Rotary seeks kids for Quebec exchange

MIDDLEBURY — High school students who want to experience life in a French-speaking household are encouraged to apply for the Rotary Club of Middlebury’s free youth exchange program with the Rotary Club of Sherbrooke, Quebec.
“This is a great opportunity for students to meet others their own age in a slightly different culture,” said club president Judson Hescock. “Our first exchange was three summers ago. It’s close to home and still culturally distinct.”
Students will be matched with the same age and gender students in Sherbrooke, stay in her/his home for two weeks, and then host the Quebec student Addison County for two weeks. Dates will be scheduled in July and August 2019. At least one semester of French is recommended.
Rotary will organize the exchanges and provide transportation if requested. Other than hosting another student, there is no cost to students.
Rotary values international exchanges and wants to make this opportunity available to all high school students in Addison County.  Those who are homeschooled are invited to apply.
For further information and to apply, email David Clark at [email protected].

Share this story:

More News
News Uncategorized

Fresh Air Fund youths returning to county

The Fresh Air Fund, initiated in 1877 to give kids from New York City the opportunity to e … (read more)

Obituaries Uncategorized

Mark A. Nelson of Bristol

BRISTOL — A memorial service for Mark A. Nelson of Bristol will be held 1 p.m. on Saturday … (read more)

Sports Uncategorized

High school athletes ready for fall playoffs this week

See when your favorite high school team is competing in the fall sports playoffs.

Share this story: