AMPARO – eXCHANGE sTUDENT 2019-2020

Inbound Student Orientation Weekend

Amparo traveled to Penticton to join other inbound students for their orientation weekend. Our Youth Service Chair Jane Tench and committee member Holly accompanied Amparo and enjoyed the festivities.

August 2019 – Amparo Visits Vancouver

Amparo’s host Wendy took her on a trip to the coast – Vancouver. Here are some photos that were taken during her visit.: her first stop at Merritt, first sight of the Pacific Ocean in Whiterock, enjoying a Starbucks frapachino and dinner at an Indian Restaurant in New and a visit to the Westminster Museum of Anthropology and Stanley Park where they rode entirely around the park – all 9 km! They then enjoyed a picnic lunch there and saw 2 raccoons strolling g across the bike path.

Amparo Helps At Kelowna Ribfest

Our exchange student enjoyed her first service project in the Okanagan by helping out at the Kelowna rib fest.  She volunteered in the kids section along with her host Wendy.

Amparo Has Arrived

Inbound and outbound Rotary Exchange students at Kelowna Airport, August 20th, 2019.  Amparo, from  Valencia, Spain, meets Sofia, heading for Brittany, France.
Amparo had a warm greeting from members of Peachland Rotary, the West Kelowna Ambassadors and our outbound student Sofia’s family.  She will spend almost a year at Mount Boucherie High School and stay with host parents in West Kelowna and Peachland.  A big thanks to our Youth Exchange Chair Jane for organizing the welcome party. Enjoy the photos shared by the West Kelowna Ambassadors as everyone gets ready to welcome Amparo.

Service Above Self