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    Default Is anyone familiar with CISV (Children's International Summer Villages)?

    Is anyone familiar with CISV (Children's International Summer Villages)?
    I met someone recently who suggested I look into CISV for my children. Her children participated in this group years ago and said it was a great experience.
    I looked online and didn't see any religious connection.
    I also searched SHS, but found no threads about the organization.
    TIA
    7th grade (our fourth year homeschooling)
    Dumplett (girl - age 12) and Wombat (boy - age 12)

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    I am no help other than you've triggered a memory. I grew up with a bunch of kids who went, way back in the 70s though. Just looked at their website and I swear their logo has not changed.

    ETA: Michigan City link.
    Year five! Singleton 7th grade dd. Science and history with all other subjects supporting 'em. Eclectic-ish.

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    I looked at the entry on Wikipedia. They are partnered with the UN. There is some interesting history.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CISV_International

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    Quote Originally Posted by fastweedpuller View Post
    I am no help other than you've triggered a memory. I grew up with a bunch of kids who went, way back in the 70s though. Just looked at their website and I swear their logo has not changed.

    ETA: Michigan City link.
    Yes, the woman who told me about them is from Beverly Shores. Her, now adult, children attended the MC chapter. When I checked their site, it didn't look like there has been much activity.
    7th grade (our fourth year homeschooling)
    Dumplett (girl - age 12) and Wombat (boy - age 12)

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Is anyone familiar with CISV (Children's International Summer Villages)?