Europe 2017

July 15, 2017 to July 26, 2017


Saturday, July 15, 2017

The MD4 and District 4-C4 YEP team, volunteer lions and leos, as well as host families will be at the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) "Welcoming" all European youth exchange students. Lions and Leos will be wearing their club uniforms with club banners for easy identification. Students will be handed off to their respective host families. Host family contract (house rules) will be discussed and signed. "Get to know" and "rest day".

  • Jana Zellweger KL 605 arrive SFO 11:45 AM ( Lions Rufo and Vem -host family)
  • Lucia Nef AA 1824 arrive SFO 02:15 AM* AA delayed flight /lost bagage (Lions George and Marie- host family)
  • Raphaelle Van Der Meersch LH 458 arrive SFO 7:05 PM ( Lions George and Marie- host family)
  • Isolde Vangilbergen LH 458 arrive SFO 7:05 PM ( Lions Rufo and Vem- host family)
  • Sofia Liponen FL 7889 arrive SFO 7:39 PM ( Lions Rufo and Vem- host family)

Sunday, July 16, 2017


SF Host, SF Buddha, and SF Dynamic Lions Clubs

Membership drive at Crystal Springs.


Welcome Pot Luck BBQ/Party at Lions Rufo ( SF Fil-Am LC)and Vem's ( SF Nueva Vizcaya LC) residence.

District YEP orientation. Lion/Leo volunteers and host families are welcome to attend.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Lion Fernando Briosos ( SF Aeta LC)

SF City Hall tour, SF Public Library tour, Asian Art Museum tour, and walk around the vicinity

Mission Dolores, Mission District, Embarcadero, Ferry Building, Fisherman's Wharf

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Students will be be pick up at Lions Rufo's house by Lion Roger Cayabyab( SF Host) at 8:00 AM.

Lion Roger ( SF Host)- Lions Insight of CA and NV volunteering and Tour in AM c/o Lion PID Dr Bill Inaacconne and PDG Linda Griffin (4-C3), Possible Jelly Belly Tour in the afternoon.At 7:30 PM , at AT & T Park to watch the Giants VS Cleveland , tickets c/o Lions Alvin and Angie Louie (SF Unified). Students will be drop to their respective host families by Lion Roger.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Lion Manny Paje cp 650-4384516( SF Host LC) will pick up students from their host families and drop them to downtown SF (Powell Station/Hallide Plaza at 10:00 AM. Lion Rhodora David - CP 650-219-6401 ( SF Dynamic) . Lion Rhodora will Tour SF through SF Public transportation-Cable Car Ride to Fisherman's wharf with multiple stops such as Lombard St/Crookedest St, etc.Fisherman's Wharf, Pier 39, etc.> Lion Manny will pick-up the students from the designated place /Powell Station/Hallide Plaza with Lion Rhodora., and will drop them to their respective host families.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Lion August (SF Fil-Am LC) will pick up the students at 07:30 from their respective host families.


Tour of the Genentech campus in South San Francisco, courtesy of Lions Calvin (Millbrae LC) and Scot (San Carlos LC). Students will receive a tour of the Genentech commercial training areas within it's GateWay campus, as well as a background/history of the company and tour of Lion Scot's research lab and the production facilities in the main campus.


After picking up Lion Paul (SF Fil-Am LC), students will be allowed to roam the San Francisco Japantown area and have a light snack.


Students will be dropped off at Lion Rufo's (SF Fil-Am LC) house for a half rest day.


Lion Clinton (SF Nueva Vizcaya LC) will pick up the girls for a game of bowling at Sea Bowl in Pacifica. Pacifica Beach.He will then drop them off at their respective host families.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Lions DG Mario and Rose Benevente ( San Bruno ) will pick up the students from their respective host families and will bring them to Great America Amusement Park. Possible stop over to Stanford University , etc. In the evening, dinner sponsored by Lions Conn and Uni Buckley ( SF Host).Lions DG and Rose will drop the students to their respective host families.

Saturday, July 22, 2017


Lions Jun and Luisa (SF Fil-Am LC) and Lion George (SF Supreme LC) will take the students to the Millbrae Lions Club's Relay for Life, courtesy of Lion Calvin (Millbrae LC).


Lions Jun, August, and Paul (SF Fil-Am LC) and Lion George (SF Supreme LC) will take the students to Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park to feed the ducks and rent a paddle boat to go around the lake. They will then bike across (or walk along, if unwilling) the Golden Gate Bridge. The day finishes with dinner at Tanforan mall.

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Lions Rufo (SF Fil-Am LC) and Vem (SF Nueva Vizcaya) Macaraeg and Lions George and Marie Poon (SF Supreme LC) will go to Santa Cruz: Beach Boardwalk and Mystery Spot

Monday, July 24, 2017

Lions Michael (Silicon Valley Cyber LC) & PDG Macy (SF Chinatown LC) Chan will bring students to Silicon Valley (headquarters of YouTube, Facebook, Google, Apple, Stanford), and the Monterey Scenic Drive and Carmel-by-the-Sea.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017-

Lion August (SF Fil-Am LC) will pick up students at Lion Rufo's house at 10:30.

11:45-12:00 Visit to the US Post Office to mail postcards to friends and family.

12:00-12:15 Pick up Lion Paul (SF Fil-Am LC)

12:15-13:00 Picture taking and hike up Twin Peaks

13:00-15:30 Shopping at Westfield mall

15:30-18:45 Shopping around general Powell and Union Square area

19:15 Students dropped off at Lion Rufo's house for dinner

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Lion Luisa ( SF Fil-AM LC) host families will bring students to SFO.

Departure at SFO ( Pls see flight schedule)

Host Families

Lions Rufo and Vem Macaraeg (SF Fil-Am and SF Nueva Vizcaya Lions Clubs)

Sofia Lipponen

Isolde Vangilbergen

Jana Zellweger

Lions George and Marie Poon (SF Supreme Lions Club)

Raphaelle Van Der Meersch

Lucia Alonso Nef