CISV Themes 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). Find out more by reading our Frequently Asked Questions, watching a 1 minute promo clip or viewing a PowerPoint presentation. View or download the CISV Passport, or brochure (large download) in english or french.

Donate Now Through CanadaHelps.org! Fundraising: Donations, Francesco CoffeeGrocery Cards, Time Capsule

 

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News & Upcoming Events

If you lent blankets to the Monster Village this past summer, and would like them back, please contact Jane Dunlop.

 

Fall Mini Camp is October 3-5. Registration is closed since the registration limit has been reached. Log in to download the precamp.
This year's theme will be... (drumroll please)... ANIMAL KINGDOM!!!

Adults volunteering and leaders need a police check.

 

Leadership opportunities are available for the 2015 summer programs: Village Programs (for 11 year olds), Interchange (12-13yrs), or International Step-Up Camps (14-15 yrs). If you are interested in leadership, please email leadership.chair, or Register on the web site and indicate your interest.

 

Next Board Meeting is Tuesday Oct 14th at 7pm. Board Meetings are usually held on the first Tuesday of every month at 7pm at the home of Christopher Duschenes, the new chapter chair. If you would like to participate in the board, and help to keep CISV going strong in Ottawa, please contact chair@cisvottawa.ca.

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A big thanks

to everyone who has donated to CISV through our ongoing donor drive and CISV Diversity Village 2014 campaign.

We would like to recognize the following donors.

  • Gordon Abry
  • Scott Ackwood
  • Rob Adriaanse and Monika Torok
  • Sweta Agrawal
  • The Beauchesne Family
  • The Bellefeuille Family
  • Coreen Blackburn
  • Greg Bonser & Twyla Kowalenko
  • Pascale Bourassa
  • Barbara Byrne
  • Anders Carson & Vicki Stevenson
  • Tim Clark
  • Vicky Compton
  • Elizabeth Creary
  • Dave and Sharon Crowe
  • Caroline Davey
  • David and Anne Davey
  • Patricia M Deline
  • Sarah Deline
  • Roderick M Douglas
  • Mike Douglas-Hecker
  • Chantal Dubois & Family
  • Heather Dunbar & Keith Butt
  • Judy Dunlop
  • Rob and Nancy Dunlop
  • Kiran, Mesha, Vani & Kirk
  • Alan P Farris
  • fidentica corporation
  • Elaine Fortune
  • Jennifer Galpin
  • Norbert Gaudet
  • Linda Graupner
  • Matt Hawkins
  • Jay Heins
  • Frank Hendriksen
  • Karin Hendriksen
  • Katrien Hendriksen
  • Sara Hendriksen
  • Iain Hutchinson
  • Gregoire Jodouin
  • Barbara Johnson
  • Steve Keeler
  • Everett Keogh
  • Ina Keogh
  • Jane Keogh
  • Mary Keogh
  • Stephen Keogh
  • A. Kowalenko & Associates Inc
  • St-Jean/Kavanagh Family
  • Stanley Kurylowicz
  • Tom and Sally LeFeuvre
  • Lorraine Levesque
  • Noah, Anna & Bekah
  • Bernie Martin
  • Sue McGarvie
  • Joanne McGoldrick
  • Katherine Melanson
  • Michelle Meyer
  • Sharmila  Mhatre
  • Janet Michel
  • Tony Michel & Jane LeFeuvre
  • Trixie Mitchell
  • John Mohney
  • Frances Monaghan
  • Byrne and Ann Mulvihill
  • Donna L Nalls
  • Wouter Oudemans
  • Catherine Paris
  • Jasna Piljak
  • Debbie Poisson
  • Jillian B Polson & Wellington
  • Elizabeth Rankin
  • Scott Robertson
  • Jaap and Maria Schouten
  • J G Sheridan
  • Leslie E. Smeeton
  • Victoria Storaas
  • Dr. Benedykt Syposz and Dr. Janet Still
  • Denis Trudeau and Jane Dunlop
  • Paul Wertman
  • Colleen & Jeff Westeinde & Family
  • Nancy Gardiner White

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

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Own a Beautiful CISV Souvenir Time Capsule

These locally made maple and pine wood time capsules make a wonderful home stay gift, gift for a special leader, Village or Step-Up staff gift, souvenir for your delegate, interchange partner, or your family or, a thank you for a significant contribution to your chapter.

Each time capsule is embedded with a metal screw top cylinder that holds a scroll where you can record your favourite CISV memories or your fellow delegates’ names. Click here to view photo of time capsule mechanism, or a personalized time capsule.

Two sizes are available (prices include tax.)  Large 7.5cm $25.00, Small 5cm, $15.00

Place your order by filling out this form. Please contact treasurer@cisvottawa.ca if you require further information. THANK YOU!

We are pleased to be able to share this fundraiser with other Canadian chapters (click here for details)

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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 web@cisvottawa.ca

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).