USA

Length of exchange

3 to 6 months, Start: mid-June

Info-meeting

Info-meeting in a different city every year

host families

farming and non-farming families

Changing host families

Every 3 to 4 weeks

Information/ Organisation

Depending on state, host families are known before your exchange.

Work

Helping out around the house and the farm.

Excursions

Some with your host families.

Young Farmers/Rural Youth:

Some 4H-meetings, depending on the area.

Food

Depending on your host familiy. Sometimes quite a lot of fast food, BBQs, etc.

Communication

English only.

Other

It takes quite some time to get your visa (we'll help you of course). There are 10 different states available - climate depends on the area. The coordinators try their best to match your application to the host families, so be very specific.