Get Ready for the Experience of a Lifetime!

CISV Jacksonville is offering following programs in 2018.

Program (click for details) Ages (click to check birthdates)  2017 Programs
Village* 11 years old Mainz/Wiesbaden, Germany – June 29 to July 26, 2018
San Jose dos Campos, Brazil – June 30 to July 27, 2018
San Jose, Costa Rica – Dec 26, 2018 to Jan 22, 2019
Interchange* 12-13 years old Denmark (dates tentative)
Host : July 30 to July 15, 2018
Travel: July 15 to July 30, 2018
Step-Up* 14-15 years old Krakatua, Indonesia – June 30 to July 22, 2018
Sunnhordland, Norway  – June 29 to July 21, 2018
Interchange* 14-15 years old Paris, France (dates tentative)
Host : June 30 to July 14, 2018
Travel: July 15 to July 30, 2018
Youth Meeting* 16-18 years old Queretaro, Mexico    July 6 to July 20, 2018
Maharashtra, India – Dec 27, 2018 to Jan 3, 2019Pittsburgh, PA – July 15 to July 29, 2018
 Junior Counselor 16-17 years old Detroit, Michigan  June 29 to June 26, 2018 (Female)
Seminar Camp 17-18 years old 17 countries – dates in summer 2018 & winter 2018-19
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People’s Project
19+ See for locations & dates

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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.