Global Experiences
Outbound Exchanges

    members at airport

South Korea Exchange

  • July 16 - August 14, 2018
  • Open to youth 12-18  (must be 12 by date of travel; no older than 18 during exchange period, cannot be in college)
  • Four week life experience living with a family in South Korea.
  • Attend 4-H International Camp for 2-3 days.
  • Applications are due by November 1

Norway Exchange

  • June 28 - July 27, 2018
  • Open to youth ages 15-18 (must be 15 by date of travel; no older than 18 during exchange period, cannot be in college)
  • Four week experience living with a host family
  • Nordic Camp experience
  • Applications are due by November 1

Japan Exchange

  • 8 week Nihongo Program (June 13 - August 9, 2018): For the First 4 weeks, stay with a host family in the Tokyo area, while attending an intensive Japanese language program. After 4 weeks of the language program, you will move to a second host family for regular 4-week homestay (see below).
  • 4 week Home stay Program (July 11 - August 9, 2018): Live with a host family for the month and experience daily life. You will be placed with a host sibling of the same gender with similar age. A group camp is offered through Labo and Ultrek.
  • Applications are due by November 1

Costa Rica Exchange

  • June 21 to July 20, 2018
  • Open to youth ages 15-18 (must be 15 by date of travel; no older than 18 during exchange period, cannot be in college)
  • Four week home stay
  • Applications are due by November 1

Missouri IFYE Alumni Association

Families and individuals who have participated in the Global Education program in Missouri are invited to become members of the Missouri IFYE Alumni Association.

  • Provides support to statewide Global Education programs
  • Provides scholarship funds for exchange participants

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