*Note: Adult leaders are (21+) for all programs

Village (Age 11)

2 boys / 2 girls / 1 leader of either gender.

Buenos Aires, Argentina

December 28, 2019 – January 24, 2020
Program #: V-2019-001

Seoul, South Korea

July 12 – August 8, 2019
Program #: V-2019-035

Bursa, Turkey

June 21 – July 18, 2019
Program #: V-2019-055

Application Instructions
Application for Village
Financial Aid Application

Interchange (Age 12-13)

3 boys / 3 girls / 1 leader of either gender.

Interchange with Italy – July, 2019

USA hosts delegation from Italy for two weeks
USA delegation travels to Italy for two weeks

Application Instructions
Application for Interchange
Financial Aid Application

Step Up (Age 14 or 15)

Building leadership skills.

Araquara, Brazil

June 29 – July 21, 2019
Age: 14
2 boys / 2 girls / 1 leader of either gender
Program #: C-2019-004

London, Great Britain

July 19 – August 10, 2019
Age: 15
2 boys / 2 girls / 1 leader of either gender
Program #: C-2019-018

Application Instructions
Application for Step Up
Financial Aid Application

Junior Counselor (Age 16 or 17)

Dobrowa Gornicza, Poland

July 12 – August 8, 2019
Age: 16-17
1 male delegate
Program #: V-2019-048

Atlanta, USA

June 28 – July 25, 2019
Age: 16-17
1 male delegate
Program #: V-2019-057

Application Instructions
Application for Junior Counselor
Financial Aid Application

Youth Meeting

Individual or delegation – depending on age of the delegates.


Chattanooga, USA

June 15 – June 22, 2019
Age: 14-15
Program #: Y-2019-054

Bogota, Colombia

June 29 – July 13, 2019
Age: 16-18
Program #: Y-2019-012

Application Instructions
Application for Youth Meeting
Financial Aid Application

Fortnight (Age 16-18)

Individual, 16 – 18 years old

Austin, Texas

July 22 – August 4th, 2019

Application Instructions
Application for Fortnight
Financial Aid Application

Seminar (Age 17 or 18)

Teens interested in participating in a 17 & 18 year old seminar during the summer of 2019 can apply NOW through December 15th, 2018.
Applicants will need to do the following…
  1. Contact the seminar chapter representative Kay Freyberger at kfreyberger@hotmail.com or 513-509-6241 by November 15th.
  2. Obtain both a letter of reference from someone in CISV and letter of reference from someone outside the chapter by November 15th.
  3. Complete the application in the link below and mail to the national office by December 15th.

Adult Leaders (Age 21 or over)

Adult leaders will be needed for the following opportunities – Village, Interchange, and Step Up.

Application Instructions
Application for Adult Leader
Financial Aid Application

International People’s Project (IPP’s)

Ages 19-99

Upcoming IPPs

Visit CISV International for upcoming International Peoples Projects.

Program Age Requirements!

CISV International provides age appropriate, educationally based Programs. Therefore, Delegates must be the required age listed at least one day between June 1 and August 31 for summer programs or December 1 and January 31 for winter programs to be eligible to apply. Leaders must be 21 by the day they depart for their program.

2019 Program Fees* / ESTIMATES / Subject to Change:

  • $3950 Village and Step Up (includes transportation)
  • $3850 Interchange
  • $1800 Junior Counselor
  • $1800 Youth Meeting 2 Weeks
  • $1500 Youth Meeting 8-day
  • $1500 Fortnight
  • $1900 Seminar

*Need-based financial aid available

CISV is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, independent, non-political volunteer organization.

CISV is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, independent, non-political volunteer organization. We are a global community of dedicated volunteers, creating opportunities for all ages to experience the excitement and enrichment of cultural diversity through our educational programs. We are founded on our belief that peace is possible through friendship – and that the real difference can be made by starting with the children.

Questions???? Please contact us! We’d be glad to help.

Mary Herrington at cincinnati@cisvusa.org for questions about CISV regulations and local chapter
Julie Bassett at julielbassett3@gmail.com for questions about application and selection process
Karen Huelsman at dakahehajo@gmail.com for recruiting questions, new applicants, more information about programs