Event calendar

    • Friday, May 26, 2017
    • 8:30 AM
    • Monday, May 29, 2017
    • 9:00 PM
    • San Antonio, TX
    Registration is closed

    Every Memorial Day weekend, JB USA hosts the National Mini Camp. This weekend brings together JBers from JB USA to participate in fun, educational activities that celebrate the CISV philosophy and provide an opportunity for youth to learn, grow, have fun, and build friendships. National Mini Camp is open to all JBers, age 11-25. The activities will be structured around our four educational content areas: sustainable development, diversity, conflict and resolution, and human rights. 

    • Sunday, June 18, 2017
    • 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Queen's Chapel United Methodist Church 7410 Old Muirkirk Road, Beltsville MD 20705


    Our annual summer send-off dinner continues as we bid bon voyage to  45 young delegates to 12 countries around the world to promote peace.


    Be sure to purchase your tickets in advance! The price increases at the door and online after June 4, 2017.

    • Sunday, June 25, 2017
    • Saturday, July 22, 2017
    • Amman, Jordan
    Registration is closed

    The Village program is a four-week international camp. Twelve countries come together at a campsite somewhere in the world. Each delegation consists of two boys and two girls (age 11), and one adult leader. In addition, four Staff and six international Junior Counselors (age 16-17) participate in this multicultural camp, featuring a mix of educational, cultural, musical, art, and sport activities - all emphasizing cooperative living.

    • Friday, June 30, 2017
    • Saturday, July 22, 2017
    • Tromso, Norway
    Registration is closed

    The Step Up is a three-week international camp for delegations of four youth age 13-15. The program is very similar to the Village concept, but is structured to allow youth to have a greater role in planning activities, and is aimed at slightly older children. This is a multi-cultural camp, which develops a particular theme through international activities and discussions. The emphasis is on youth leadership through adult facilitation.


    • Saturday, July 01, 2017
    • Saturday, July 15, 2017
    • Quezon City, Philippines
    Registration is closed

    A Youth Meeting is for those aged 12+. They are shorter camps that enable CISVers to re-enforce values presented in CISV Programmes and to build skills in leadership and organisation.

    This type of short camp is organized to provide an opportunity for young people to explore important intercultural issues and promote continued CISV participation at all ages!

    The Youth Meeting evolved from local mini-camps arranged by many chapters as great weekend activities for past and future participants in other CISV programs. These proved so successful that their duration was increased during major school holidays. Finally, these camps became first national and then international, and their programme content was developed accordingly - until it evolved into the Youth Meeting that we now have today!


    • Friday, July 07, 2017
    • Thursday, August 03, 2017
    • Trento, Italy
    Registration is closed

    The Village program is a four-week international camp. Twelve countries come together at a campsite somewhere in the world. Each delegation consists of two boys and two girls (age 11), and one adult leader. In addition, four Staff and six international Junior Counselors (age 16-17) participate in this multicultural camp, featuring a mix of educational, cultural, musical, art, and sport activities - all emphasizing cooperative living.

    • Saturday, July 08, 2017
    • Friday, July 28, 2017
    • Geneva, Switzerland
    Registration is closed

    Seminar Camp is a 3-week multicultural experience for 17 and 18 year olds. The camp of 30-35 participants from many nations creates an environment of sharing ideas, concerns and living together as a community with the support of an international staff. Youth are encouraged to discover and form opinions about individual, international and intercultural matters. The Seminar Camp fosters interest in the world as a whole and develops a sense of responsibility for its peaceful survival. This unique program allows participants to create the camp and its goals with the help and guidance of the staff. During the camp participants:

    • look at the world as a whole, and discuss important and timely issues from perspectives of different cultures and nations,
    • learn about like minded organizations with which they might work for common goals,
    • accept conflicts as part of daily life, and learn to resolve them, and
    • appreciate and carry out the responsibilities of group living, learning about cooperation and leadership.

    Seminar Camp delegates do not participate as a delegation from a single chapter. No more than 4 delegates from any one nation may attend a single Seminar Camp, thus ensuring a wide diversity of cultures and points of view.



    • Saturday, July 08, 2017
    • Friday, July 28, 2017
    • Londrina, Brazil
    Registration is closed

    Seminar Camp is a 3-week multicultural experience for 17 and 18 year olds. The camp of 30-35 participants from many nations creates an environment of sharing ideas, concerns and living together as a community with the support of an international staff. Youth are encouraged to discover and form opinions about individual, international and intercultural matters. The Seminar Camp fosters interest in the world as a whole and develops a sense of responsibility for its peaceful survival. This unique program allows participants to create the camp and its goals with the help and guidance of the staff. During the camp participants:

    • look at the world as a whole, and discuss important and timely issues from perspectives of different cultures and nations,
    • learn about like minded organizations with which they might work for common goals,
    • accept conflicts as part of daily life, and learn to resolve them, and
    • appreciate and carry out the responsibilities of group living, learning about cooperation and leadership.

    Seminar Camp delegates do not participate as a delegation from a single chapter. No more than 4 delegates from any one nation may attend a single Seminar Camp, thus ensuring a wide diversity of cultures and points of view.



