CISV educates and inspires action for a more just and peaceful world.
We want to inspire people to become fully active members of a peaceful society.
CISV is active in 70 countries and more than 200 cities worldwide. Together we want a peaceful future for all people. On our interactive world map you will find all CISV countries.
Local CISV Ottawa Chapter Team
Get to know the people who act for CISV purposes close to you.
At CISV, experience is based on four so-called content areas.
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CISV offers international and local programs and activities for all ages..
We provide opportunities for youth to participate in international programs around the world. From the age of 11 years up to 99, there is so much to experience!
Local and National Programs and Events
Close to you, you can experience CISV in many ways:
from single events to weekend minicamps and regular monthly meetings.
Current International Programs
A list of invitations for the current year. Are there any programs you are interested in?
Services and Costs
What does it cost?
Which services can be expected?
Would you like to know what other people have experienced with CISV? Participants and parents have summarized their impressions for you.
The Junior Branch (JB) is structured in three levels: local, national and international.
JB Events and Meetings
You are 10 or older? Come to our JB events - we spend our leisure time meaningful and have a lot of fun at the same time!
The local team and the local board are responsible for the activities of the Junior Branch.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Become a CISV Leader
If you feel joy and enthusiasm in working with and for children and want to make new friends around the world, this is what you want to do.
Become Host Family
We are looking for host families that will give children and teenagers from many nations attending our locally hosted camps a home for a weekend.
Become a Chapter Member
Join as a family or an individual today! You are always welcome.
Calendar of Meetings and Events
CISV experiences are fun and exciting.
Come to one of our upcoming meetings or events
and get to know us.
As a non-profit organization, we ask you for your time, money or gifts in kind for more peace and friendship in the world.
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2023 Program, Staff and Leadership Applications
15 November 2022 to 1 February 2023, 12:00 am
Membership for 2023
31 December 2022 to 31 August 2023, 12:00 am
CISV Youth Meeting 2023
29 June 2023 to 6 July 2023, every day
CISV Village 2023
30 June 2023 to 28 July 2023, every day
CISV Seminar Camps
1 July 2023 to 2 December 2023, 12:00 am
7 July 2023 to 3 August 2023, every day
CISV Step Up 2023
8 July 2023 to 30 July 2023, every day
Ottawa-Hosted Youth Meeting 2023
8 July 2023 to 22 July 2023, every day