CHI News Blog

Five Ways to Make a Positive Impact on Earth Day

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22nd to raise awareness of our planet’s needs. Earth Day calls for action in […]

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Volunteer and Explore the World!

Volunteering is an affordable way for people to see the world and make a difference. CHI’s World Explorers program offers […]

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Japanese Exchange Students Visit Washington Middle School

Thank you to our friends at Cedar Heights Middle School in Port Orchard, WA, for recently welcoming our Japanese Group Homestay […]

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Thank You Volunteer Participants

In honor of National Volunteer Week CHI would like to thank all of our exchange students who volunteer in the […]

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Thank You Volunteer Host Families

This week we celebrate National Volunteer Week.  A time to get out there, help your community and try and make […]

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Exchange Students Attend Rainy Baseball Game in Washington

Exchange students and host families in Washington got together last weekend for a fun-filled day at the ballpark.  They watched […]

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Experiencing American Culture

Wu Zhijin, from China, spent four weeks living and volunteering in Dover, MA as part of CHI’s Short Term Enrichment […]

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Welcome a German Au Pair

Learn about Germany by welcoming a German Au Pair into your family.  Here are some of the fun things your […]

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Winter in New York, Boston and New Hampshire

Gavin Tianya Zhao, from China, recently participated in CHI’s Short Term Enrichment Program.  Gavin spent time living and volunteering in Dover, […]

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There is Still Time to Host a High School Exchange Student!

There is still time to host an exchange student this fall.  Students from around the world are coming to America […]

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Five Things I Learned While Volunteering in New Hampshire

Zhen Tao, from China, shares five things she learned while volunteering in Portsmouth, New Hampshire this winter.  Zhen participated in […]

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Celebrating Easter Around the World

Easter is a major Christian holiday, but in addition to its religious significance, it is also known for more secular traditions.  […]

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High School Exchange Students in Mississippi

Host families in Petal, Mississippi welcome high school exchange students for the school year.  They are experiencing new cultures and […]

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J1 Exchange Program Inspires an American

Anna and J-1 participant Jordan at YMCA Camp McAlister Fate works in mysterious ways. The prospect of living abroad never […]

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How to Visit Death Valley National Park in Two Days

Planning a trip to Death Valley National Park, the land of extremes?  We will guide you on a two-day trip […]

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Celebrating Spring

This week we welcomed the first day of spring.  In the United States, spring is associated with warmer weather, St. Patrick’s […]

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10 Ways to Deal with Culture Shock

1) Do your research before you go Make sure you learn about important cultural differences of the destination you are […]

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A Year-Long Adventure in France

Calvin experiencing Chinese New Year in France Calvin Lee is 34-years-old and comes from Vancouver, Canada, where he worked as […]

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Advocacy Day 2018

CHI staff recently participated in Advocacy Day by attending congressional meetings in Washington, DC. They were able to communicate the […]

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How to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Every year on March 17th we enjoy St. Patrick’s Day, a holiday when Irish culture is celebrated with dancing, special food, parades, and […]

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