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Summer 2017 Events & Activities

J1 Student Orientations will be held on May 31 and June 28, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at the Virginia Beach Law Enforcement Training Academy (VBLETA), located at 411 Integrity Way, Virginia Beach, VA 23451. Helpful hint: this is located on Birdneck Road directly across from the McDonalds on the corner of 19th Street. At these events, information will be shared about SEVIS, SOCIAL SECURITY, TRANSPORTATION, BIKES, SAFETY, ETC. Join us for FOOD, FUN, and FRIENDS! Lunch will be served and great prizes to area attractions will be given away. The event is free and open to SWT participants from all sponsors. Please plan to join us!

The Virginia Beach Community Chapel holds weekly dinners on Tuesday nights and fun events for J1 students all summer. They are having a Summer Kick Off Party for J1 Students on June 14th. They also plan bus trips for J1 students to Washington, D.C. and other popular destinations. Please visit their website for details:

Free Entertainment in Virginia Beach: Virginia Beach has free nightly entertainment, fun festivals and music events which you are invited to. For more information, please visit this website: http://www.beachstreetusa.com/

The Virginia Beach International Student Outreach Program is an ongoing community effort which cares for the health, safety, and well-being of J-1 Visa Students who travel from all over the world to work, live, and learn about American culture during the busy seasons in Virginia Beach.

For further information, contact Nancy Perry, VBISOP Chair at 757.613.3639 or nperry@interexchange.org