For this new program of CISV USA, one person aged 16-18 will be chosen by each of the 24 chapters in the USA to participate in a two-week camp in Pittsburgh from July 15-29, 2018. One focus of the camp will be on discussing what it means to be from the USA, and how people from CISV USA can counter stereotypes of Americans.

Fort Night in Pittsburgh, PA, Two week program from July 15 – 29, 2018

One 16-18 year old male or female from each Chapter
Participants’ Birthday must be on or between June 2, 2000 – August 31, 2002

Fortnight Overview

5 Steps to Apply

STEP 1   Chapter Membership Application 

All delegation applicants must have a family membership valid through 2019. The membership and application fee payments can be made online.

  • Application Fee and 2 Year Membership rate will be $120 for new members or members whose membership ends in 2017. The form is available for download at CISV Smoky Mountain Membership Form or to complete online.


  • Application Fee and 1 Year Membership renewal (through 2019) the rate will be $75.  To extend your membership by 1 year – follow these steps.
    • Login Here
    • Click On  Change Membership Level


STEP 2  Complete the following forms:


STEP 3  References – Print out TWO Youth Delegate Reference Form

Only adults who know the applicant well should submit youth references. One must be a teacher, counselor, or other school official. If home-schooled, one must be an adult leader, coach, or sponsor of some activity in which the applicant participates (e.g. scouts, swim team, church youth group, dance class, etc.).  Reference forms must be received by December 1, 2017.

STEP 4  Parent(s) should sign and submit the Acknowledgements And Agreements for Program Applications 

STEP 5  Email documents to Forms may be hand-delivered at any of the Fun Days.