• Live with families in Goierri.
  • A three-week Euskara immersion at Maizpide Euskaltegi.
  • Cultural immersion activities: Bertsolaritza, Basque dance, music, literature, gastronomy.
  • Network with international industry leaders, local cooperatives and associations.
  • Explore the Basque Country’s summer festivals with local youth.
  • Build friendships with youth from the Basque Country to last a lifetime.

Participants profile

  • Ages between 16-25.
  • Interest in learning more about Basque culture and community in the Basque Country.
  • Openness to live, learn and grow during a three-week Euskera immersion program.

Host family profile

  • Basque is the primary language spoken at home.
  • Youth family member of similar age of US participant.
  • Someone in the family will speak English and be able to help translate as needed.
  • Financial capacity to host the youth from US during their three-week stay.