Thank you for agreeing to be a host family for a Georgia Rotary Student Program. Your relationship with GRSP students in central to the student experience and the success of the program overall.

You and your family are providing a vital window into the cultural experience of Georgia and the United States.


Thank you for being great ambassadors!


Host families often create lifelong friendships that span the globe.

Whether you are hosting a GRSP student for the first time or a veteran host family, there is always something new to learn because the world is changing at an astonishing pace.


Conclave gives you as a host family the opportunity to better understand how GRSP can support you as a host family, the latest trends for international students, and the future direction of GRSP and how your work as a host family supports a long-term vision for the organization.

Join Conclave Live and in Real Time!


Live access to Conclave programming is available on the Agenda and Meeting Access page. 

What To Expect:

Friday, August 20


3:00PM: District Caucus Meetings

At this meeting you will meet the  GRSP students, GRSP Trustees and GRSP

Leaders from your Rotary District..

Saturday, August 21


9:00am to 10:00am: Conclave Session #1

This session will start with a video introduction to GRSP, "The GRSP Story." Students from District 6910 will be invited to introduce themselves and former GRSP Chair and retired Superior Court Judge, Dennis Still will share with students how to avoid any potential legal issues during their time in Georgia.

10:00am to 10:15am: Morning Break

10:15am to 11:15am: Conclave Session #2

Past GRSP Chair, Jim Drake will cover the most important elements of the GRSP Student Handbook and how GRSP supports students throughout ther time in Georgia. Students in District 6920 will introduce themselves and GRSP District 6920 Trustee Chair, Rob Kellner will introduce students to Rotary International and Rotary in Georgia. You will also get to meet GRSP Administrator Barbara Lariscy and the GRSP staff. 

11:15am to 11:30am: Break

11:30am to 12:30pm: Conclave Session #3

Former GRSP Chair will introduce you to the GRSP Foundation, a central part of what makes the GRSP scholarship possible.  Students in District 6900 will introduce themselves. You will get to meet two recent GRSP alums who will give students some tips on how to get the most out of their year in Georgia.