Short Term Youth Exchange Program
SEE Program Information
  • Family to Family exchange: 3-4 weeks abroad living with a “host family”, plus 3-4 weeks hosting your “sibling” from abroad in your home here in the Hudson Valley.
  • SEE’s purpose is to promote international peace, goodwill and understanding through cultural exchange.  You are our Ambassador!
  • Possible country choices include Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Slovakia & Spain.
  • Available to boys or girls in grades 9-11.  Host family matches are based on participant age, gender, country preferences & interests.
  • Rotary or Interact families preferred, but not required.
  • You can be sponsored by any Rotary Club from Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan or Ulster Counties.
  • All costs are paid by participants, including airfare, spending money, host gifts, costs of hosting/entertaining your “sibling” from abroad here at your home, and a $400 fee for insurance, orientation and exchange program administration.
  • Applicant/Parent responsibilities include application, interview, coordination with local Rotary Club, Passport/Visas, hosting & entertaining the “sibling” from abroad.
  • Applications will be available on our website in September 2017, and are due to your local Rotary Club sponsor by October 17, 2017.
  • Local Rotary Club volunteer sponsor responsibilities include program promotion, application review & approval, interviews at applicant’s home to confirm conformance to hosting requirements, general support to local family while hosting.
Questions? Please contact Rotary District 7210 YEX SEE Chairperson Michael Frazier at
SEE (Summer Exchange Experience)