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How Do I Become a Host Family?

✔️Host must be 25 years or older
✔️Pass a background check
✔️Provide 3 meals a day
✔️Ensure reliable transportation to and from school
✔️A bed for your student
✔️A safe and loving home
✔️Students come w/their own spending money & insurance

If you would love to learn a little bit about another culture, have a new experience and give a teenager the opportunity to study in America for the upcoming school year, PM or email mollie@stsfoundation.org. If you are not in a position to host someone, help me find a great family for these children – share this post! Thank you in advance, and have a fantastic day! #STSFEXPERIENCE

Recent Posts

 

Congratulations Ms. Galindo

Congratulations Ms. Galindo in the theater department at Carl Hayden HS in the Phoenix Union High School District for winning TEACHER OF THE YEAR voted #1 across all STSF exchange students in the state of Arizona. facebookfacebook

Jeanne

My Name is Jeanne and I'm a 17 year old French girl who also speaks spanish. I'm not allergic to animals but am afraid of them! I've been studying modern dance and hip hop for the past 5 years. I would love to play team sports and do some cheerleading. I do sometimes...

Hannah

I'm a 16 year old German girl that loves horseback riding, singing in choir, reading fantasy book, writing poems, drawing, and ballroom dancing. I've studied Latin for the past 4 years, I'm allergic to cats and guinnea pigs, if they are outside animals. There are no...

Francesca

Francesca loves her dogs, and animals in general. She also loves cooking (especially cakes and biscuits), museums, art, and volunteering. She loves hicdren and volunteers regularly with the Red Cross. If you would love to learn a little bit about Italy, have a new...

Floor

Floor is a French speaking 17 year old girl from the Netherlands.  She lives with her parents and 3 sisters (20,19, and 14).  She did gymnastics when she was younger, but now she has been playing field hockey as midfielder for the past 5 years.  Floor likes running,...

Elsa

Elsa from Sweden also speaks Spanish.  She likes going to the fitness center 2-3 times a week.  She doesn't do sports, but would love to try something in the United States, like Volleyball, Soccer, or Cheerleading.  She's interest in nails, makeup, clothes, and things...

Elin

Elin from Sweden speaks French, and attends a sports high school.  Her passion is working out in the gym, weight lifting, crossfit, and walks in nature.  She used to ride horses twice a week.  She has a younger brother, and likes to reading her horoscope. If you would...

Christine

Christine is a 16 year old danish girl who lives in a small town with her mom, her mom's boyfriend, and her dog.  Every other week her 13 year old sister lives with them and every other weekend mom's boyfriend's 16 year old daughter and 14 year old son come to stay....

Cheryl

Can you help find a host family for Cheryl, a 17-year old girl from the Netherlands?  She lives part time with her mom, stepdad and 18 year old brother, part time at her dads's house with step-mom and two little half-sisters (8 &3 years old).  Her hobbies are...

Chiara

Chiara is a 17-year-old girl who describes herself as an extrovert, cheerful and determined.  She likes being helpful and is outgoing and adventurous.  She dreams of working on a cruise ship.  Chiara likes cooking Italian dishes, sports, and cheerleading.  She's very...

Carina

Carina loves her Welsh-Terrier, and has a younger sister. She's been doing Gymnastics for 10 years, studying Krav Maga (Self Defense) for 2. She loves reading fantasy novels, visiting the theatre, and skiing. She listens to Adele, Pink and 'convincing' singers. She...

Bianca

Bianca lives with her mother, a 10 year old sister, and a cat.  She loves reading all genres (likes "Catcher in the Rye", "The Great Gatsby" and "On The Road").  Bianca enjoys vintage clothes but doesn't usually wear it.  She would like to learn the piano. Bianca's...

Berengere

Perhaps you would like to host Berengere. She's a 16 year old young woman from France who also speaks Spanish. Berengere describes herself as a happy, dynamic, sociable who likes to meet new people. She loves drawing and painting, and her favorite artist is Klimt....

Aurora

Aurora is a 16 year old girl from Italy with a beautiful name. She lives with her younger brother (11) and older sister (17) and her Mom after her parents divorce. She would love to have younger siblings and would like to become a doctor like her Mother. Aurora likes...

Arianna

Arianna is a 17 year old young woman from Italy.  She LOVES Volleyball (playing since she was 6 years old) and wants to continue in the United States.  Arianna also likes other sports like skiing, horseback riding.  She's a good kid who enjoys dogs, and animals in...

Amalie

Amalie is a 16 year old girl from Denmark.  She loves big dogs, but has a small one.  She's the Youngest of 3, (2 older brothers) part time job, loves fashion and interior decorating. Amalie has played tennis, badminton, and soccer for years;  she's not playing right...

Alice

Alice is a 17-year-old girl who loves cooking, listening to music, swimming, hanging out with friends, reading, fashion and watching TV series'.  She loves animals, has a dog and a few cats.  Alice is used to traveling to school, and getting up early.  Her favorite...

