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Host families needed for English-Spanish language campers

Posted May 30, 2018

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Fine-tune your Spanish skills while hosting college-aged students during Fort Worth Sister Cities’ Dual Language Immersion Camp June 8-29. Hosts can sign up for the entire period or for individual weeks.

The students attend Tec De Monterrey University in Toluca, Mexico, one of Fort Worth’s sister cities. They all speak English fluently and will be teaching Spanish and English to elementary school students at Burton Hill Elementary School from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Weekends will be spent with host families.

Host homes are needed for both male and female students. A host orientation and training is planned for 5 p.m. June 4 at the Fort Worth Sister Cities office and will review the schedule and other information.

To volunteer, contact Beth Weibel at 817-632-7105.

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