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host families

Join our International Friendship family by inviting a student from Spain into your hearts, home, and daily routine for 28 days this summer!

We love sharing positive energy with the world and enjoy all the beautiful things that can happen when we take a leap of faith, invite a new friend in-to our hearts and homes, and together create a wonderful experience for all.

International Friendship

Connects exchange students with host families and help them all prepare for and be supported throughout our International Friendship journey, so everyone will have enriching experiences while expanding their perspectives and developing life-long friendships.

American Families

Invite a student or adult monitor from Spain into their hearts, home, and daily routine for 28 days this summer during July and/or August session.

Students from Spain

Fully understand, accept, & embrace that they will become part of an American family’s daily routine and greatly look forward to filling the experience with gratitude & cheer.


benefits of becoming a host family with International Friendship:

  • Hosting is an opportunity for families who can´t travel overseas to create international friendships.

  • Families who host have the opportunity to make lifelong friendships.

  • It encourages youth and adults to want to study a foreign language and to learn more about the world.

  • Parents are able to instill the values of giving, caring, and helping others to their children.

  • Global volunteer opportunity for school portfolios and resumes

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our programs

youth program

  • Ideal for families with children 9-18 years old.

  • Host a student from Spain age 12-17.

  • Host siblings and student become international siblings and lifelong friends

  • Student becomes an active family member, participating in host family’s daily routine, whatever it may be!

  • Student can sign up & pay fees to participate in the same summer opportunities as their host siblings

family learning program

  • Ideal for families with children under 9 years of age, teachers, retired couples, and families with college aged children

  • Host an adult travel monitor or university student

  • Host family can receive up to an hour of Spanish language immersion each day

  • Friend from Spain can participate in local volunteer work, as well as your daily routine

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blessed to have this opportunity

This has been amazing experience for our family and for our new friend from Spain.  We hope to keep in contact with him and would love to meet up again in the future.  I highly recommend this program.  We are very glad that we got involved with this fantastic organization.

Kadow family

Join Our International Friendship Family!!!

Our local host family coordinators are excited to work with your family on answer any questions you have. Your local coordinator will guide your family through the next steps of joining our International Family.  Give us a call and we’ll get you started with our application process.

Once you family has submitted your application your local host family coordinator will process your application and call you to arrange a time for a Home Visit.  We love having the opportunity to meet each family and chat in more detail about the hosting experience. 


Finally, when all of the application details and the home visit are complete.  We will share with your family the personal profile of your students. 

Now the fun begins!  The connections made before arrival day are exciting and fun!


THANK YOU for your care and kindness in helping make these beautiful international friendships & experiences possible by considering hosting AND sharing this opportunity with others!

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For more information about our programs, or becoming a host family with International Friendship, please contact Krissa.

608 212 0590

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