Program Fees

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.

Delegate:                        $2,400

Delegate:                        $1,400


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                                      $ 2,400
Family Membership Fee                    $    125
Application Fee                                 $      35
Child’s Airfare to destination             $    300(example only)
1/4 Leaders Airfare $719/4                $    75

Total (example fee)                            $ 2,935

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)