National Mini Camp Committee
The National Mini Camp Committee plans the National Mini Camp – logistics, content, and activities!
This year’s National Mini Camp will take place in Detroit, Michigan from May 24th to May 27th, 2019.
The location of NMC changes from year to year but always takes place on Memorial Day weekend.
- 2019 – Detroit, Michigan
- 2018 – Brandywine Valley, Pennsylvania
- 2017 – Austin, San Antonio, Texas
- 2016 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- 2015 – Smoky Mountain, Tennessee
- 2014 – Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas
- 2013 – Detroit, Michigan
- 2012 – Brandywine Valley, Pennsylvania
- 2011 – San Francisco, California
- 2010 – Cincinnati, Ohio
- 2009 – Atlanta, Georgia
Meet the Committee!
Dani Gurevitch is a graduate from the University of Colorado Boulder and the current NMCC Chair. She graduated with a B.A. in Environmental Studies, a minor in Political Science, and a minor in Space. She has been a part of the Atlanta Area chapter since she went to village in 2008, and has become involved with the Rocky Mountain Denver chapter in the past few years as well. In addition to participating in international programs, leading a village delegation, and serving on her local JB, Dani was elected to the NJBoT in 2014 and selected for the NMCC in 2015. Outside of CISV, Dani likes to play board games, listen to music, spend time outside, crochet, eat breakfast food at any time of day, and travel. She is also learning how to juggle in her spare time. She is very excited to become involved in JB USA again as NMCC Chair!
Ryan Lee is currently a freshman at the University of Virginia (national champs!!) and undecided about a major. She is from the Washington D.C. chapter, where she has served as secretary and Co-LJR in the past. Ryan has been involved in CISV since she was 11 years old and most recently attended a seminar in Bergen, Norway this past summer. Alongside CISV, Ryan plays the viola in the Charlottesville Symphony and UVA chamber ensembles, and is part of UVA’s University Programs Council cinema committee. In her free time, Ryan enjoys exploring places to try new foods, traveling, reading, and obsessively writing important dates in her agenda. She’s so excited to be on NMCC this year and meet everyone in May!
My name is Duncan Howell and I am a senior in high school from the maine chapter. I am Co-LJR for my chapter and have served on the NSP working group. I have done interchange to Austria, step up to Italy, JC to Colombia and a YM to Boston. Outside of CISV I play jazz trombone, (and magic the gathering with my friends). I also have a strange addiction to seltzer water. Anyways I’m really excited for NMC I can’t wait to see you all there!
Hailey is a sophomore at Taylor Allderdice High School in Pittsburgh, PA. Outside of CISV, Hailey enjoys dancing, riding horses, and spending time with her friends. She has been involved in CISV since she was 13, and has traveled to many amazing places and met even more amazing people. She loves listening to new types of music, binge watching bad TV, and learning languages. One of her favorite parts of CISV is lullaby time, and she can’t wait to meet (and sing with) all of you at NMC 2020!
a part of the CISV New York chapter and has been involved in CISV
since she was 12, attending local mini-camps, and went on her first
program in the summer of 2019 to Austin, Texas for a two-week program.
Paradise has also been apart of CISV NY’s mini-camp planning committee
since 2018. While cannot wait to travel abroad for future programs,
she loves New York tons and can usually be found outside, traveling in
the city streets. Outside of CISV, she is apart of a social justice
organization for girls in New York, loves to read books, and spend
time with her two dogs. Paradise is extremely passionate about CISV,
and cannot wait to plan an amazing national mini-camp!
Hi I’m Hugie!