4-H Youth Development
Kansas 4-H Exchange Program Information

 2015 Kansas 4-H International

Exchange Program Opportunities

World Citizenship>Genna Gehrt stands in front of a German Rathaus (city hall).   World Citizenship>Steuart Hensleigh with host family in Costa Rica.

  • 2015 Color Exchange Program Brochure - All Programs  (PDF) 
  • 2015 Exchange Program Opportunities Flyer - All Programs (PDF)

    2016 Kansas 4-H Exchange Program applications are due postmarked November 1, 2015, to the Kansas 4-H Office, 201 Umberger Hall, KSU, Manhattan, KS 66506.  Telephone:  785-532-5800.  Applicants must interview in Manhattan, KS, tentatively scheduled for December 5, 2015.  Please note these two important dates.

States' 4-H International Exchange Programs Only
Outbound Application Forms for 13 to 18-Year-Olds Only

  • Delegate Application (PDF)
  • Delegate Reference Form (Word)
  • Delegate Check List (Complete all required forms and return by the deadline of Nov. 1, 2014). (PDF)

States' 4-H Outbound Programs from 4-8 weeks long for 4-H members (See flyer for specific ages)

  • Costa Rica Outbound Information Flyer (PDF)
  • Japan Outbound Information Flyer (PDF)
  • Finland Outbound Information Flyer (PDF)

States' 4-H Chaperone Information and Forms

  • Chaperone Application Package (PDF)
  • Chaperone Comprehensive Release Form (PDF)
  • Chaperone Confidential Reference Form (PDF)
  • Chaperone Disclosure Form (PDF)
  • Chaperone Medical Form for Japan and Other Countries available upon request.

States' 4-H 2015 Summer - Host A Youth from Another Country

  • In-Bound Hosting Flyer for Argentina and Norway - (PDF)
  • In-Bound Japan Hosting Flyer - (PDF)


IFYE Representative Outbound Application Forms Only
for 19 to 25-Year-Olds Only
- IFYEs live with families abroad from three to six months in an adventure of a lifetime.

  • IFYE Representative Flyer (PDF)
  • IFYE Representative Application  (PDF)            
  • IFYE Representative Reference Form  (Word)  (PDF)
  • IFYE Representative Check List (Complete all required forms and return by the deadline of Nov. 1, 2014). - (PDF)

For additional information about hosting or traveling contact:

Mary Kay Munson
Kansas 4-H International Exchange Coordinator
1114 N. Spring Valley Road
Junction City, KS 66441
Phone and FAX:  785-238-3631

Deryl E. Waldren, Faculty Liaison
Extension 4-H Specialist
K-State Research & Extension
Northwest Area Extension Office
P.O. Box 786, 105 Experiment Farm Road
Colby, KS 67701
Work Phone:  785-462-6281

Last Updated:  12-30-14