Get Ready for the Experience of a Lifetime!

In 2017, CISV Jacksonville offered these programs all over the world.

Program (click for details) Ages (click to check birthdates)  2017 Programs
Village* 11 years old London, Canada   June 30 to July 27, 2017
Lisbon, Portugal   June 30 to July 27, 2017
Cincinnati, OH     June 24 to July 21, 2017
Interchange* 12-13 years old Prague, Czech Republic
Host : June 24 to July 11, 2017
Travel: July 13 to July 30, 2017
Step-Up* 14 years old Ferrara, Italy – July 7 to July 29, 2017
Madrid, Spain – July 7 to July 29, 2017
Interchange* 14-15 years old Malmo, Sweden
Host : June 24 to July 12, 2017
Travel: July 14 to Aug 1, 2017
Youth Meeting* 16-18 years old Galicia, Spain   July 28 to Aug 11, 2017
Denver, Colorado July 15 to Aug 30, 2017
Lappeenranta, Finland July 2 to July 9, 2017
 Junior Counselor 16-17 years old Cincinnati, OH   June 24 to July 21, 2017 (Male) Belgie, Belgium July 7 to Aug 3, 2017 (Female)
Seminar Camp 17-18 years old San Salvador, El Salvador   July 3 to July 23, 2017 Cortina, Italy                    June 17 to July 7, 2017
Tel Aviv, Israel                  July 14 to Aug 3, 2017
International People’s Project 19+ See cisv.org for locations & dates

Adult leader opportunities available

Winter Opportunities
Step-Up* 14 years old     Lima, Peru   Dec 27, 2017 to Jan 18, 2018
Youth Meeting 14-15 years old     Lisbon, Portugal   Dec 27, 2017 to Jan 3, 2018


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How much does it cost?

Costs are approximately $1700-$1900 + travel; partial scholarships may be available, based on need. If you have questions about a specific program, please e-mail us and we can let you know what to expect.

At home and away

Most programs are international but we also have local community-based programs close to home and an active youth-led Junior Branch, which is a great way to be involved in local activities.

Safe in our hands

The safety of your child is paramount. With over 60 years experience of running camp-based programs, you can be assured your child is safe with us. Read more about child safety and protection in CISV.

Goals for Participants and Volunteers

  • To provide participants with experiences requiring cross-cultural cooperation in a natural setting
  • To provide participants with knowledge and experience about everyday life in another culture
  • To develop the ability to behave constructively and flexibly when interacting with persons of another culture
  • To develop skills in resolving conflict without violence
  • To stimulate a desire to work actively for peace
  • To provide a source of leadership for creating national and global communities respectful of cultural diversity, human rights and our physical environment
  • To develop a sense of personal responsibility for family, community and national behavior

Questions? Please e-mail us. We are happy to help.