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States' 4-H International Exchange Programs

States' 4-H exchange programs will continue in summer 2023.

4-H Youth aged 12-18 and Chaperones (minimum age 25-years-old) may elect to spend 3-8 weeks abroad depending on their travel location preferences.  Applications for 2023 are due on November 1, 2022.  Internviews will be held on Sunday, November 20 in Junction City, KS. 

2023 Outbound programs include Japan, South Korea and Costa Rica.  If other countries are added for 2023, the flyers will be posted below as they become available.

Adult volunteers wishing to chaperone a group of 4-H members to Japan, South Korea and Costa Rica should contact Mary Kay Munson, States' 4-H Coordinator for full details on how to apply.

General Information for Summer 2023. 

2023 Kansas 4-H International Exchange Program Opportunities
2023 Kansas 4-H Internatiomal Exchange Program Flyer
2023 Outbound Delegate Online Application Link

2023 Outbound Application Information
2023 Outbound General Flyer
2023 Outbound Program Comparison between Countries

The following 2023 4-H Summer Program Opportunities are available. Click on the left arrow for the specific flyers.

Ages 12-18
South Korea

Ages 15-18
Costa Rica

For More Information

Mary Kay Munson
States' 4-H Exchange Coordinator

Deryl E. Waldren
Extension Specialist Emeritus &
Liaison for Exchange Programs