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Activities and Tips

If you are looking for activities to do with your host family or exchange student, you've come to the right place! You will also find tips and advice for both families and students for throughout the program.

Explore Your Host Community With a Scavenger Hunt

Spend some quality time with your student or host family while getting to know your town

How Students From Around the World Celebrate Holidays

Bring your student's culture into your home by celebrating their favorite holidays

Celebrate Thanksgiving with Your Student

Make their first Thanksgiving special and share the spirit of this classic American holiday

How to Welcome Your Exchange Student and Have a Great Year

A Guide to Help You Make Your First Few Days With Your Student a Smashing Success

Tips on Getting Over Reverse Culture Shock

by Katherine Priggie, Outreach Coordinator at Ayusa Headquarters