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Semana Santa


To celebrate Semana Santa (Holy Week) is a very important tradition in Costa Rican culture. In Costa Rica, in addition to the religious activities, Semana…

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La Mejenga


La Mejenga (Pick-Up Soccer) By Owen and Jimmy At FUDEBIOL, we have a tradition every Wednesday of playing a game of Mejenga at the soccer…

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Manzanitas de Coco Recipe


By Jade, Nolan, and Owen This past week, we got a taste of Costa Rican culture – literally! The cooks of ASOFEQUE invited us into…

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Community Service Work


By Pia, Owen, and October Here at FUDEBIOL, we just finished our first full week of community service work! We rotated groups on Sunday, and…

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Get to Know Our Volunteers


This week, we drove four hours from Turrialba to FUDEBIOL, which will be our home for the next six weeks. FUDEBIOL is a reserve committed…

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Limiting Our Ecological Footprint


With the theme of our gap program being conservation and climate change, it is only appropriate that we are taking every precaution to make sure…

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A Day in the Life


A Day in the Life By Ava M. First, we wake up at six in the morning. Then, some of us go for a walk.…

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Conservation and Climate Change


Conservation and Climate Change by Valerie D. Water, air, and soil are elements that we all need to live. Climate change is increasing, and it…

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Pura Vida, Puros Amigos


A SNEAK PEAK OF THE FIRST TWO WEEKS // UNA PINCELADA DE LAS PRIMERAS DOS SEMANAS A VIEW FROM PACUARE RIVER LODGE by October K.…

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We're hiring part-time summer roles and year-long AmeriCorps VISTA members! Find out more at the Work With Us link in our bio.

We're hiring part-time summer roles and year-long AmeriCorps VISTA members! Find out more at the Work With Us link in our bio. ...

On the Colorado: Western Slope Project this summer, visit places like Mesa Verde National Park, Great Sand Dunes National Park, Lizard Head Recreation Area, and the Uncompaghre Wilderness!

RSVP for Wednesday's info session about Colorado programs at the link in our bio.

On the Colorado: Western Slope Project this summer, visit places like Mesa Verde National Park, Great Sand Dunes National Park, Lizard Head Recreation Area, and the Uncompaghre Wilderness!

RSVP for Wednesday's info session about Colorado programs at the link in our bio.
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Want to work with AMIGOS? We're hiring full-time and part-time roles starting this summer.

Find out more about the Travel Specialist, Travel & On-Call Associate, AmeriCorps VISTA Marketing Associate, and AmeriCorps VISTA Outreach Associate roles at the link in our bio.

Want to work with AMIGOS? We're hiring full-time and part-time roles starting this summer.

Find out more about the Travel Specialist, Travel & On-Call Associate, AmeriCorps VISTA Marketing Associate, and AmeriCorps VISTA Outreach Associate roles at the link in our bio.
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🎉 Announcing the Centennial Award for the Western Colorado Project this summer! 🎉

Financial assistance packages of $500–$2,500 are available specifically for students on this project who are passionate about conservation and service. More info & apply at the link in bio.

🎉 Announcing the Centennial Award for the Western Colorado Project this summer! 🎉

Financial assistance packages of $500–$2,500 are available specifically for students on this project who are passionate about conservation and service. More info & apply at the link in bio.
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Just one week left to apply for Session A of our summer programs in Latin America!

Submit your application by April 15th at the link in bio - pass this info along!

Just one week left to apply for Session A of our summer programs in Latin America!

Submit your application by April 15th at the link in bio - pass this info along!
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Do you know that this year we're launching our first-ever project in Colorado? Explore how the West stays wild while supporting local conservation initiatives. Apply by April 15 and get $500 off your program fee!

Apply link in bio.

Do you know that this year we're launching our first-ever project in Colorado? Explore how the West stays wild while supporting local conservation initiatives. Apply by April 15 and get $500 off your program fee!

Apply link in bio.
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Quieres interactuar con otros jóvenes de tu país y de los Estados Unidos? Regístrate en nuestra SEGUNDA sesión informativa a través de este enlace y conoce más acerca de nuestros programas de servicio: ami.gs/conocermas

Quieres interactuar con otros jóvenes de tu país y de los Estados Unidos? Regístrate en nuestra SEGUNDA sesión informativa a través de este enlace y conoce más acerca de nuestros programas de servicio: ami.gs/conocermas ...

This summer, travel to the Caribbean coast and the Monteverde Cloud Forest to explore community-driven conservation and climate justice!

Explore all programs at the link in our bio.

This summer, travel to the Caribbean coast and the Monteverde Cloud Forest to explore community-driven conservation and climate justice!

Explore all programs at the link in our bio.
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