(2,3 or 4 weeks during U.S School year)
Bakersfield ESL Program | Short High School Homestay | Host A Foreign Exchange Student

Short-Term Hosting with English Program & High School Shadow

Every year in October and April, Oui-Connect welcomes Highschool students from Thailand age 13-17 years old. We are currently looking for host families for this program.If you live in Orange County, Contact the office : (949) 338 -9388. If you live in the Bakersfield area, please contact Rebecca Herrera (661) 333-3416 or apply to host HERE.

This program works best for working host parents who want to host an international student but are not available during the weekdays.

During these 2 to 4 weeks, international students will come to learn English In a classroom or at a local high school. They will go to classes in the morning & go on excursions in the afternoon.  These international students will be dropped off from 8 am to 5 pm every day during the week. In the evening and weekends, they will live with their host family. ( stipend available)


Applying To Host Is Easy!

STEP 1: Fill out the online host family application so we can get to know you.

STEP 2:  Our local coordinator will come to your home for a mandatory home interview/visit.

STEP 3: You get. to pick your international student!

*** Before approval, all families are visited by one of our Oui-Connect Program Coordinators. Host families must provide meals at home, a clean comfortable bed, and family interaction. A small stipend is available to help offset some of the cost of hosting. ***

ESL Bakersfield Thai Exchange Students
Excursion to Universal Studios
ESL Bakersfield Thai Program