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.

For Hosting Families, click Hosting (Northbound) to filter the results below.
For Traveling Students, click Student Traveling (Southbound) to filter the results below.

Please Note:

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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September 2019

Home Visits

September 1 - November 10

Committee members will visit any applicant's home who are new to our program. Once application is submitted host family will be contacted by a committee member to schedule a visit.

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October 2019

Deadline for Host Application

October 27

Submit host application online and email or send school permission form to [email protected]

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November 2019

Host Family Orientation Meeting (first option)

November 23

Required attendance to one of the meetings by one parent and the host sibling for those who have not hosted through our program before. Lots of great information to make your hosting experience successful! Time and location to be determined.

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December 2019

Host Family Orientation Meeting (second option)

December 1

Required attendance by one parent and the host sibling for those who have not hosted through our program before. Lots of great information to make your hosting experience successful! Time and location to be determined.

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Costa Rican Group Arrives

December 7
Portland International Airport, 7000 NE Airport Way
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Costa Rican group arrives 1st Session Family Pickup

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January 2020

Changeover Weekend – Host Families 1st Session Only

January 4, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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.

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Changeover Weekend – Host Families 2nd Session Only

January 5, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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.

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February 2020

Costa Rican Students Depart

February 2, 2020

Second session families will bring their tico/a to airport and say goodbye!

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