As host families in for AFS GPS, you have decided to open your home to a complete stranger and join a wonderful family of volunteers and returnees. For that, we thank you for all that you do!
However, there are still important events that we would like to remind you of throughout this next year. The events that are mandatory will be bolded while optional events are not:
|North Sound||South Sound|
|Sept. 8: Intercultural Learning Seminar||Sept. 8: Intercultural Learning Seminar|
|Oct. 6: Post-Arrival Orientation||Oct. 6-7: Post-Arrival Orientation|
|Oct. 20: Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch||Early/Mid Dec: Holiday Party|
|Nov. 17: Bowling||Jan. 12-13: Mid-Stay Orientation|
|Mid-Dec.: Holiday Party||Feb. 4: State Legislature Visit|
|Jan. 26: Mid-Stay Orientation||March 14-16: Mercer Island International Festival|
|May 19: Pre-Return Orientation||May 4-5: Pre-Return Orientation|
|June 25: Departure Day||June 25: Departure Day|
*Please note that these dates may change as the year progresses. Please refer to the Calendar for additional information about dates.