Become a Homestay Family

Buffalo Trail Public Schools Division #28

How to Become A Homestay Family

To host a Buffalo Trail Public School Division international student, please complete the following steps:

  • Considering becoming a host family?
  • Fill in the Online Host Application: See link above.
  • Provide a Criminal Record Check, that includes a vulnerable sector check, from local police for each person 18 years of age or older. This includes anyone who will live in the house for more than 3 weeks during the school year.
  • Provide a Driver's Abstract for the last 5 years for each Homestay Parent.

After you have submitted an application, you will be contact to have an in-home visit to complete the application process.

You can submit the documents online or to:

Buffalo Trail Public School Division #28

ATTN: Adelee Penner, Homestay Coordinator

1041 - 10A Street

Wainwright, Alberta T9W 2R4

P: 780-842-6144 F: 780-842-3255



  1. Homestay Host Family Application is online.
  2. Homestay Contract
  3. Flyer: Congratulations on your decision
  4. Volunteer Declaration Form
  5. Orientation: Homestay Information Guide For Host Families
    • BTPS-International Student Program provides an orientation before you host a child, a time and location will be made available for you.