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Reports from Discover AMIGOS: Costa Rica


This week, our updates come from two volunteers: Zoe and Scarlett! “During our first few days in Discover AMIGOS Costa Rica, we spent hours walking…

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Volunteer Voices from Session A


Our volunteers in Cañas are having a great time and loving their stays with their host families! Here is a collection of thoughts from a…

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Volunteer Voice: Roshan


At first, I didn’t know what to expect from my AMIGOS experience. I thought I would be really homesick, and I thought that I wouldn’t…

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Greetings from Buenos Aires


Greetings from Buenos Aires! I am very excited that AMIGOS is working in this unique area for the first time. I want to give you…

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Discover AMIGOS Costa Rica: Meet Your 2019 Project Director, Claire


Hola Amigos! I’m Claire and I’m absolutely thrilled to be the Project Director for Discover AMIGOS Costa Rica this summer! I was a volunteer with…

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Being an Amigo is living like a local community member! Even though we don't expect our volunteers to be fluent in Spanish, we encourage them to grow their Spanish skills and get out of their comfort zone! Are you ready to put your Spanish skills to the test?

Being an Amigo is living like a local community member! Even though we don't expect our volunteers to be fluent in Spanish, we encourage them to grow their Spanish skills and get out of their comfort zone! Are you ready to put your Spanish skills to the test? ...

Once you arrive in Latin America, you'll journey to a sea turtle estuary where you'll get to know your fellow volunteers and learn about sea turtle conservation, all while practicing your leadership skills and having fun! What are you most excited for this summer?

Once you arrive in Latin America, you'll journey to a sea turtle estuary where you'll get to know your fellow volunteers and learn about sea turtle conservation, all while practicing your leadership skills and having fun! What are you most excited for this summer? ...

One of the best things about AMIGOS is the complete immersion in our communities, and this means that our volunteers don't use their cell phones during their time abroad. Instead, they immerse themselves in their communities, the environment, and the connections with their fellow volunteers. So get ready to disconnect to reconnect!

One of the best things about AMIGOS is the complete immersion in our communities, and this means that our volunteers don't use their cell phones during their time abroad. Instead, they immerse themselves in their communities, the environment, and the connections with their fellow volunteers. So get ready to disconnect to reconnect! ...

It's finally 2020, and your AMIGOS trip is coming up sooner than you think! Over the next few months, we will be posting more advice and information about Discover AMIGOS, so you'll know what to look forward to and what to prepare for. Follow along and get excited! We can't wait to see you in Costa Rica 😎

It's finally 2020, and your AMIGOS trip is coming up sooner than you think! Over the next few months, we will be posting more advice and information about Discover AMIGOS, so you'll know what to look forward to and what to prepare for. Follow along and get excited! We can't wait to see you in Costa Rica 😎 ...

Wish you were still in Latin America with AMIGOS? Now’s your chance to sign up for a second summer!

But don’t wait too long… Our projects are already filling up! 
The priority deadline is November 4th so make sure you’ve saved your spot by applying today at apply.amigosinternational.org 
Summer is waiting. We’ll see you there 😎

Wish you were still in Latin America with AMIGOS? Now’s your chance to sign up for a second summer!

But don’t wait too long… Our projects are already filling up!
The priority deadline is November 4th so make sure you’ve saved your spot by applying today at apply.amigosinternational.org
Summer is waiting. We’ll see you there 😎
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