CISV is an independent, non-political, volunteer organization promoting cross-cultural friendship through a variety of educational programs for youth and adults in 60 countries around the world. Charitable Registration # 13224 8717 RR0001.

CISV Ottawa is on (members only), (public site). Find out more by reading:

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    ** Donate to CISV Ottawa - support our Village to be held in 2020! **


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News & Upcoming Events

  • Still accepting applications for ** one boy for our winter Village (age 11), to Lucknow India Dec 28, 2019 - Jan 24, 2020


Upcoming dates:

  • Aug 16 - 23, National Camp, Toronto - application to be available soon


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2018 Donor Drive, 2020 village fundraising

CISV Ottawa hosted a fabulous Seminar camp in July, 2018. Thank you to all the volunteers who contributed their time and money to make it a success! CISV Ottawa will be hosting our next program - a village - in 2020! We are delighted to accept donations at any time to help pay for the camp costs - rental of the facility, food, transport, staff training, All staff and organizers are 100% volunteers, so your donation goes straight to directly supporting the camp. And of course we are a registered charity so you get a tax receipt for all donations.

A big THANK YOU to the following who donated in support of our Seminar Camp in 2018 - TAK!:

  • Margaret Swail
  • Bruce Klemets and Lorraine McCormack
  • Schryer Family - Claude, Sabrina and Clara

Donate by:

  • e-transfer to, and include your name & address info in the comment, and state that it is a donation! to get a charitable receipt
  • Cheques can be made out to CISV Ottawa, and mailed to: Treasurer, CISV Ottawa, PO Box 1384. Stn B Ottawa, ON K1P 5R4
  • via paypal
  • Canada
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Photos from recent programs

Ecuador Village 2017 Spring mini-camp 2017
Peace Bus 2016 Peace Bus 2016
Step-Up 2016 Local Impact Day Step-Up 2016
Step-Up 2016 Shopping Day Germany Seminar Camp 2016
Monster Village 2014 Monster Village 2014 Vancouver Delegation
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Fall Camp 2013 Newsletter and Video

The Fall Camp 2013 report and video was emailed to the membership. Didn't get it? Maybe you aren't on the mailing list (or maybe your junk email settings ate it). Contact

The video is also linked from Facebook.

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Ecuador Photo Gallery

Bonds that never die , friendships that last a lifetime , cuz this life's too short to live.
Relationships that linger , memories that begin to relapse , cuz moments like these flood the human spirit with eternal nostalgia.

CISV , a nurturing benefit which precedes ever lasting friendships.

Tom Bogdanowicz (click for more pictures)

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Past Events

Spring Camp 2013 was a blast. Check out all the photos and videos for spring camp, movie night, and other events on facebook (facebook registration required).