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Cultural immersion with a host family in the USA

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Programme Summary:

  • Cultural immersion with host family
  • Full board
  • Airport transfers included
  • Ages: 14 - 18
  • Duration: 2 - 4 weeks

Programme

We offer a wide choice of quality housing with welcoming American host families who have been selected for their experience and eagerness to accommodate teenagers aged 14 to 18. We make sure your child will enjoy their time abroad while remaining in a safe environment.

Cultural immersion is an excellent way to make rapid progress in English while developping natural fluidity in oral expression. It also lets you discover American culture, while being immersed in the locals' way of life and customs. You'll have the most authentic American experience while living with a family and sharing their daily lives.

This type of program is recommended to young open-minded participants with an adequate amount of autonomy and sociability. In order to facilitate integration in a forgeign culture, it is advisable to have studied English for at least 2 - 3 years.

Destination choices:

Our host families are located in the following areas:

  • San Diego
  • Santa Barbara
  • Orlando
  • Washington DC
  • Philadelphia
  • Chicago
  • Texas
  • New-Jersey
  • Long Island

The Families

American Host Families

Host families are carefully selected to host young people according to specific criteria such as neighbourhood safety, proximity to transport and quality of care. This hosting package allows you to discover a city as a tourist while living the American family life simultaneously.

Each host family has of a minimum of 3 people.

Sudents usually share a room with another student of the same age for the majority of the stay.

Participants will be accommodated in a single room with full board.

A transfer to and from the airport is included.

Your host family will organise at least one outing or excursion per week. if these excursion require entry fees to attractions, museums, activities and restaurants, the students must pay for these costs themselves.

Guarantees

All families have been visited by our local partner and fulfil strict requirements. They provide a warm comfortable environment for the students and tourists they house.

They are always located in a safe area of the city, situated close to public transport and local shops.

Emergency assistance is available 24/7.

Prices & Dates 2018

Dates 2018

Accommodation is booked per week, for durations of two to four weeks between the 1st June and the 1st September. It is booked from Sunday to Saturday.

Demand is very high in the peak season (June - September), so we recommend that you book your stay at least three months in advance. We cannot guarantee availabilities for bookings made less than 12 weeks before departure.

Prices include:

  • Accommodation with host family, single room
  • Full-board
  • One outing or excusion per week with the host family (however entry fees are not included)
  • All administrative fees
  • Transfers to and from the airport

Prices do not include:

  • Travel to and from the US
  • Optional insurances
  • Visa fees (if any)

Practical Info

Travel

Airport: varies depending on your destination. We shall notify you of this when we confirm your booking.

If you would like us to book your flights for you, please specify this when making your reservation with us.

If you are booking flights yourself, please wait until we have confirmed your place on the programme, including relevant dates and availabilities.

Visa

Do you need a Visa for this programme? For more information please consult our page Visa Information.

Do not hesitate to contact us by telephone or email if you require any further information.

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