Are you an Australian Youth looking for an overseas adventure in your summer holidays?
Yes? Then try the Lions Youth Exchange Program
Youth aged 16-21 years eligible.
- No school attendance required
- Free accommodation provided by host families from Lions Clubs International, the largest community organization in the world
- Chaperoned stopovers available in Los Angeles & London
- Depart Australia early December, return mid-January (5-6 weeks of summer holidays). Youth travelling to Japan depart late November and return to Australian late December – just after Christmas.
- Costs range between $3,000 to $7,500 depending on destination.
- Youth applying for exchange to Japan or France must be able to converse competently in Japanese or French language. Host families in Japan may not speak English. Preference will be given to youth who have not travelled to Japan previously.
The Lions Youth Exchange Program is a great way to meet and make friends with people from all over the world. Choose from this range of exciting destinations for an affordable, unforgettable and exciting cultural experience. All Lions Youth Exchange Programs depart in early December and return in mid January.
“I am ever so grateful that I was given the opportunity to participate in the Lions exchange, where I was able to gain a wider view of the world, through meeting some incredible individuals, through seeing the beauty and absorbing the different culture as a whole” says Karina
Applications Close 30th June 2016
AUSTRALIAN APPLICANTS : For more information, download this brochure – YE Application Guidelines – Australian Youth – or email the respective Program Coordinator listed below.
|The following members of the Lions MD201 Youth Exchange Committee coordinate applications from Australian youth|
|To learn more about these destinations,
click on the region or country names in the column below
Tony Reading firstname.lastname@example.org
|Continental Europe and Associated||Rachel Davey email@example.com|
|Japan||Gae Bergin firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Malaysia||Mark McDonald email@example.com|
|New Zealand||Mark McDonald firstname.lastname@example.org|
|North America||Suzanne Newton email@example.com|
|Scandinavia UK Combined||Anne Lloyd firstname.lastname@example.org|
|South America||Suzanne Newton email@example.com|
|International Youth Camps||Tony Reading firstname.lastname@example.org|