International Program Currently On Hold

Due to the global pandemic, international exchange program are suspended.

Please see the information below as an example of past exchange successes.

We will return with new exchange programs when it is safe to do so.  Plans are underway. 

International travel is on hold but there are local exchanges happening this summer.  Check out the Club2Club Exchange Programs for Ontario JF.

Travel the World with JFAO!

Outgoing Exchanges!

Our Exchange Partners:

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United Kingdom
National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs
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Germany
Niedersashsische Landjugend e.V
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Scotland
Young Farmers
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Switzerland
IFYE
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Wales
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Republic of Ireland
Macra na Feirme
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Tasmania
Rural Youth Tasmania

Rural Youth Tasmania accepts exchangees for a minimum six weeks or a maximum eight weeks. We usually have our incoming exchangees arrive in late April ready to participate in the staging of our Agfest Field Days event in early May. Our Rural Youth Clubs all take turns to host exchangees and take them along to club functions where possible, and also sightseeing in their local area.

Austria

Interested in Travelling

Applications for exchanges are not being accepted due to the postponement of the 2022 Exchange Program. 

2023 Travel Delegates

  • 2023 exchanges have been cancelled.

Incoming Exchanges!

What to expect when visiting Ontario

Welcome to Ontario!

Unfortunately due to the ongoing pandemic with all the uncertainty Ontario will not be accepting incoming exchange for 2022.  We are looking forward to 2023 when we hope to be able to offer incoming exchange opportunities!

Things to look forward to as an incoming exchange delegate:

  • Live with local members and family
  • Travel across the province
  • Visit farms and local businesses
  • Play tourist and visit landmarks and sites that are unique to that club and county.
  • Participate in summer events hosted by clubs and provinces.

About the 2022 Incoming Delegates

Unfortunately there will be no 2022 incoming delegates.

Interested in hosting?

  • Why should you host?
    • Cultural experience
  • Requirements:

Applications for exchanges are not being accepted due to the postponement of the 2022 Exchange Program.  

Requirements

All applicants must have been a JF member in good standing for at least one year. International applicants 20-29 (max. 26 for UK and Wales exchange) as of January 1st the year of the exchange. Following each exchange, a travel bursary is offered once all of the program requirements are completed. Please see the Travel section of the JFAO
Policies for more specific requirements and bursary amounts. Opportunity conditions will be based on the policies in effect as of January 31st.

Note: A past exchangee may apply for a different travel opportunity. Priority will be given to any qualified member who has not previously been awarded a travel opportunity

We are patiently waiting to see what 2023 has in store for us.

Ambassador’s Banquet

Each year JFAO hosts the Ambassador’s Banquet to recognize past exchange delegates who have travelled internationally, as well as celebrate the exchangee’s who have visited Ontario through the summer and those who went on exchange in the past year.

Testimonials

Read stories form past travellers on the JFAO Blog.