Partners of the Americas Events Listing
You can find all the events and important dates for Partners of the Americas Hosting Families and Traveling Students below. If you would like to see just those events that affect your family, please use the links below.
We want to do the best job we can of preparing you for your experience as a Partners traveler. In order to do so we require your attendance and full participation at orientations. Aside from the Informational Session, all other orientations are MANDATORY.
Parents are welcome to attend the January Informational Orientation. One parent for each student is REQUIRED to attend the June Parent and Student Orientation. All other orientations are students only.
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Change of Families Location: Shalom Prayer Center @ Fr. Bernard Youth Center 900 South Main Street Mt. Angel, OR Phone #: (503) 348-1058 Purpose: Session I Host families have lunch, watch a presentation by the group and say good-bye to your Tico/a.Find out more »
Change of Families Location: Shalom Prayer Center @ Fr. Bernard Youth Center 900 South Main Street Mt. Angel, OR Phone #: (503) 348-1058 Purpose: Session 2 Host families have lunch, watch a presentation by the group and pick up your Tico/a.Find out more »
Learn about the 4 or 8 week exchange program from program volunteers and former travelers. Details about the program and application process will be discussed. We look forward to seeing you there! Pura VidaFind out more »
Second session families will bring their tico/a to airport and say goodbye! It will be a very early morning, as the flight departs at 5:00 am - United #2082. Ticos need to be at the airport by 3:00 am!Find out more »
Getting to Know You Orientation REQUIRED FOR ALL APPLICANTS Lunch Provided During this orientation, potential travelers will participate in a variety of group activities to get to know each other and the Partners of the Americas committee will get to know students and begin to assess their suitability to travel with the program.Find out more »
Student Interviews Orientation REQUIRED FOR ALL APPLICANTS Bring your own lunch!Find out more »
Overnight Orientation Please bring your lunch and other assigned documents.Find out more »
Tentative departure to Costa Rica. Exact date will be determined in the spring. The date may change if school years are extended.Find out more »