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Youth Exchange Programs
Japanese Short Term Exchange Program
Over the past 40 years, Rotary District 7470 in Northern New Jersey, and Rotary District 2670 in Shikoku, Japan have sponsored the Summer Youth Exchange Trip. More than 1,100 students have participated in this three week summer adventure. Students, ages 15 to 23, from around the district, travel to Japan for a rare cultural experience. The group, chaperoned by district 7470 Rotarians depart in the first week of July for Shikoku Island, where they are hosted by families of Japanese Rotarians. Participants have found that this provides and unparalleled opportunity to understand their culture and customs on a personal level. The estimated cost of air and ground transportation to Shikoku Island is $2,900  Expenses incurred for housing, meals, and local transportation will be borne by the Japanese host families.  Numerous students from Jefferson Township participated in this program over the years. 

In return, R.I. district 7470 hosts incoming Japanese students for a 3 week stay with host families in Northern New Jersey. For the past 20 years, the J.T.R.C. has hosted a New York City Day for these students. This year, the Japanese students will enjoy a tour of New York City including a visit to the UN, Central Park, Hard Rock Cafe  just to name a few 
For More Information contact Margit Rahill (973) 361-2810.

Long Term Exchange Program

Aside from the Japanese Adventure, J.T.R.C. offers a long term exchange program. The program's duration is one academic year, during which the student lives with more than one family and attends school in the host country. Rotary's Youth Exchange Program is open to young men and women, generally between the ages of 15-19, the sons and daughters of Rotarians and non-Rotarians alike. Applicants are selected by a sponsoring Rotary club on the basis of a written application and a personal interview. This year, about 9,000 young people from Rotary clubs around the country will see the world the way is is best seen- from the inside out- through Rotary's Youth Exchange Program.  For information on becoming an exchange student - you may go to the District website or  Rotary District 7470.

Contact any member of your local Rotary Club for information!

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