Seeking Host Families in Astoria, Bend, Portland and Mount Hood for mid-September 2016

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Oregon Partners of the Americas is hosting a group of visitors from Costa Rica for the month of September in Oregon.  The goal of this program is to introduce both partners to the culture of the other, through language, food, shared housing and experiences. We find that lasting, friendly, relationships occur in a more natural manner this way: new friends from another land become like family. This program is NOT for those seeking an inexpensive vacation but, rather, those that seek to share the wonders of each country, and the willingness to become ambassadors of both.

We are seeking new Host Families in all four host cities for the Costa Rican Partners who will be arriving on the 8th of September.  We are trying a new system called to help recruit and organize our upcoming SignUps of Host Families.

Here’s how it works in 3 easy steps:

1) Click on one of these links to see our SignUp on

For Astoria:

For Bend:

For Hood River:

For Portland:

2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
3) Sign up! It’s Easy – you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact Gayle Wallace ( to sign you up manually.

The Costa Ricans will be involved in Partners-guided events and activities planned for most days.   We can arrange for day hosts if you can not be available during the day.  For more information please email

Thank you for your continued support for building a better relationship with our Tico friends.


2 thoughts on “Seeking Host Families in Astoria, Bend, Portland and Mount Hood for mid-September 2016

  1. Iridacea says:

    We would be so game to host next year!
    Xo iris

    1. Thank you so much. Besos!!

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