Lisa Kawalauskas, Homestay Coordinator AB, Okotoks
My first experience hosting was several years ago now and we have
since hosted students from Japan and Brazil. Some for a few days and
others for a school semester. Hosting is such a great experience and
I love that we can share a bit of Canada with them. It’s fun to
watch them try different foods, see different road signs and hear different
radio stations. I also love what they bring to us and I still have a piece of
Japanese art created for our family.
My goal is that the students feel happy and at home with their homestay
families so that they are free to explore and experience all of the adventures
that await them in Canada.