News/Announcements

Volunteer Round Up

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

Phoenix Weekend

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

Seeking Host Families

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

Volunteers Needed For Phoenix Weekend

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

Join us for the AFS Horseback Ride!

 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 aprilmurphyphx@gmail.com.

International Travel for AFS Students

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

Tucson Rodeo

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!