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We are  accepting applications for next summer’s programs.  There are several openings.  The selection date will be January 23.  Submit applications ASAP.

Email Marie at: for more information.  If you need some extra motivation to apply, watch this video!

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Thank you to everyone that braved the cold for the

Setting the Pace for Peace 5K and Family Fun Walk.


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 A beautiful video from our friends at CISV Norway:

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 If you have given to the Annual Appeal, or the Peace of Cake Race, we thank you again.  Please know that your gifts are appreciated.  We want to be sure everyone has the opportunity to support our cornerstone program for peace education and building global friendship. All donors, in-kind, volunteer, and financial, will be recognized in our printed materials for the upcoming year.

Want to learn more or get involved? Contact the president Marie Lachenmeyer at:

We are the Greater Springfield Area chapter of Children’s International Summer Villages – USA