Orange County California

Welcome to the Home Page of the Orange County, CA  Area Team 




Welcome to the start of an exciting new year for AFS students and families! This year we have students from: Germany, Chile, Indonesia, Finland, Brazil, Denmark and Iceland.
Some important dates are coming upon us quickly.
Student arrival is August 10 and August 11. The students will he hosted at the Davis's home in Tustin. Students will be picked up from there by their host families.
Next, we have the Mandatory Post Arrival Orientation, which is followed by the AFS Welcome Party. The Post Arrival Orientation will be at the Matthews' home in Tustin on Sept. 10 - 11. It is an overnight activity that starts at 1:30 on the 10th, and ends at 3:30 on the 11th. It is followed by the Welcome Party at the Tustin Sports Park at 4 pm, also on the 11th.
Please feel free to use th calendar on this page for more updates and details.


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There is now a section in Memories for Host Families to share photos of their students.  If you would like to share some photos just click here.  This will open an email message, to which you can attach your photos, or provide a link to a sharing site from which they can be copied.

Did you know there is web site where AFSers can share You Tube videos - just click here!  You can post your own by clicking here...

Help us celebrate our past events by clicking on "Memories" to the left

Check on our upcoming events by clicking on "Calendar of Events"

Where are we Located?

We serve the Southern California area bounded by Los Angeles on the North, San Diego on the South, Riverside County on the East, and the Pacific Ocean on the West.  We are privileged to have some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, and some of the best weather. 

Links to commonly used AFS websites:

Host Families and Liaisons, click here to see the current hosted student roster, as well as other pertinent names addresses and phone numbers for the Area Team members.  If you need an id and password for access, click here to generate an email request for them.


How can you get Involved?  Click on "contact us" in the left hand column, to be taken to a list of our area team, along with their emails