Holly Chapman packs some warm gear for her two months in Canada.
Holly Chapman packs some warm gear for her two months in Canada. Brenda Strong

Holly exchanges warmth for Canada

TANNUM Sands local Holly Chapman is preparing for the next big adventure in her life.

She is heading to Canada in November on exchange and is going crazy with excitement.

“I am getting really excited. I think it will be really good but it will be freezing weather,” Miss Chapman said.

Having many friends that have done an exchange program, Miss Chapman got the idea from them.

“My friends told me to try it out and go overseas and I have always wanted to travel,” she said.

Originally going to Sweden, Miss Chapman changed her mind for Canada as it will be winter and she has never had the chance to see snow.

She will stay in Canada around Ontario and Ottawa while studying at school, living with her host family and playing traditional Canadian sports like ice hockey.

Her mother will then join her for a whirlwind tour of the country.

“I am just expecting it to be good, but really different,” she said.

Miss Chapman applied for a short-term stay of two months through the World Education Program Australia.

For more information on exchange you can head to www.wep.org.au.



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