Written by Rosie GH

Petra Opekarova

Petra Opekarova by Rosie GH

Home Country: Czech Republic

Host Community: Hampton Beach, New Hampshire

Petra is no stranger to the Summer Work Travel program, but she said that her time as an Ambassador Scholar brought a new perspective to the program. Petra easily made friends in her community and was a joy to everyone around her. As a young woman passionate about physical health and community, Petra married both interests and inspired others to volunteer by leading by example. Learn more about Petra’s time in the United States in the video below: