Philadelphia Area

Peace Corps Association

March in the Independence Day Parade


Become a PAPCA member and receive benefits such as participation in book club and collective giving.

​​Join fellow RPCVs for Happy Hour 

the THIRD THURSDAY of each month!

THURS. July 25- 6pm 

​Irish Pub

2007 Walnut Street


Do you want to try a new cuisine and meet new friends? Join us at our next monthly dinner!

Balkan Express
Saturday, July 13th⋅6pm
2237 Grays Ferry Ave

Connect with PAPCA!


Join PAPCA members is nominating, selecting and supporting a worthy cause in a Peace Corp country. 


PAPCA sponsors regular monthly events and special events throughout the year. Check out our calendar.

To cultivate a community of RPCVs who preserve and promote Peace Corps'

legacy of volunteerism, global citizenship, and cross-cultural understanding.

Join RPCVs and friends & family to march in the Philadelphia 4th of July parade. We have country flags from Peace Corps countries.

You are invited to wear country clothing or Peace Corps gear. You may bring non-RPCV guests (10 years old and older) however, everyone

must be registered using the link below. If you have RPCV friends visiting for the holiday from out of town, feel free to send this on to them.

Deadline to register: Sunday, July 1st.

Who: RPCVs (and friends & family)
What: Marching through the streets of Old City Philadelphia for the annual 4th of July parade. Total route is 1.3 miles of slow walking.
Where: Assemble in Old City – exact location will be sent out closer to the event
When: Thursday, July 4th around 9:30am. (Concluding between 12 & 12:30pm – again, exact time will be sent closer to the event)
Why: To celebrate Peace Corps and because it's fun!
                                                                                                REGISTER HERE!

Our Mission:


Learn about opportunities to work with fellow RPCVS to have an impact right here in Philly.


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501 (c)(3) Fed. ID: 23-2841688 | Affiliate group of the National Peace Corps Association

Join for general NPCA membership (it's free!) and select "Philadelphia Area Peace Corps Association" as your affiliate group to pay the newly decreased $10/year fee for PAPCA!