February 4, 2015 - A 14 year-old New Jersey student beat out 500 teens across the country to win the Grand Prize in a highly competitive national essay contest.
January 22, 2015 - 65 schools across the country are being awarded for their commitment to fostering global competency among students.
December 5, 2014 - On International Volunteer Day, AFS-USA is especially grateful for the contributions of its 4,500 volunteers.
November 6, 2014: This Saturday, AFS Intercultural Programs, under the patronage of UNESCO, will host an international high–level symposium in Paris on intercultural education.
August 14, 2014 - A scholarship set up in memory of two beloved AFS Volunteers is about to change one teen's life.
AFS Columbia Pacific is located in Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington, near the Columbia River and the Pacific Ocean. We have around 140 volunteers, and we're hosting 62 exchange students during the 2014-2015 hosting year.
Our Team here in Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington is passionate about the AFS mission of a more just and peaceful world through intercultural learning. Our lives have been enriched by the exchange experience, and we are happy to give back to AFS through our volunteer efforts. We would love to have you join the AFS family as an Exchange Student, a Host Family, or a Volunteer.
Details to be announced, disregard times above.
When: Saturday, April 25 - Sunday, April 26, 2015 Cost: $100 for transportation and hotel. You will pay for your own food and entry to attractions, see cost estimates below. Partic...
When: 7:00 a.m., Friday, May 1, to about 4:00 p.m., Saturday, May 2, 2015. Cost: Cost is $55 per student. Participants: Columbia Pacific AFS Exchange Students, Host Siblings between the ag...
When: Sunday, May 17, 2015. Time to be announced (disregard times above). Where: Location to be announced Who: All exchange students are required to attend this Orientation. THIS IS A ...
When: Sunday, June 28, 2015. Time to be announced (disregard times above). Where: Location to be announced Who: All exchange students are required to attend this Orientation. Contact:...
To speak with an AFS USA Representative, call: 1-800-AFS-INFO
In case of an emergency involving an AFS participant outside of our business hours, call the number above and choose option 9 to speak with the AFS Duty Officer.
Name: James Spears, Communications Coordinator