To qualify as a Host Family, you must agree to all of the following conditions:
- Be a Burbank resident
- Have a suitable household that provides privacy and comfort for the visiting student. You will have the option to host for either one or two weeks.
- Have a safe household equipped with fire alarms/smoke detectors as prescribed by the California Building & Fire Codes.
- Have everyone in the household age 18 and older fingerprinted by the City of Burbank with Livescan technology prior to hosting.
- Assume responsibility for all costs associated with the student’s visit, including food, entertainment and gifts (approximate cost is $550).
Completed applications must be submitted by May 2, 2016. This is an exciting opportunity for your entire family to learn about a different culture and to share your home life with a young person from another land.
You can read more about Burbank's Sister Cities here. Please direct questions to Library Administration at 818 238-5551. Or download the application and get started!