Japanese and Korean youth ready to experience Wisconsin Life!

Japanese and Korean students arrived on July 23 for their orientation in Wisconsin. During the orientation they learned the essentials for their month in Wisconsin such as how to use money, 4-H, Wisconsin geography, table manners and personal safety.                         Host families arrived eager […]

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Wisconsin Students Go Abroad!

Last week the first delegation of 4-H youth to go abroad left for Costa Rica. With a group of 11 other delegates from across the country, three Wisconsinites began their adventure in Costa Rica. After having an orientation in Atlanta, the group, along with their chaperone, headed off and would arrive shortly in the South American […]

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Wisconsin 4-H Youth Return From International Experiences

Wisconsin has gone global again! This year, eight 4-H youth and one adult advisor traveled on one or two month exchanges to Finland and Japan to experience a new culture first-hand. These 4-Hers, between the ages of 13-18, lived with host families while learning about their hosts’ daily lives. They learned words in a new […]

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Norway, Costa Rica, and Wisconsin Connect

On June 25th, 2015, Wisconsin families welcomed  youth from Norway and Costa Rica into their homes for a one month homestay. The delegates arrived excited to learn about Wisconsin culture and to meet their new families! After an orientation in Madison, host families arrived to “adopt” their new family members. For the following month, delegates […]

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Outbound Application Up – Apply Now!

Summer is over, and it’s time to start thinking about your next adventure! Could it be Japan, Costa Rica, Norway, or South Korea?? The 2016 Outbound Application is now available for one month homestay experiences with States’ 4-H International Exchange Programs. Have you always wondered what life is like in another country? Are you between […]

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“Adios” to our International Friends

The sun has set on another fun summer of hosting. This year, over 70 families across Wisconsin welcomed delegates from Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Costa Rica, and Norway through the WI 4-H International Programs. Though the students have all returned to their respective parts of the world, it doesn’t bring an end to the experience! […]

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Applications to host during summer or school year are UP!

Interested in hosting a student during the summer in 2015, or hosting a high school student for the 2015-16 school year? Both sets of applications are now available on our Applications and Forms page. Applications are due February 1st, but are still accepted until all students are placed. Have any questions? Give us a call […]

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2015 Outbound Delegate and Adult Advisor Applications Available!

APPLY NOW to travel to Costa Rica, Japan, or Finland as a delegate or adult advisor! Live with a host family for one month during the summer, and experience their culture firsthand. Youth ages 12-18 can apply to become delegates. For adults involved in 4-H and interested in this unique experience abroad, adult advisors get […]

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