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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If 40 applications have been received prior to Feb 17, additional applications will not be consideredFind out more »
Information Orientation for interested travelers & parents – Southern Oregon Time: 2:00 - 4:00 Location: TBD Contact Jane Rubio @ 541-659-5515 if interested.Find out more »
Will be held prior to or after Student Travel Orientation The date, time and location are tentative. Please check back for updated information.Find out more »
*FIRST SESSION FAMILIES ONLY* Ticos are flying via Mexico City this year. Arrival is expected at 10:05 PM. Keep a watch on the flight tracker. Meet in baggage claim near international arrivals. Please check in with Lauren upon arrival at the airport.Find out more »
Optional Informational Orientation Salem Public Library Anderson Room BFind out more »
Group Presentation Learning Session REQUIRED FOR ALL APPLICANTS The date, time and location are tentative. Please check back for updated information.Find out more »
Parent/Student Final Orientation REQUIRED FOR ALL APPLICANTS Applicants will practice the Thank You Presentation from 11:30-1:30. Parents are required to attend the orientation from 1:30-3:30 with their traveler.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 »
Travel Applications due. All aspects of the application must be completed for an application to be accepted. Application and instructions can be found at: https://www.partnersorcr.com/travel-instructions/#travelapplyFind 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 »