Who We Are

The Children's International Learning Centre was established on October 24, 1970, as a volunteer project of the Hamilton-Wentworth United Nations Association. It is a not-for-profit organization supported by admissions, memberships, donations, grants and volunteers.


A world of care and respect for all people and our environment.


Promote respect for diversity and awareness of our world community through guided discovery and interactive artistic programmes.

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Yearly Programme

Festivals of Light – is a yearly programme available November 1st to January 31st.  It is a fun and informative session that provides education and draws connections between the celebrations of the world.

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Other Programmes

Our programmes are current, factual, hands–on, interactive, and complementary to various curriculums and are adaptable to needs of groups.

Admission: Programme fees vary. Call for information.  Staff and Volunteers are always free.

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Volunteering is a valuable experience and we invite you to become part of our CILC community!

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How to Help

If you share our vision and would like to support the Centre, there are many ways you can help! To find out more, visit our Volunteer and Membership pages.