You don’t have to go far to find an AFSer making a difference at home or around the world. That’s because AFS helps young people become engaged global citizens—prepared and committed to bringing people together and helping make the world a better place.
Why should my child go abroad with AFS?
For over 70 years, AFS has an exceptional reputation for providing quality international programs that develop skills essential to succeed in the 21st Century. The AFS experience:
- Builds confidence, broadens perspectives and enhances critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
- Includes respected intercultural education and language learning components that are valued by universities and employers.
- Offers fun adventures that make learning easy and meaningful to teens.
- Provides lifelong access to a global community of friends, connections and volunteer opportunities.