Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Become A HOST FAMILY-Join in on the Fun! Step up for STEP !!


  • Help host a student from Spain, Bilbao's Basque Region ... 
  • 25 Spanish/Basque students & 1 Adult Group leader will be staying in our Wilmington, Area
  • Four weeks from June - July 2012
  • Exchange Students are :
    • 14 to 17 years old, girls and boys
    • Students have some english language - they maybe beginners or fluent , varies with student 
    • health insurance
    • own spending money
    • learn our culture and eager to practice English
    Coordinator & Escort:
    ·        Coordinator and chaperone on call 24/7 during the program for
    any questions, translation or medical emergencies
    ·         Provide a caring "home away from home"
    ·         Offer friendship and loving home environment
    ·       room and board/share a room
    ·         Transportation by carpooling with other families once week to our meeting spot or to field trips activities
    ·         participate in STEP’s group activities
    ·        Experience another culture in the comfort of your home !
    ·         friend from Spain to practice ·          e-mailing your friend before they arrive
    speaking Spanish, French,  Basque, or Euskara
      You also Learn about your own home town area , The "South" The Carolinas..."Carolina Blue".....Southeastern Region..."Half Backs"... The summer months are perfect time for a summer escape. Whether your passion takes you to the coast to tour lighthouses, or hop on a ferry, or explore small coastal towns, NC has it all. If nature beckons you, seek out the perfect picnic spot or enjoy an outdoor drama under the stars. One thing is for sure, NC escapes will satisfy your inner spirit for summer fun. Whether you’re looking for adventure or relaxation, mountains or beaches, the rhythm of city life or the tranquility of nature, you’ll find it all in North Carolina!
      Wilmington (largest North Carolina coastal city) and the Cape Fear Coast are home to over 31 miles (49 km) of beaches and 45 varied attractions including a movie studio, over 230 blocks of designated historic homes, and a guided walking tour of downtown filled with pirate stories, fishing tails and beautiful Southern homes.

      Myrtle Beach, SC & Georgetown, SC

      Enter South Carolina, with more than 200 miles (321 km) of beaches, resort islands, historic cities, charming country towns and shopping galore. Myrtle Beach, the “Entertainment Capital of the East Coast”, features over 120 golf courses, endless beaches, plentiful shopping, and unlimited live entertainment theatres and attractions.