Rotary hosts international students

Comox Valley Rotary Clubs hosted 27 international students from District 5020 from Feb. 19 to 23.

Twenty-seven international students pause at Hot Chocolates during a scavenger hunt in downtown Courtenay.

Twenty-seven international students pause at Hot Chocolates during a scavenger hunt in downtown Courtenay.

Comox Valley Rotary Clubs hosted 27 international students from District 5020 from Feb. 19 to 23.

The students took part in a variety of activities including swimming, skating, dance, theatre sports, bowling and skiing.

The students visited the Views at St. Joseph’s Hospital, where they shared their international  stories and served cupcakes and tea.  The students  visited Vanier Secondary School where they talked to Grade 9 students about the youth exchange program.

K’ómoks First Nation gave a spectacular presentation of traditional first Nations dance and song and the weekend ended with a scavenger hunt in downtown Courtenay. Special thanks to Hot Chocolates for serving goodies to all the students and district committee members.

— Comox Valley Rotarians