Check out the experiences of past exchange students!
We are raising money with a mini-golf fundraiser on Sunday, October 20, 2019. > Click here to sponsor
We made it in the Sun Gazette! Check out page 16 where it mentions the AFS student trip to Washington DC!
Ever thought about getting involved or giving back, but not sure how or whether you have the time or skill? At our third annual Volunteer Round Up, you will learn more about how to get involved, make a difference, and have fun. We have opportunities to dip your toe in the water if you have Read More
Have you ever considered hosting a foreign exchange student? This opportunity gives you the chance to host for just an extended weekend! Get to know an exchange student and experience what it’s like to host. You also help a student experience the lifestyle of another American family. Activities will be provided for the student during Read More
By Rachael Bouley Oct 1, 2018 Grace Wanebo is a proud supporter of exploring foreign countries and cultures. After all, she left her life at Arcadia High School behind to spend her sophomore year in Ostia, Italy as part of an American Field Service (AFS) foreign exchange program. In the beautiful beachside town outside of Read More
They say home is where the heart is, and this certainly holds true for 16-year-old Helene Lyngbye, who will miss her Arcadia family and friends when she returns to her native Denmark. Lyngbye just wrapped up her school year at Phoenix Country Day School, where she was on an exchange program through AFS Intercultural Programs. Read More
We are always looking for host families for our exchange students! Hosting a student is beneficial for both you and the student. Not only does the student get to experience American culture, you and your family get to learn all about your student’s culture, values, and traditions. Being a host mother or father is easy Read More
Phoenix Weekend will be held on January 23 – 26, 2020. During this 4 day experience, the students will be changing host families and attending their mid-year orientation. We are requesting the participation of our wonderful volunteers to make this year’s Phoenix Weekend a success! Thursday and Friday we are in need of Chaperones from Read More
Nov. 18th, 11:45am-4:30pm $75 For Students, Families & Volunteers Includes Museum Scavenger Hunt, Native American Lunch, Horseback Ride, Cowboy hat, and Hay Wagon Ride. This community event is such a great way to see the desert and spend some quality time together! Reserve your spot before Nov. 13th Have questions? Contact email@example.com.
AFS students are only able to travel outside the US with members of their host family (age 25+) or on a school-sponsored/youth group-sponsored trip. The first time a student travels internationally, a host parent will need to complete the steps below. SP students are sponsored program students, the procedure for these students is different and Read More
Sponsored Program students get to go to the Tucson Rodeo in February! They watch mutton bustin’ junior roping, barrel racing, steer wrestling, and bull riding. They get to eat turkey legs, corn on a stick, and fry bread. Yee ha!