4-H Manitoba – YBF Japan Homestay Program

Exciting news received that there will be 10 boys and 10 girls arriving from Japan to stay for 2 weeks with 4-H Manitoba Host Families from August 3-17, 2018. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to make a new friend from across the globe? Here’s your chance for just 2 short weeks to show your new friend what life is like in Manitoba, Canada, learn some Japanese words and make a lifelong friend. Check out the video on the Manitoba  4-H Council’s website https://4h.mb.ca/videos/ to learn more about this program and what hosting would involve. For more information, contact dkrinke@4h.mb.ca or 204-726-6136.  Please click here for hosting application form.

2017 Travel Opportunities – Apply by November 7, 2016

Ottawa for the Global 4-H Network Summit and to Japan with YBF/4-H Homestay

Senior/Adult 4-H members are invited to apply for these two exciting travel opportunities!  Up to 10 members will participate in the Global 4-H Network Summit, an international event to be held in Ottawa, July 11-14, 2017 and 10 more will travel to Japan from July 9-24, 2017 through the Japan Homestay Program.  Download eligibility criteria, full details and application form here.  Don’t delay, apply today!!



Visit the 2017 Global 4-H Network Summit website to learn more about the event: global-4-h-network.com




Watch this video by Noel Fenez from his trip to Japan through this program: 16 Days in Japan

Japan Homestay – Still in need of Host Families – July 29 – August 12, 2016

This wonderful opportunity is about welcoming a delegate not only into your home but your family as well. Hosting does not require a change in your family routine, but the exact opposite; the students are here to be introduced to life in another part of the world and your everyday activities are bound to offer new and exciting experiences for these students!  We require 6 more families for 2 weeks and 1 more family for the last week of the stay.  We are also needing 2 host families for either a male or female chaperone for the 2nd week of the stay.  If you have any questions about hosting, please contact Frances Krinke at 204 573-9987 or Leanne Sprung 204 761-2702

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