The Haddonfield Japanese Exchange (HJE) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that promotes an annual exchange program between students from Haddonfield and Kasukabe, Japan.  In alternating summers, about 15-20 students (and chaperones) from Japan and the U.S. visit one another and stay with host families. 
    • Make international and lifelong friends.
    • Learn about other cultures.
    • You don't have to know Japanese!

Trip of a Lifetime
    • "The trip of a lifetime" to Japan has been a hugely positive experience for so many students and their families.  
    • Students are responsible for round-trip airfare and souvenir money. All other expenses and activities are covered by our fundraising efforts. 
    • The trip is open to high school and current 8th grade students who are Haddonfield residents. The Japanese students who visit are typically juniors and seniors from the all-girl Kasukabe High School.  

About Us
The HJE was started in 2006 by retired Philadelphia teacher Bill Brown. This international exchange has been a labor of love for Mr. Brown, who has been leading the trips to Japan and in America for almost a decade.