YOUTH EXCHANGE

WorldMontana®is planning for a High School Youth Exchange in
2016!  Please take a moment to read through the details below on the program that may be of interest to you.

Jovenes En Accion

Eight teens arrive from Mexico Monday, July 19 to study substance abuse prevention.  The program is coordinated by WorldMontana and sponsored by U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and World Learning. The youths are ages 15 to 17 and come from all over Mexico.  They are apart of the organization, Jovenes En […]

Iraqi Student Exchange July 9-July 23

Twelve teenagers from Iraq arrive in Helena Saturday, July 9 to learn about leadership with an environmental focus. The program is coordinated by WorldMontana and sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and World Learning. The youths, ages 15 to 18, will stay with families in Helena and work […]

Montana Youth Leadership Program

Monday, July 18 the students visiting from Iraq will attend a Native American Powwow by the Last Chance Community Powwow performers on the Carroll College campus.  Students and staff from Montana Youth Leadership Program (MYLF) will be hosting the Iraqi students and WorldMontana staff. MYLF is a program for high school students with disabilities.  Through the program delegates […]

Capital High Junior Travels to Brazil

This past May, Megan Lamach, a student at Capital High traveled to Brazil to participate in a Youth Ambassadors Program. This program furthered her study in leadership and cultural interaction. She is the first person from Helena to engage in an international program of this sort. While in Brazil, Megan and other students in the […]

Youth Ambassador Program 2016

Megan Lamach, a 16-year-old sophomore at Capital High School in Helena, Montana, has been selected as a Youth Ambassador to spend three weeks in Brazil. She will participate in workshops and work with Brazilian students and mentors. The Youth Ambassadors Program is conducted by World Learning and funded by the United States Department of State and United States Embassy in Brazil. Megan is looking forward to participating in the program and will be gone from April 23 – May 14.

Host a Student from Iraq or Mexico Summer 2016

Host a Student from Iraq/Mexico this summer! Seeking host families for Iraqi students: July 9-23 Seeking host families for Mexican students: July 18-30 We are looking for families to host the youth for the 14 days they will be visiting Helena.  In order to be a home stay family all you need a spare bed […]

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