Photo Gallery


Stay tuned for the Belvidere Sister Cities Photo Gallery for exciting pictures from our past events and students' trips abroad.

Our Programs

Since 1988 the Sister Cities Association of Belvidere has been an active, engaged member of Sister Cities International. Over the past 20 years scores of volunteers have worked to establish and nurture relationships with our two sister cities: Schwieberdingen, Germany and Vaux-le-Pénil, France.


Exchange Program

For two weeks each summer, four Boone County teenagers experience life in one of our sister cities through participation in our youth exchange home stay program. In a reciprocal arrangement, teenagers from our sister cities are then welcomed into our community to experience life here.


Young Artists' Competition

A local art contest is held in March to select a work of art, created by a Boone County teenager, to enter into the Sister Cities International competition in Washington, D.C.