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 87176 RR0001.

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

Donate Now Through! Fundraising: Francesco CoffeeGrocery Cards, Donations.     ***Ottawa Donor Campaign 2016-2017***


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News & Upcoming Events

  • Program applicants are still needed for Winter Village.

 Upcoming dates:



The 2016-2017 Donor Drive is over the $1900 mark - be a part of it by returning your Donor Form or clicking here.

A big THANK YOU to the following who have donated so far

  • Beth Creary
  • Jane Dunlop and Dennis Trudeau
  • Rob Dunlop
  • The MacRae Family
  • Christopher and Kathleen McKillop
  • John Raynor
  • Carl and Margaret Swail
  • Dr. Janet Still and Dr. Benedykt Syposz

A special mention to those who donated in memoriam and to those who wished to remain anonymous.

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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).




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Fall Camp 2012

The kids had a blast and the activities sounded top notch! Check out some JB Fall Camp 2012 pictures (facebook account required) and video.



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Francesco Coffee Fundraiser

Get your fix & support the next program CISV Ottawa will host! Order your Francesco's coffee (a local roaster) through CISV now! Several coffee types (including fair trade organic) are available as whole beans or ground in 3/4 lb bags. The coffee is roasted and vacuum packaged by Francesco's approximately 2-4 days before it is available for pickup. Proceeds from the order go toward hosting the next CISV Ottawa program.

E-mail Bruce to see if there is coffee available immediately from the most recent order.

Or join the next order, pickup dates are noted on the order form. (payment can be at pickup time)

To learn more about the local roaster Francesco's click here.