CISV Maine

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Selection Day

February 5, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

What: Required day of interviews, lunch and activities for youth and adults who have submitted applications (application deadline Feb 1st) to participate in Summer 2023 CISV programs.  For info and applications, click here

When: Sunday Feb 5,2023 9am-430pm (see below regarding when YOU should arrive)

Who: Youth and leader applicants–starting at your interview until 430pm, Parents of delegates: 330-430pm

Where: Old Town/Orono Y     **PLEASE RSVP, including if dietary restrictions, by 1/30/23

Why: Participating in CISV is unique and intensive and we have only a few spots for each program we offer, so a thorough and thoughtful (and fun!) selection process is what is done in each chapter across the US.  It used to be also with an overnight, but now we just do one day!

CISV Selection Day Schedule 

850-9am–Leaders, Junior Counselors, Fortnight applicants arrive

Leader, JC, Fortnight Interviews-9-10am

950-10am Step up families arrive

Interviews, plus training component, 10am-noon

1030am–Village and YM families arrive

Village and Youth meeting interviews (approx 30 min per delegate): 1030-noon

10-12noon–Leaders, JCs, Fortnight Applicants training

1130-noon–Step Up applicants, Step up Chairs–join with above group

12-1pm–Lunch provided-Pizza, salad, fruit, dessert (please notify us of dietary restrictions)

1-430pm–CISV Activities (all leaders, JCs, Fortnight, delegates participating. Selection members observing) 

330-430pm Parent Orientation meeting-separate–required

430pm–Dismissal –Thank you!

**Plan is to notify all applicants the results of Selection by Feb 9th.  For those accepted, deposit of $500 is required by 2/12/23 to secure your spot.  Leaders too, though no deposit required.  Reminder–scholarships are available and need to be requested now. For information and application, click here


February 5, 2023
9:00 am - 4:30 pm


Old Town YMCA
472 Stillwater Ave.
Old Town, ME 04468 United States
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(207) 827-9622