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Global Education

Exchanges/Hosting

Past participants Nick Favoloro and Ryan Baxter-King in the Spanish exchange.

We offer members of Form III and IV two exciting opportunities for short-term exchanges with Montearagón School in Saragossa, Spain and Bishops College in Capetown, South Africa. Details follow.

These are programs that Belmont Hill students have enjoyed in the past, and we would be happy to put you in touch with parents of students who have participated so that you might get some firsthand information.

Exchange Forms:
  • For students visiting Belmont Hill School, click here.
  • For Belmont Hill students interested in participating in an exchange program, click here.

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  • Saragossa, Spain

    Montearagon School
    • All boys K-12 school
    • Shares goals of academic excellence and development of character
    • Longstanding exchange program with BHS
    • School's website: http://www.fomento.edu/montearagon
    Belmont Hill Boys Traveling to Montearagon
    • Two or three boys from Belmont Hill School visit Montearagon School in Zaragoza, Spain
    • BHS host boys must be in Spanish 2 or above
    • Forms III or IV
    • AP European History and AP Biology students may only participate in the program with the approval of their teachers
    • Belmont Hill students go for approximately 3 weeks (In March: 1 week of Q3 plus 2 weeks of spring break; or 2-3 weeks in June)
    • Each boy stays with his own host family
    • Visiting boys fully immerse themselves in academic, athletic, and extracurricular life of Montearagón
    Hosting a Boy from Montearagon
    • Two or three boys from Montearagon School in Zaragoza visit Belmont Hill
    • October-November (3 weeks, dates TBD)
    • Each boy stays with his own host family
    • Visiting boys fully immerse themselves in academic, athletic, and extracurricular life of Belmont Hill
    Cost & Funding
    • Roundtrip airfare to Madrid, roundtrip train fare from Madrid to Zaragoza, incidental expenses
    • Cost of hosting a 15/16 year old boy in your home
    • Limited funding available through School's Senate Summer Fund
    Contact

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  • Capetown, South Africa

    Bishops College
    • One of the oldest boys' boarding schools in South Africa
    • Long-time member of the International Boys' School Coalition
    • Tradition of excellence in academics, athletics, arts, character education
    • Ten of our boys and two faculty members enjoyed a brief visit to Bishops during a school trip 2011
    • More information:http://www.bishops.org.za/
    Belmont Hill Boys Traveling to Bishops
    • One to two Belmont Hill boys travel to Bishops in the summer
    • Open to Forms III & IV
    • Roughly 6 weeks (e.g. July to August, flexible dates)
    • First week spent acclimating and sightseeing with a host family 
    • Remaining weeks spent engaged in life and activities at Bishops College
     Hosting a Boy from Bishops
    • One to two Bishops boys travel to Belmont Hill in the fall
    • Roughly 6 weeks (flexible dates Sept-Nov)
    • Weeks spent engaged in life and activities at Belmont Hill
    Cost & Funding
    • Families are responsible for the cost of travel to and from South Africa, plus incidental expenses
    • Cost of hosting 15/16 year old boy in your home
    • Limited funding is available through the School's Senate Summer Fund
    Contact
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