Events & Meetings

  • Full Scholarships to Make Your Study Abroad Dreams a Reality

    AFS can help bring you to your destination of choice with these full, merit-based scholarships sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.

  • Spotlight On: Christine McGarvey

    Christine, a volunteer in the Baltimore Team since 2012, shares her story!

  • 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.

  • 01/12/2019 - 12:00 PM

    Mid-Stay Orientation

    REQUIRED FOR ALL STUDENTS.  Adult and teen volunteers as needed.   You're halfway there, the shine of new American life is wearing off, you have made some discoveries, and y...

  • 01/28/2019 : 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

    CMS Study Abroad Fair

    WELCOME ALL MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS INTERESTED IN AN ABROAD EXPERIENCE.   All school staff, parents, and students  are invited to discover what it is like to study abroad, ...

  • 04/20/2019 : 12:37 PM - 12:37 PM

    Volunteer activity for Natl Volunteer Week

    For National Volunteer Week AFS Greater Charlotte is off to support diversity and inequality in our family at a time!    Who: ALL AFSers WELCOMED! We have 12 spots ava...

  • 05/18/2019 : 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM

    Pre-Return Orientation

    MANDATORY FOR EXCHANGE STUDENTS. An opportunity to talk about what it is going to be like as you return home, and how to prepare for "reverse culture shock".  Also some time to hang ...

  • 06/24/2019 : 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM

    Departure Dropoff

    REQUIRED THAT STUDENTS BE DROPPED OFF TOGETHER. Our final farewell.  All Greater Charlotte host families gather to say goodbye and drop off their exchange students for the long trip home. ...