Whether you are hiking in the mountains of Colorado, exploring caves in Kentucky, or taking in the big city excitement of New York and Philadelphia, a Greenheart Exchange Group Homestay Program is sure to be a memorable experience.
Group Homestay Programs are an ideal way for students aged 13 to 17 to discover American culture and create memories with their peers. Each program can be specially designed to meet the needs of your organization or school group, and can be arranged for any time throughout the year.
Dynamic English language and American culture classes provide opportunities for participants to improve their English skills in an informal environment, while homestays with American host families complete the cultural immersion. Various destinations are available, each offering a unique array of exciting excursions and activities.
*Participants outside of this age range may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
What Is Included in a typical Group Homestay Program with Greenheart?
What Is Not Included?
Our partners are able to choose a region for the program, and we will do our best to accommodate the request. With enough advanced notice (i.e. typically 4-5 months) we are more likely to be able to accommodate very specific geographical requests. Popular destinations we offer include suburbs in the following regions:
30 years of experience facilitating cultural exchange programs in the U.S. that connect Americans with international students.
All of our participants for this program must come through a sending agency in their home country. To find a sending agency in your country and learn about the application progress, please click here.
We organize group homestay programs throughout the year. However, we very rarely organize group homestay programs the last two weeks of December through the first few days of January because of the difficulty in finding host families over this holiday period.
10 days – 3 weeks
Note: All of the above programs include homestay placements with a host family; one or more group volunteer projects; and a welcome and/or farewell party.
We work with sending agencies in various countries to determine the locations that we place groups. To find out which locations are available for the group trips in your area, please reach out to us.
Typically we work with students ages 13 – 17 on Group Homestay Programs. We also occasionally accept groups with older participants.
Generally groups must have a minimum of 10 students and maximum of 20.
Our program costs vary by each country. Please reach out to a sending partner in your home country to learn about specific costs for your area.
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