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AFS has been leading international high school student exchange for more than 65 years.

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Study in another country and connect with culture.

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Events

  • 07/31/2014 : 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Study Abroad 101 - Online Info Session

    Event Details 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! ...

  • 08/01/2014 : 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    AK - AFS: At The Live After Five Concert

    Come by and join AFS Staff, Volunteers and Returnees at the AFS booth in Town Square Park for the final Live After Five summer concert! This fun event features good eats, a beer & wine garden...

  • 08/02/2014 : 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM

    CA - Nihonmachi Street Fair

    AFS will be hosting a booth at the Nihonmachi Street Fair. AFS staff, volunteers, and returnees will be talking about the AFS mission, cultural exchange opportunities and what life is like as an ...

  • 08/03/2014 : 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM

    CA - Nihonmachi Street Fair

    AFS will be hosting a booth at the Nihonmachi Street Fair. AFS staff, volunteers, and returnees will be talking about the AFS mission, cultural exchange opportunities and what life is like as an ...

  • 08/03/2014 : 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

    Study Abroad 101 - Online Info Session

    Event Details 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! ...

  • 08/03/2014 : 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Online Parent Session - Interested Students

    Event Details Is your student thinking about going abroad? Attend this webinar to learn about the history of AFS, the current AFS safety and support network, information on program tuition...

  • 08/05/2014 : 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Study Abroad 101 - Online Info Session

    Event Details 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! ...

  • 08/06/2014 : 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM

    IL - Meet AFSers – Learn about Hosting & High School Study Abroad

    Becky Deignan, from AFS will introduce Junior Mercado who studied abroad in Brazil, and Natalie Schulz from Germany, an AFSer back visiting family and friends. Becky will present on study abroad ...

  • 08/06/2014 : 07:30 PM - 08:30 PM

    AFS Path: The Application and Beyond

    Interested in making your AFS application process as easy as possible? Join an AFS Path Online Session and learn how to cruise through your application quickly and painlessly, while also exploring ...

  • 08/07/2014 : 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Online Parent Session - Interested Students

    Event Details Is your student thinking about going abroad? Attend this webinar to learn about the history of AFS, the current AFS safety and support network, information on program tuition...

  • 08/07/2014 : 07:30 PM - 08:30 PM

    Online Parent Session: Current Applicants

    Strictly for parents of students who are already working on their AFS application and preparing for their program abroad, this webinar touches not only on the application process, but also on wha...

  • 08/10/2014 : 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Hosting 101 - Online Info Session

    Are you considering becoming an AFS Host Family? Take this one hour information session to learn about what it is like to be an AFS host family! We will touch on many topics, including the benefits...

  • 08/12/2014 : 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Online Parent Session - Interested Students

    Event Details Is your student thinking about going abroad? Attend this webinar to learn about the history of AFS, the current AFS safety and support network, information on program tuition...

  • 08/12/2014 : 07:30 PM - 08:30 PM

    Online Parent Session: Current Applicants

    Strictly for parents of students who are already working on their AFS application and preparing for their program abroad, this webinar touches not only on the application process, but also on wha...

  • 08/13/2014 : 07:30 PM - 08:30 PM

    AFS Path: The Application and Beyond

    Interested in making your AFS application process as easy as possible? Join an AFS Path Online Session and learn how to cruise through your application quickly and painlessly, while also explorin...

  • 08/14/2014 - 12:00 PM

    WI - Delavan's Heritage Fest

    A 4-day event celebrating the unique history and cultures of the city of Delavan. Greater Walworth Co. AFS Chapter will have a booth at this event (with new incoming students) to promote the prog...

  • 08/18/2014 : 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Hosting 101 - Online Info Session

    Are you considering becoming an AFS Host Family? Take this one hour information session to learn about what it is like to be an AFS host family! We will touch on many topics, including the benefi...

  • 08/20/2014 : 07:30 PM - 08:30 PM

    AFS Path: The Application and Beyond

    Interested in making your AFS application process as easy as possible? Join an AFS Path Online Session and learn how to cruise through your application quickly and painlessly, while also explorin...

  • 08/21/2014 : 07:30 PM - 08:30 PM

    Online Parent Session: Current Applicants

    Strictly for parents of students who are already working on their AFS application and preparing for their program abroad, this webinar touches not only on the application process, but also on wha...

  • 09/14/2014 : 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM

    CA - AFS at the Solano Stroll

    AFS San Francisco Bay Ara will be hosting a booth and walking in the parade at the Solano Stroll. AFS staff, volunteers, returnees, and host families will be talking about the AFS mission, cultur...

 

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.

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