Alberte

Alberte is a 15 1/2 year old Danish girl, that is from a small town.  She lives with both parents (they have been divorced for the past 3 years) and a 10 year old brother. Dance - girly hip hop is her style at the moment, she has competed in competitions and has been...

Aglaia

Help me find a wonderful host family for Aglaia (or maybe you could host her yourself!) Aglaia is a 16 year old girl from Germany, who also speaks Spanish.  Her parents separated when she was 4, she lives with her mother and loves pets, especially dogs!  She's into...

Victor

Victor is a 16-year-old boy who has been playing guitar for 8 years, and has taught himself how to play the piano. He also sings, and is currently learning how to produce music professionally. Victor also likes hiking, cooking, working out at the gym, skiing,...

Vera

Vera is a 16 year old Danish girl, that has been training on a high level for the past 10 years in ballet and also modern. She also is a fitness runner and practices yoga. Vera has 6 siblings and spends time with both of her parents (they are divorced). She has had...

Sophia

Help me find a wonderful host family for Sophia (or maybe you could host her yourself!) Sophia is a 16 year old girl from Germany, who describes herself as “honest, responsible, friendly and reasonable.” She loves singing in the choir at her school, and experimenting...

Silja

Help me find the right and perfect host family for Silja – 15 ½ year old girl from Denmark, who has been studying piano since age 6. Music has a huge role in her life. Silja also likes writing, singing, painting and cooking! She tries her best at sports but is limited...

Pierre

Pierre is an 17-year-old athletic boy from France who has competed in windsurfing (participated in the championship of France & Europe), and plays on a rugby team. He really enjoys team sports. He also likes riding his bicycle. He would really like to try American...

Martina

You might want to consider hosting Martina P from Italy. She is a 16-year-old girl from a small city in Northern Italy, that has been dancing for eight years and playing basketball for many years, too. She is an only child with two cats, and would love to live with a...

Jonas

You would like hosting Jonas from Denmark, then! Jonas is a 16-year-old boy from Denmark that loves skateboarding (very good at doing tricks), snowboarding, and would like to try American football or basketball. He also speaks German. He works as a dishwasher in a...

Gebril

If the answer to any of the above is “yes” then consider hosting Gebril, a 17-year-old boy born and raised in France. Gebril lives with his parents and little sister. He practices boxing (training once a week) and likes playing soccer with his friends. His teachers...

Frederik

        Frederik is a 16-year-old boy who really likes playing sports, especially basketball and soccer. He lives with his mom and dad one week at a time, has two bonus brothers and two dogs. He helps at home by doing dishes and walking the dogs....

Fabio

If so, can you help find a host family for Fabio from Italy? Fabio is a 17-year-old boy who really likes participating in all of those things! He also likes to volunteer – he has been a child entertainer at his parish recreation center (6-10 year olds) and a junior...

Esther

Esther is a 17-year-old girl with a variety of interests: foreign languages, singing in the choir, hiking, human rights, and playing sports (skiing, gymnastics, volleyball, dancing and horseback riding)! She has studied English for 9 years, German for 11 years and...

Christian

Christian is a 16-year-old boy from Denmark that loves working out at the gym, playing badminton, karate, playing tennis, and swimming. He would like to try playing American football because they don't have that in Denmark where he is located. Another thing that...

Carl

Carl from Sweden would be a great person to know, then! You could be his host family, or help me find a great host family for him, for the 2019-2020 school year. Carl is an 18-year-old boy that loves playing table tennis, competes in tournaments, and even works on and...

Agnese

Agnese is a 17-year-old girl who has practiced competitive rhythmic gymnastics for 5 years! She also likes sports in general, as well as baking cakes for her friends and family. Agnese has wonderful references from her teachers and is described as a good student,...

Lotte

Can you help find a host family for Lotte, a 17-year old girl from the Netherlands? Lotte dreams of becoming a movie director, making a movie that will change people’s perspectives on certain topics. She is very involved in what is happening in the world and wants to...

Lily-Rose

I am spending time today looking for a host family for Lily-Rose, a 16-year-old girl from France. Her father is French, and her mother is Mongolian. Her mother tongue is French, she speaks Mongol (but understands more than she speaks), and has been studying English...

Florentine

Perhaps you would like to host Florentine, a 17-year-old girl from France for this fall semester (August through December)? Florentine is very involved with sports and fitness. She would really like to be on a cheer team, try American sports, and perhaps take an...

Elena

Elena is a 17-year-old girl who absolutely loves studying languages. She has studied English for 10 years, French for 6 years, and Spanish for 3 years! Elena also enjoys drawing and painting and working with a special putty mixture called “FIMO”. She likes watching...

Anna

      Anna is a 16-year-old girl from Switzerland who has studied English for the past 8 years, as well as French for the past 5 years. Her main interests are horseback riding, which she has been doing with her mother since she was three years old, and...