Category: Host and Contact Families

A Host Family Finds Their “Lost” Son

By Ken Wagner, Founder & Executive Director / After losing contact for some thirty years, my host family did some digging and last week found their “lost son.”
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A True Home Away from Home

By Marina Stam, Bowdoin College '19 / My semester in Stockholm was one of many firsts. It was full of new experiences, relationships, and connections that I could never have imagined prior to my arrival in January.
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The Perks of a Host Family

By Jack Wright, Hamilton College '19 / While searching for study abroad programs, I knew that to truly experience cultural immersion, I would have to live with a host family. I can say with absolute certainty that living with my host family (including my two host siblings and a dog) has been the highlight of my semester so far.
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