Full Scholarships to Make Your Study Abroad Dreams a Reality
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3 Commonly-Asked Questions About Hosting Exchange Students... Answered
When people hear that our family hosts exchange students, we tend to get a lot of the same questions.
Welcome to Your Area Team
DeRuyter AFS has been facilitating AFS programs in the Central New York area for more than 30 years. Formerly the North Central Tier NY Area Team, we are committed to providing the best possible support to AFS families and the students they host. We would love to welcome you to our AFS family!
- Maryanne Marr, Volunteer Coordinator
Where are we Located?DeRuyter AFS covers a large geographical area of Central NY- north to the Canadian border, south to the Cortland/Ithaca area, east to Utica and west to Skaneateles.
DeRuyter AFS is in the process of rebuilding the former NCT NY Area Team. We are a small group at this time, but hoping to include more volunteers who share our excitement about AFS Programs.
How are we Doing?
9 - Active AFS Volunteers
6 - Students hosted in the DeRuyter Chapter
How can you get Involved?Host an AFS student!
Become an AFS volunteer!
Go abroad with AFS!