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Dota Excursion


Dota Excursion By Nolan and Ava G. This Tuesday, we visited Santa María de Dota, where we took a hike around a lake and visited…

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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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Join our team! AMIGOS is looking to fill seasonal roles with the Youth Ambassadors program.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, AMIGOS' implementation of the Youth Ambassadors Program remains virtual. The program will connect young leaders from across the Americas and channel their energy into working together to enhance their communities.

Learn more about the open positions at the link in our bio!

Join our team! AMIGOS is looking to fill seasonal roles with the Youth Ambassadors program.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, AMIGOS' implementation of the Youth Ambassadors Program remains virtual. The program will connect young leaders from across the Americas and channel their energy into working together to enhance their communities.

Learn more about the open positions at the link in our bio!
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Don't miss out — volunteer with AMIGOS! Today is the day... 

✈️ Applications for Session B summer programs in Latin America are due!
✈️ Applications for Session A of the Western Colorado project are due!
✈️ Applications for financial assistance for our fall gap semester are due!

Questions? Check out the links in our bio for more info!

Don't miss out — volunteer with AMIGOS! Today is the day...

✈️ Applications for Session B summer programs in Latin America are due!
✈️ Applications for Session A of the Western Colorado project are due!
✈️ Applications for financial assistance for our fall gap semester are due!

Questions? Check out the links in our bio for more info!
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Última oportunidad para aplicar a nuestros programas de servicio. Eres de Ecuador, Costa Rica o Nicaragua y estás interesado/a en compartir con otros jóvenes y fortalecer tus habilidades de liderazgo.

¡Esta es tu oportunidad!

Contamos con becas completas para participantes de Ecuador, Costa Rica o Nicaragua.

¡No te quedes fuera!

Última oportunidad para aplicar a nuestros programas de servicio. Eres de Ecuador, Costa Rica o Nicaragua y estás interesado/a en compartir con otros jóvenes y fortalecer tus habilidades de liderazgo.

¡Esta es tu oportunidad!

Contamos con becas completas para participantes de Ecuador, Costa Rica o Nicaragua.

¡No te quedes fuera!
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AMIGOS is a finalist for the 2021 GoAbroad Innovation Awards for our Community Impact Project!

The Community Impact Project is a seven-week online initiative to connect with other students, design positive service projects, and support your community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Applications are due May 15!

AMIGOS is a finalist for the 2021 GoAbroad Innovation Awards for our Community Impact Project!

The Community Impact Project is a seven-week online initiative to connect with other students, design positive service projects, and support your community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Applications are due May 15!
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¡Queremos escuchar a nuestros ex alumnos! ¿Te animarías a realizar una breve encuesta para seguir involucrando a más de nuestros ex alumnos?

Sus respuestas, son muy valiosas, las mismas nos ayudarán como guías en el desarrollo de un programa de involucramiento de exalumnos.

Enlace: surveymonkey.com/r/Q8KYY9J

¡Queremos escuchar a nuestros ex alumnos! ¿Te animarías a realizar una breve encuesta para seguir involucrando a más de nuestros ex alumnos?

Sus respuestas, son muy valiosas, las mismas nos ayudarán como guías en el desarrollo de un programa de involucramiento de exalumnos.

Enlace: surveymonkey.com/r/Q8KYY9J
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Applications for Session B of our summer programs — with various program start dates throughout July — are due this Saturday, May 15th!

There are only a few spots left! Head to the link in our bio to apply!

Applications for Session B of our summer programs — with various program start dates throughout July — are due this Saturday, May 15th!

There are only a few spots left! Head to the link in our bio to apply!
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We want to hear from our alumni! Will you take our alumni engagement survey? Your responses will help guide us in developing an alumni engagement program.

Survey link in bio!

We want to hear from our alumni! Will you take our alumni engagement survey? Your responses will help guide us in developing an alumni engagement program.

Survey link in bio!
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Visit Great Sand Dunes National Park this summer with AMIGOS!

Did you know: the park includes the tallest dunes in North America, spread over 30 square miles? On these dunes, the sand surface can reach 150 degrees fahrenheit on a summer day, but can drop to -20 degrees fahrenheit on a winter night!

Apply to the Western Colorado project today to learn about conservation in this unique environment! Link in bio.

Visit Great Sand Dunes National Park this summer with AMIGOS!

Did you know: the park includes the tallest dunes in North America, spread over 30 square miles? On these dunes, the sand surface can reach 150 degrees fahrenheit on a summer day, but can drop to -20 degrees fahrenheit on a winter night!

Apply to the Western Colorado project today to learn about conservation in this unique environment! Link in bio.
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