High school age students from France, Italy and Germany are seeking host families for summer and full-school year visits.

High School, Full year (2010-11):

Nicola, Annika, Moritz, Sambrian, and Torben are coming for the 2010-11 high school year. They are excited about the opportunity to live with & get to know an American family and attend high school in Santa Cruz. They are good students and speak English well. Nicola likes acting, ecology, tango, & surfing. Annika loves dance, theatre, basketball, soccer, photography & dreams of going to Harvard. Moritz plays basketball, soccer. He likes music, movies, art & travel. Sambrian likes tennis, soccer, sailing, skiing and plays drums. Torben is serious about basketball, cycling, soccer and plays the piano.They would be an asset to any family and school.

For more information call Sandi Spanfelner 335-3088 ~ 419-9633 or email sandispan@aol.com

Summer Stays

  • Italian High School & College-age students: July 2-18 and July 18-August 1 (two weeks)
  • French High School & College-age students: July 29 – August 23 (three weeks)

Since so many groups have come to our area, the hospitality of local families has become well-known overseas. Long-term, reciprocal friendships are formed. These European adventurers are eager to live with an American family (having all have a busy daytime schedule of English classes (Italians), afternoon activities and excursions. Family members can join us!  Make a friend you can visit. They receive a thorough orientation here and overseas. We could have an evening beach party!

The need for host families is urgent.  If you can provide this experience for these young people and enrich your own lives in the process, please call now!

For more information call Sandi Spanfelner 335-3088 ~ 419-9633 or email sandispan@aol.com