Xplore USA needs host families for Asheville program for teens from Spain, Italy, Germany and France

Press release
from Xplore USA

European students vist Asheville Local organization Xplore USA welcomes 13- to 17 –year-old students from Spain, Italy, Germany and France to Asheville this summer (in two separate three-week stays) to experience life with an American family. You can get involved and become a host.

The daily programs keep the students busy with English classes, field trips and volunteer service projects. All costs for student programming are fully covered. Volunteer host families provide room and board and a loving environment, plus transportation to the day-camp location and carpool meetup. Host siblings, 10 years and older, are invited to participate in all day-camp activities.

As you consider your summer plans, contact the Xplore team, Jens Behrmann or Sarah Jane Casciato, for more information at 651-8502, info@xploreusa.org or the website (www.xploreusa.org).

There is an opportunity to learn more in person by meeting the Xplore staff and past host families: Tuesday, April 16, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Rainbow Mountain Childrens’ School in West Asheville, 574 Haywood Road.

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Editor Margaret Williams first wrote for Xpress in 1994. An Alabama native, she has lived in Western North Carolina since 1987 and completed her Masters of Liberal Arts & Sciences from UNC-Asheville in 2016. Follow me @mvwilliams

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