Host Family Pre-Arrival Orientation - Host Families Are Expected...

  • to treat their student like a member of the family and not a guest, with all of the benefits and obligations attached to that privilege;

  • to teach their student about the family rules and values;

  • to provide a bed (a private bedroom is not required), a place to store clothing and personal items, and a place for quiet and study;

  • to provide meals for the student in the habits of the family;

  • to establish reasonable household rules and chores for their student;

  • to guide the student in learning and developing throughout the year;

  • to be flexible, adaptable, and positive throughout the experience;

  • to call their EPC with concerns and questions;