This group of 10 Spanish students will be here from August 1-29.    If you are interested in hosting in August, please select the student you would like to host.   We will be using our 15 passenger van for the full day excursions, so this is a “non-interactive” program…

Miguel Cereijo

Miguel Cereijo

Placed with Rood family (Aug 1-15) & Vecchio family (Aug 15-29).  14 years old.  He lives in Madrid with his parents, older brother, and younger sister.  He has an advanced level of English.  He loves basketball, and plays on a team.  He enjoys hanging out with his friends.  He is looking forward to coming here to practice his English, learn about our culture, and meet new people.
Victoria Alonso

Victoria Alonso

Placed with the Wright family.  17 years old.  She lives in Almeria with her mother, who is a hairdresser.  She hopes to be a journalist for a Fashion magazine.  Her hobbies are reading, writing, hanging out with friends, playing sports, listening to music, watching tv, and shopping (she is a shopaholic!).
Eva Lirola

Eva Lirola

Placed with Mizell family.  15 years old, but she'll turn 16 during the program, on August 26!  She lives in Almeria with her parents, who are both public employees.  She is an only child, but has many friends and cousins!  She loves gymnastics, which she has been doing since she was 9.  She also likes running and going to the gym.  She considers herself a healthy, fit girl!  She likes going shopping, playing guitar, and singing Taylor Swift songs.  She really likes fruits and vegetables.  She hopes to study something related to sports, or marketing.  She is excited to come to California to practice her English, learn our culture & lifestyle, see new places, and meet new people.
Silvia Ibanez

Silvia Ibanez

Placed with Brenner family (Aug 1-5) & Rossel family (Aug 5-29).   14 years old.  She lives in Burgos with her parents and older sister.  Her father is a factory worker, and her mother is a civil servant.  She is very close to her sister and tells her everything!  She would like to be with a host family with a daughter near her age.  She has an advanced level of English.  She loves animals, especially dogs.  She is creative and nice, but sometimes a bit shy at first.  Once she gets to know you a bit, she is a very funny girl.  She likes hanging out with friends, going to the movies, taking walks, and taking photos of landscapes.  She loves sports, especially basketball.  She also plays soccer & volleyball, and likes cycling & running too.  She loves music and can't live without it.  She spends a lot of time listening to music and playing guitar.  She also enjoys singing and dancing.  She looks forward to meeting you!
LEADER- Susana Casanova

LEADER- Susana Casanova

Placed with Sherar family.  33 years old.  She lives in Lugo.  Her level of English is very good.  She has had a lot of experience leading summer camps.  She is friendly, outgoing, and talkative.  She does not smoke.  She is allergic to chocolate.
Julia Perez

Julia Perez

Placed with  Elisa Jimenez family (Aug 1- 15),  Poniachik family (Aug 15 to 29).  16 years old.  She lives in Avila with her parents and younger sister. Her father is an Engineer, and her mother is a teacher.  She is a cheerful girl that is always in a good mood.  Her best subject is art, and she is really good at technical drawing.  She hopes to be an architect in the future.  In her free time, she likes hanging out with friends, watching movies, reading, listening to music, and taking photos.  She is not really into sports, so she won't be surfing, but she will be going to the beach with the group.  She would like to be in a home without dogs, as they scare her.  She is excited to have the experience of living with a host family!  She is looking forward to meeting you!
Laura Gonzalez

Laura Gonzalez

Placed with Albert & Sherri Jimenez family.  15 years old.  She lives in Madrid with her parents.  She is an only child.  Her hobbies are dancing, and playing basketball.  She likes going to the movies, hanging out with friends, listening to music, and watching tv.
Julia Zurita

Julia Zurita

Placed with Harrington family.  14 years old.  She lives in Almeria with her parents and younger sister.  Her father is an architect, and her mother is an administrator.   She loves music, and she plays the violin, piano, drums, and guitar.  She likes to read, watch movies, and compose music.  She likes the beach (and beach volleyball), but she prefer swimming in a pool.  She likes nature, animals, and sports.  There are some sports that she can't play due to her scoliosis.  She is excited to come to California to meet new people, and to visit new places.
Sofia Esteban

Sofia Esteban

Placed with Besset family.  14 years old.  She lives in Burgos with her parents.  Her father is a factory worker, and her mother is a civil servant.  She is an only child.   She is asking to be hosted by a family with a girl near her age.   Sofia wants to immerse herself in our culture and language, so she will not be participating in any part of the program with the other Spanish students.   She is a happy, affectionate, and very active person.  She loves to talk, and to sing.  She sings all the time because she loves music.  She plays piano and sings in 2 choirs.  She likes sports too.  She plays basketball in school, but her favorite is to ski and swim.  She likes to cook with her mom, read, watch tv, and go shopping.  She is excited to come to California because she thinks it is a beautiful place, and she wants to improve her English.  She thanks you, in advance, for inviting her into your home.
Javier Sancho

Javier Sancho

Placed with Ianniciello family.  14 years old.  He live in Burgos with his parents and older sister.  His father is an executive, and his mother is a housewife.  He loves all sports, especially golf.  He also really likes soccer, basketball, and tennis.  He enjoys hanging out with his friends.  He is excited about coming to California to learn our culture, meet new people, and learn to surf!
Marta Ribot

Marta Ribot

Placed with Glauch family.  16 years old.  She lives in Tarragona with her parents and older brother.  Her father is a businessman, and her mother is a businesswoman.  She is a cheerful girl and a little bit shy at first.  She enjoys shopping, photography, and going to the beach.  She loves sunbathing and swimming in the ocean.  She also loves music!  She's not really into sports, but she likes to go for a walk sometimes.  She loves animals, and has several at home.  She loves pizza, and eats most foods, but she is not a big eater.  She's sure that she'll adapt quickly to your house rules and will be happy to help with chores.  She is looking forward to coming here to learn more English vocabulary and speak English more fluently. She also looks forward to learned the customs here.  She would like to have a family with children or someone near her age because she thinks she'll speak more English.
Juan Ramos

Juan Ramos

Placed with the Goodman family.  17 years old.  He lives in Burgos with his parents.  His mother is an attorney.  He likes soccer, basketball, cycling, and water sports.  He is very interested in History and has read many books on US history.  In his free time, he enjoys building robots!  He likes animals very much, especially dogs (he has 2 at home), cats, and sharks.  He is looking forward to meeting you and spending time with you.