an interview! Register Here Contact: Returnee...

  • 06/07/2015 : 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM

    NY- AFS Booth at Kingston Multicultural Block Party

    The AFS E-Z Pass Area Team will host a booth at the 3rd annual Kingston Multicultural Block Party.  Join us for a day of family-friendly fun featuring food, music, children’s activitie...

  • 06/13/2015 : 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

    NY- AFS Booth at Ossining Village Fair

    The AFS E-Z Pass Area Team will host a booth at the 35rd Annual Ossining Village Fair, one of the best fairs in the Hudson Valley!  Stop by to learn about opportunities to study abroad, host...

  • 06/14/2015 : 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM

    WI- AFS Information Night

    Many Americans don’t even know where Kosovo is, much less anything about its culture. Now is our chance to remedy that situation, as Deniza Peja, a YES scholar who attends Appleton North Hi...

  • 06/20/2015 : 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    NY- AFS Booth at Clearwater Festival

    AFS will host a booth at the Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival, arguably one of the best folk festivals in the Northeast. This year’s festival will include performances by David...

  • 06/21/2015 : 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    NY- AFS Booth at Clearwater Festival

    AFS will host a booth at the Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival, arguably one of the best folk festivals in the Northeast. This year’s festival will include performances by David...

  • 06/25/2015 : 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM

    CA- Global Education For All, Inside/Outside of the Classroom

    Our world is going global. More than ever, our world in interconnected and the key to thriving is being intercultural.    Learn about opportunities to explore another culture throu...

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To speak with an AFS USA Representative, call 1-800-AFS-INFO. Hours: (Pacific Standard Time): Monday-Friday 9 AM-5 PM, Sunday: 10 AM-6 PM.

In case of an emergency involving an AFS participant outside of our business hours, please call 1-800-876-2376 and speak with the AFS Duty Officer.

Parents with questions about studying abroad with AFS, please also visit this page.