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Trek America Cluster Meeting

Travel and adventure awaits young women when they come to America with Au Pair in America.  Trek America offers APIA au pairs 20% off their trips throughout North America!

Trek America guide Julie Patterson, comes fresh from an incredible season on the road, full of stories and enthusiasm to get au pairs out of their comfort zone and travel the incredible North American continent!

The au pairs listened intently to all the great trips offered.  Great camping and hotel trips are available.  Small groups travel together and everyone has a unique experience.Community Counselors, Cindy Garruba and Kristi Halpern invite Trek America every year to one of the cluster meetings.  Cindy and Kristi also presented some tips on pedestrian safety and preventing distracted driving.  Every quarter all Au Pair in America counselors teach their au pairs safety or childcare tips.

Refreshments were served, too.  All the au pairs had a chance to ask questions and to socialize with each other. Cluster meetings provide au pairs a chance to make new friends every month!

Next month the Long Island clusters will be see SpongeBob the Musical on Broadway!



Cluster Meeting with Trek America


Trek America gave a presentation to the Suffolk County Au Pair in America au pairs on Sunday, Feb 28.  The au pairs learned about the great trips they offer for their vacations and their travel month.  All au pairs who complete their 1 to 2 years in the program successfully can travel for one month in the USA before they return home to their country.  Clayton, a tour guide with Trek America, gave a lively presentation with a great slide show.  He asked and answered questions, too.20160228_145923_resized

After the Trek Presentation, Cindy Garruba, Community  Counselor for Au Pair in America talked about playground and bike safety.  Each quarter the au pairs are taught a safety lesson.

The meeting included a chance for the au pairs to make friends and mingle.  We welcomed new au pairs who just arrived in the USA for a year in America and said good bye to a few going home.

Corrina Moore from South Africa, Cindy Garruba Senior Community Counselor, Kristi Halpern Community Counselor, Karolina Vitt from Germany

Corrina Moore from South Africa, Cindy Garruba Senior Community Counselor, Kristi Halpern Community Counselor, Karolina Vitt from Germany

Trips for Au Pairs

DSCN0920Au Pairs have two weeks of paid vacation each year in America and a month of travel after they complete their au pair program.  The Suffolk County cluster of Au Pair in America gathered this past Sunday to see a presentation by Tommy McNamara, a tour guide with Trek America.

The au pairs learned about cross country trips, long and short trips, and how Trek America travels. With over 40 years’ experience showing groups of travelers the USA, Canada, Alaska and Central America, Trek America knows a thing or two about putting on a good show and today they are the leaders in small group tours across North America.  Check out this video from Trek America!