Twinn Palms Homestay is a housing management service dedicated to providing comprehensive services to students, host families, schools, and overseas partners. Twinn Palms provides Homestay Coordinators to closely work with our host families to ensure that our students have an enjoyable and safe experience while in the United States. Our coordinators also recruit, manage, and [...]
Twinn Palms provides our students with: Twinn Palms ESL Institute Summer and Winter programs, four College Tour options during the Spring/Summer semesters, six Explore USA! Travel programs around the country throughout the year, a variety of academic and cultural activities/programs to participate in, and academic support.
Twinn Palms gathers the student and host family applications, builds a Host Family Profile and carefully works to match you with a host family that we feel you will have the most success with.
You will be able to meet your host family once they have been matched by Twinn Palms. You and your parents will receive a Host Family Profile that includes information about your host family and pictures so you can see them and what your homestay will look like.
Based on yours and your host families applications, Twinn Palms works hard to match you with the best host family. Your placement will be based on the answers you provide us on your student application.
Yes, your parents will receive a Host Family Profile that tells them all about your host family as well as provide pictures to your parents.
Prices vary depending on when you want to come, where you want to stay, and what you plan on spending during your stay here. We invite you to read more on the student page on our website.
Yes, you can participate in the Explore USA! travel programs during the year with the school and travel with your host family (if they plan any trips), and upon permission. Other travel arrangements would have to be approved and coordinated through your host family, Homestay Coordinator, and parents.
Of course, we provide ESL support programs, tutoring and academic help during the school hours, and you can always ask your host family for help with your school work. We want you to succeed and have a great year.
Yes, you are not a guest, you are considered part of the family. As such, you will be participating in everyday life routines with your host family that include: meals, activities, chores, and a variety of other experiences.