Our Rotary Youth Exchange student from Germany is starting her fourth month of her 10‑month stay and attending Newport High School. Please contact December BRC Youth Exchange Activity coordinator Barbara Morgan (206.817.4566), if you can invite her to an activity in the month of December. For activities in the month of January, please contact Stu Vander Hoek (425.941.3981).
Do you know a high school student who would like to spend a summer month abroad, or maybe attend school for a year abroad? Anyone interested in learning more about summer and year-long international youth exchange should attend the first 2018 Student and Family Orientation on Saturday, March 3, 9:00AM-1:00PM, at the International Community School, 11133 NE 65th St, […]
Seema Tamang, Bellevue Rotary Club Youth Exchange student from Nepal, is featured in an article on the US Department of State website. Give it a read to find out her impressions and experiences as an exchange student during her year in Bellevue. >> Read the article
Seema Tamang, Bellevue Rotary’s 2016‑17 Youth Exchange Student from Kathmandu, Nepal, was featured recently in Rotary Voices, Stories of service from around the world. Hosted primarily by BRC member Rob Rose and his wife Gina, Seema’s arrival in 2016 marked the first time in many years that Bellevue Rotary hosted an inbound, year‑long youth exchange student. It […]
BRC Youth Exchange Student Seema Tamang was treated to a special surprise on her 17th birthday with a “ride‑along” experience with the Bellevue Police Department! When Seema expressed great interest in what the inside of a police car would be like, Bellevue Rotarian (and Bellevue Police Chief) Steve Mylett made it happen. He contacted Police Captain […]
Rob Rose Seema Tamang, from Nepal, is a 16‑year‑old Rotary Youth Exchange student with blindness. She was born without eyes, but she was born with an engaging smile, unusual curiosity, compassion, and kindness. She is Nepal’s first Rotary youth exchange student. Her sponsoring club is the Rotary Club of Kathmandu, which was Nepal’s first Rotary […]
Have you ever thought about opening your home to an international exchange student? Wouldn’t it be cool to introduce a young adult from another country to our culture and way of life? As a Rotary Youth Exchange Host Family, you will broaden your understanding of the world and promote international goodwill through your family. The […]
Do your kids, your grandkids, or a family friend have an interest in foreign travel next summer? Each year, local Rotary districts and clubs worldwide arrange thousands of international Youth Exchanges for high school-aged students. A primary goal of the program is to foster world understanding by way of intercultural exchanges. Short-term summer exchanges average 3-4 weeks in […]