Inspirations from being a Michigan 4-H International Exchange Program local coordinator
Published on February 9, 2018
Being a Michigan 4-H International Exchange Program local coordinator provides inspirations, global friendships and so much more.
Cultural competency evolves over time
Published on January 5, 2018
Intercultural competence is one’s knowledge and ability to successfully handle intercultural encounters. Global and cultural lessons may offer an opportunity for participants to learn more about the community they live in or the world.
Travel internationally with your family
Published on January 4, 2018
Take a step outside your comfort zone and experience a great cultural adventure with your family!
What is it like to host an international youth through Michigan 4-H Inbound Program?
Published on December 29, 2017
Learn what the host parent(s) and sibling(s) say about hosting a Japanese or Korean delegate for one month through Michigan’s 4-H International Exchange Inbound Program.
Belize 4-H on the move, come let’s join the groove
Published on December 19, 2017
In 1968, Belize government requested Michigan 4-H’s assistance in youth development programs. In 1972, Michigan 4-H youth traveled to Belize to encourage 4-H involvement and learn about the culture. This relationship is still strong after 49 years.
4-H offers Oakland County youth immersion opportunity in Japanese culture
Published on December 13, 2017
International travel takes youth outside of their comfort zone and encourages them to be better communicators.
Michigan ranks high for hosting international exchange students
Published on December 8, 2017
Many Michigan families have hosted an international exchange student from some organization to help our state rank very high in national statistics. Your family can help Michigan to keep climbing the ladder.
What is LABO and why does Michigan continue their 45-year international exchange partnership?
Published on November 1, 2017
Japanese partner LABO and Michigan 4-H have continued their commitment of international exchange for 45 years. Learn more about the cultural significance for these Japanese students.
The unexpected, interesting things you learn by hosting an international exchange student
Published on October 30, 2017
You can learn some unexpected and interesting things when hosting an international exchange student, like the story of potatoes and the United States.
4-H youth shares her experience in Japan
Published on October 23, 2017
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to visit another country? 4-Her Libby Graber was able to be an exchange student for one month in Japan during summer of 2017.