Host Clubs

Host clubs work closely with the exchangee, host family and Youth Camps and Exchange chairperson to ensure a successful exchange for the participant.

Host Club Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the host Lions clubs are to:

Recruiting Host Families

The host club recruits qualified host families from the Lions club, or non-Lions in the community. Requirements for host families include:

It may be helpful to write a press release about the program requesting families who are interested in hosting a youth contact the host Lions club. Also, consider contacting local schools and universities, especially the foreign language or international studies departments with information about the program. Places of worship may also be a good place to provide information. All host families must complete an application

Host clubs often coordinate special events for participants. Host families should be informed of the activities, which may include:

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