Applications for the Student Exchange are due on December 15th at 5pm. Find all the information you need to submit an application here: Student Exchange Information and Application Student/Parent Orientation will be held on January 8th, 6:30pm at Tempe City Council Chambers
Student Exchange Information Meeting 6-7pm on December 5!
You’re invited to join past student delegates and select Tempe Sister Cities representatives for an information session for parents and potential delegates regarding the student exchange program. There will be ample time for questions and answers regarding the application process and the overall exchange program. The meeting will be held at the Tempe Library, Room A from 6-7pm on December 5. Remember, applications are due on December 15th! Good luck!
The 2018 Student Exchange Application is Available NOW!
The 2018 student exchange applications are now available! The deadline to receive your completed application is Friday, December 15th at 5:00pm. Any current high school junior who lives in the city of Tempe is encouraged to apply. APPLY TODAY!
Follow the Student Exchange Delegates on Instagram!
This summer you may use social media to follow our student delegates as they embark on the summer of a lifetime! Agra, Trollhattan, Lower Hutt and Regensburg student exchanges have already begun with more delegates scheduled to depart in the coming weeks! Follow Tempe Sister Cities on INSTAGRAM or check out the link below:
“Making a World of Difference (Sister Cities)” – A tribute to the Mission of Tempe Sister Cities
Duane Moore, lead singer of Mogollon Band and one of our board members, wrote a song with the help of local and international sister city friends honoring the mission of Tempe Sister Cities and Sister Cities International. There’s nothing more fitting than celebrating our mission of peace through the universal language of music. Have a listen!
“TSC Boot Scootin’ Holiday Party”
Tempe Sister Cities presents a “Boot Scootin’ Holiday Party” Saturday, December 16th from 6-10 PM at the Hackett House Smokin’ Aces BBQ dinner bu’et includes: Sliced Brisket, Pulled Chicken and Pulled Pork Mac & Cheese, Beans and Cole Slaw Cherry and Peach Cobbler Featuring music by special guest Mogollon and holiday activities by TSC students. 40% o’ one holiday item in the Hackett House gift shop that evening Ticket price (includes one drink): $30 for Tempe Sister Cities members; $35 for non-members To register, call Hackett House at 480.350.8181, or online at Hackett House website. RSVP deadline is Tuesday, 12/13.
2016 Oktoberfest Website Goes Live September 1st
2016 Tempe Oktoberfest Website goes LIVE on September 1st!! Don’t miss all of the fun-October 7-9, 2016 at Tempe Beach Park!! CLICK HERE for Tempe Oktoberfest Website Information!! This year brings Four Peaks Brewery’s beer portfolio as well as other German style beers, German style fare like bratwursts with sauerkraut, German potato salad, pretzels, and more! We can’t forget about the other festival favorites like noodles, burgers, chocolate covered fruit and that is only the beginning! Music is one of the biggest parts of the festival and this year’s lineup is NO exception. Whiskey’s Quicker, Jared and the Mill, DJ […]
TSC Student Summer Program Donations
Please help TSC by donating to the student summer activities programs. Each year the 32 Tempe student delegates raise funds to support the many summer activities they enjoy with the 32 international student visitors from our sister cities. If you would like to make a donation, please click here. Make a Summer Program Donation. Tempe Sister Cities as a 501(c)3 compliant non-profit organization. You donation is 100% tax deductible.
2015 Tempe Sister Cities Cowboy Christmas Party
You are Invited to the 2015 Tempe Sister Cities Cowboy Christmas Party!!! The Tempe Sister City Cowboy Christmas Party will be held on Friday, December 11, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM at Tempe Sister Cities Hackett House in downtown Tempe. Please join us for an incredible night of great food, lively entertainment and fun people! For more information call 480-350-8181. The cost is $30 for members/guests and $35 for non-members. Click Here for additional information and to Register for the 2015 Tempe Sister City Cowboy Christmas.
Trollhättan, Sweden Officially Becomes Tempe’s 10th Sister City
Trollhättan, Sweden officially becomes Tempe’s 10th Sister City in May 2015. However, there has been a collaboration between Tempe and Trollhättan since we first met in 2008. We have enjoyed and have had successful exchanges of student delegates since 2010, as well as professional delegate exchanges and the very first International Chef to cook at Hackett House was Peter Erikson, Professional Chef and Vice Mayor of Trollhättan, in October 2014. Tell me more about Trollhättan… The name “Trollhättan” comes from folkloristic tales. People once believed that large trolls lived in the river Göta älv and that the islands in the […]