Looking for something meaningful to get your family involved in? Maybe you’ve always wanted to travel abroad with your family, but this year the timing just doesn’t work out. Why not bring the vacation to your home, and try a little bit of cultural exchange for your family!
Visions USA runs short-term school year programs and all summer long as a home-stay program for students from Spain, Germany, China, even Cambodia, and a Summer Camp for local American students who want to join in the fun! A bit more about the program: we run an ESL immersive program in Asheville, with students visiting April 15-27th, and throughout the summer, from June 30- August 3. Our visiting students participate in English classes a few mornings a week, and explore what Asheville has to offer during the afternoons, from hiking to waterfalls, volunteering with local organizations like Manna food bank and Conserving Carolina, going to Tourist games and more. Students go on one full day excursion a week, to places such as Carowinds and White Water Rafting on the Pigeon River. The goal is to get a fully comprehensive experience of what Asheville has to offer, from exploring and enjoying our amazing local wilderness, engaging in typical team-building American camp games and activities, and giving back to the community through service. It is truly a transformative opportunity for visiting and native students alike.