CISV is a non-profit, volunteer organization. The only fee that is collected is one to offset administrative costs associated with the programs such as: Insurance, leadership training and paperwork. The total cost of hosting the programs is born by the chapter holding the program.
Note: CISV Boston’s fees are subject to change based on fees established by the International governing body, CISV International. Check with a chapter representative to be sure of current costs.
Youth Meeting (8 day) $xxx (Individual)
Youth Meeting (8 day) $xxx(6-person delegation)
Youth Meeting (15 day) $xxx (Individual)
Youth Meeting (15 day) $xxx (6-person delegation
Additionally all families must be members of CISV Boston and there is a membership fee to join our chapter.
The following is an example of the costs that would be expected for a Village Delegate. Travel costs are variable and depend on the program location. It generally costs less to travel domestically than it does overseas. Some programs: Village and Step Up Camp, divide the leaders airfare among the delegates. A typical breakdown of costs for a program that includes an adult leader (i.e. village, interchange and summer camp) is shown below:
Example of the expected Village delegate programs costs:
Program Fee $ 2,168
Family Membership Fee $ 125
Application Fee $ 35
Child’s Airfare to destination $ 719(example only)
1/4 Leaders Airfare $719/4 $ 180
Total (example fee) $ 3,227
Typically parents are allowed to send their children with up to $200 spending money.
There are also some incidental expenditures that arise in preparation for the delegation to travel (Passports, if required, Gifts for host family, t-shirts to trade with other campers etc)