Arizona Student Exchange Program
Connecting Arizona families with the opportunity for international friendships and cultural exchange
History of ATL (Active Travel and Language)
ATL was created in January 1972 to promote youth travel and youth exchanges between France and other European countries and the United States.

Since it's creation, the main goal of ATL was to strengthen and promote international friendship through student travel and student exchanges. Student groups have been traveling to the USA since 1983.

Students have been traveling to gateway cities in the US since 1983, including Phoenix, San Diego, Orlando, and Scranton, Pennsylvania for brief stays with volunteer host families.

 
Corentine Olivetti (Valence, France) and the Sandoval Family visit Las Vegas.
 
Summer 2012 students enjoy an overnight to the magestic Grand Canyon

Arizona as a Host State

Arizona Families have been welcoming French students for the past 18 years.

An average of 14-18 students arrive in a group each July for the opportunity to spend approximately three weeks with a volunteer host family.

Host families are always needed and being sought to support this experience for new students.

 

 

 The Pedron Family shares an afternoon with Louis Lubrano (far right) in Oak Creek.

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