CISV is a non-profit, volunteer organization. The fee that is collected is 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.
|Individual:||$1,400 (flight included)|
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:
|Family Membership Fee||$125|
|Child’s Airfare to destination||$719 (example only)|
|1/4 Leader’s Airfare ($719/4)||$179.75|
|Total (with example flight cost)||$3,458,75|
*Application fee can be waived for CISV Boston member and volunteers.
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)