    • Saturday, July 08, 2017
    • Sunday, July 30, 2017
    • Belo Horizonte, Brazil
    Registration is closed

    The Step Up is a three-week international camp for delegations of four youth age 13-15. The program is very similar to the Village concept, but is structured to allow youth to have a greater role in planning activities, and is aimed at slightly older children. This is a multi-cultural camp, which develops a particular theme through international activities and discussions. The emphasis is on youth leadership through adult facilitation.


    • Friday, July 14, 2017
    • Thursday, August 10, 2017
    • New York, New York
    Registration is closed

    The Village program is a four-week international camp. Twelve countries come together at a campsite somewhere in the world. Each delegation consists of two boys and two girls (age 11), and one adult leader. In addition, four Staff and six international Junior Counselors (age 16-17) participate in this multicultural camp, featuring a mix of educational, cultural, musical, art, and sport activities - all emphasizing cooperative living.


    • Saturday, July 15, 2017
    • Tuesday, August 15, 2017
    • Hamburg, Germany
    Registration is closed

    The Interchange program is a bilateral, family centered exchange between two international CISV chapters for youth (ages 12-15). The delegation of up to five girls and five boys, plus an adult leader reciprocally hosts a partner of the same age and gender with similar interests for two to four weeks. This program encourages a deeper understanding of another culture by enabling young people to live as family members. Group activities involving both delegations are a vital component of the Interchange program.





    • Friday, July 21, 2017
    • Thursday, August 17, 2017
    • Netherlands, Netherlands
    Registration is closed

    The Village program is a four-week international camp. Twelve countries come together at a campsite somewhere in the world. Each delegation consists of two boys and two girls (age 11), and one adult leader. In addition, four Staff and six international Junior Counselors (age 16-17) participate in this multicultural camp, featuring a mix of educational, cultural, musical, art, and sport activities - all emphasizing cooperative living.


    • Saturday, July 22, 2017
    • Friday, August 11, 2017
    • Madrid, Spain
    Registration is closed

    Seminar Camp is a 3-week multicultural experience for 17 and 18 year olds. The camp of 30-35 participants from many nations creates an environment of sharing ideas, concerns and living together as a community with the support of an international staff. Youth are encouraged to discover and form opinions about individual, international and intercultural matters. The Seminar Camp fosters interest in the world as a whole and develops a sense of responsibility for its peaceful survival. This unique program allows participants to create the camp and its goals with the help and guidance of the staff. During the camp participants:

    • look at the world as a whole, and discuss important and timely issues from perspectives of different cultures and nations,
    • learn about like minded organizations with which they might work for common goals,
    • accept conflicts as part of daily life, and learn to resolve them, and
    • appreciate and carry out the responsibilities of group living, learning about cooperation and leadership.

    Seminar Camp delegates do not participate as a delegation from a single chapter. No more than 4 delegates from any one nation may attend a single Seminar Camp, thus ensuring a wide diversity of cultures and points of view.



    • Sunday, July 30, 2017
    • Saturday, August 26, 2017
    • Kansai, Japan
    Registration is closed

    The Village program is a four-week international camp. Twelve countries come together at a campsite somewhere in the world. Each delegation consists of two boys and two girls (age 11), and one adult leader. In addition, four Staff and six international Junior Counselors (age 16-17) participate in this multicultural camp, featuring a mix of educational, cultural, musical, art, and sport activities - all emphasizing cooperative living.

    • Wednesday, December 27, 2017
    • Wednesday, January 03, 2018
    • Alsace, France
    Registration is closed


    A Youth Meeting is for those aged 12+. They are shorter camps that enable CISVers to re-enforce values presented in CISV Programs and to build skills in leadership and organisation.

    This type of short camp is organized to provide an opportunity for young people to explore important intercultural issues and promote continued CISV participation at all ages!

    The Youth Meeting evolved from local mini-camps arranged by many chapters as great weekend activities for past and future participants in other CISV programs. These proved so successful that their duration was increased during major school holidays. Finally, these camps became first national and then international, and their programme content was developed accordingly - until it evolved into the Youth Meeting that we now have today!


    • Thursday, December 28, 2017
    • Wednesday, January 03, 2018
    • Maharashtra, India

    A Youth Meeting is for those aged 12+. They are shorter camps that enable CISVers to re-enforce values presented in CISV Programmes and to build skills in leadership and organisation.

    This type of short camp is organized to provide an opportunity for young people to explore important intercultural issues and promote continued CISV participation at all ages!

    The Youth Meeting evolved from local mini-camps arranged by many chapters as great weekend activities for past and future participants in other CISV programs. These proved so successful that their duration was increased during major school holidays. Finally, these camps became first national and then international, and their programme content was developed accordingly - until it evolved into the Youth Meeting that we now have today!


Past events

Friday, April 28, 2017 Chaperones - Northeast Regional Mini-Camp (NERMC)
Friday, April 28, 2017 Participants - Northeast Regional Mini-Camp (NERMC)
Saturday, April 22, 2017 Junior Branch at the US Holocaust Museum
Saturday, March 18, 2017 3rd Annual JB Lock-In
Sunday, March 12, 2017 Board Meeting
Sunday, March 12, 2017 1st Delegation Meeting
Saturday, February 25, 2017 Local Leadership Training
Friday, December 09, 2016 2016 Winter Mini-Camp
Tuesday, October 04, 2016 Leader/Staff Application

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