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In the Middle of a Memory


24 communities, 63 participants. Multiple stories of friendships and cultural exchanges blossoming among true amigos all over the Azuero Peninsula. Northeast of the peninsula, 30…

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Report on Beginning of Project in Azuero


The Azuero Project 2018 participants arrived to Panama City on June 19th. Tired and jag lagged, little did they know that their project leadership team…

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Discover A Flying Home


The past two weeks have been a whirlwind, but Discover A has finally come to an end, and as the final day wore on and…

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First Week in Community


We couldn’t be prouder of our participants after experiencing an exhilarating first week in community! From building relationships with their host families to meeting local…

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There Are No Strangers Here


“There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven’t yet met.” William Butler Yeats   Here at AMIGOS, we ask a lot of our staff,…

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First Tournament


Hola Amigos! ¿Que lo que? Participants have been in community for a couple weeks now and they are still going strong! In collaboration with local…

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Azuero Participants – Chance to Call Home


The Azuero Project participants will have a chance to call home on July 10th and 11th. Please note that some participants choose to stay fully…

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Heading to Panama City


The day has finally come. Our stay at communities has ended and even though the past seven days have been so fulfilling and amazing, it’s…

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Yucatan 2018 Group Photo


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That's a wrap on our 58th summer! Thank you to all of our amazing volunteers, partner agencies, community members, host families, chapters, donors, and staff who made 2022 a summer to remember.

#volunteerabroad #spanishimmersion #learnspanish #travel #highschool #teachingspanish

That's a wrap on our 58th summer! Thank you to all of our amazing volunteers, partner agencies, community members, host families, chapters, donors, and staff who made 2022 a summer to remember.

#volunteerabroad #spanishimmersion #learnspanish #travel #highschool #teachingspanish
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Our very own Krista Boscoe was on the Join Our Vida Loca podcast! 

Hear what she has to say about hope, resilience, and the impact travel has on discovering ourselves. Find it at the link in our bio!

Gracias, @joinourvidaloca!

Our very own Krista Boscoe was on the Join Our Vida Loca podcast!

Hear what she has to say about hope, resilience, and the impact travel has on discovering ourselves. Find it at the link in our bio!

Gracias, @joinourvidaloca!
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We laughed, we danced, we cried! Reímos, bailamos, lloramos..🥹💚

The end of this AMIGOS summer is fast approaching, and we can’t help but reminisce on all the experiences shared and friendships that blossomed during the last few months!

What are some of your favorite AMIGOS memories from this summer?👇🏼🥰
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#amigosdelasamericas #volunteerabroad #summer2022 #studyabroad #summerabroad #latinamerica #volunteering #spanishimmersion #servicelearning #wanderlust #teentravel #highschool #travel #highschoolstudyabroad

We laughed, we danced, we cried! Reímos, bailamos, lloramos..🥹💚

The end of this AMIGOS summer is fast approaching, and we can’t help but reminisce on all the experiences shared and friendships that blossomed during the last few months!

What are some of your favorite AMIGOS memories from this summer?👇🏼🥰
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#amigosdelasamericas #volunteerabroad #summer2022 #studyabroad #summerabroad #latinamerica #volunteering #spanishimmersion #servicelearning #wanderlust #teentravel #highschool #travel #highschoolstudyabroad
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We'd love to have you join the AMIGOS team!
Check out our open jobs, including AmeriCorps VISTA positions and local chapter board roles at the Work With Us link in our bio.

We'd love to have you join the AMIGOS team!
Check out our open jobs, including AmeriCorps VISTA positions and local chapter board roles at the Work With Us link in our bio.
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#Discover AMIGOS volunteers had a great time hiking through Cerro Gaital in Valle de Antón!😍 

They learned about Panama’s plentiful flora and fauna, got to enjoy the breathtaking scenery, and even planted some trees with the help of our local guides and “frens” (friends, as Panamanians call them).🇵🇦❤️

We don’t want the summer to end!

#volunteerabroad #spanishimmersion #visitpanama #valledeanton #middleschoolspanish #summerabroad #panamatravel #internationaleducation #amigosdelasamericas #volunteering #servicelearning

#Discover AMIGOS volunteers had a great time hiking through Cerro Gaital in Valle de Antón!😍

They learned about Panama’s plentiful flora and fauna, got to enjoy the breathtaking scenery, and even planted some trees with the help of our local guides and “frens” (friends, as Panamanians call them).🇵🇦❤️

We don’t want the summer to end!

#volunteerabroad #spanishimmersion #visitpanama #valledeanton #middleschoolspanish #summerabroad #panamatravel #internationaleducation #amigosdelasamericas #volunteering #servicelearning
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Memories from the field: Cartago y Caribe Pen Pals!📝

"We drove to a local school and visited our pen pals that we have been writing to in Spanish for a couple of days, with the help of our Spanish teachers Marcio and Jorge. We started by meeting our pen pals who gave us a tour of the school and tried to help us speak in Spanish as well as we could.

The local students brought us treats from their cafeteria and played basketball and soccer with us. Then our pen pals helped us write about our experiences in Costa Rica in Spanish. Thank you to all of our Spanish teachers for helping us with advancing our Spanish speaking and our pen pals for being so kind and welcoming."

Read the full Field Notes entry at the link in our bio!

Memories from the field: Cartago y Caribe Pen Pals!📝

"We drove to a local school and visited our pen pals that we have been writing to in Spanish for a couple of days, with the help of our Spanish teachers Marcio and Jorge. We started by meeting our pen pals who gave us a tour of the school and tried to help us speak in Spanish as well as we could.

The local students brought us treats from their cafeteria and played basketball and soccer with us. Then our pen pals helped us write about our experiences in Costa Rica in Spanish. Thank you to all of our Spanish teachers for helping us with advancing our Spanish speaking and our pen pals for being so kind and welcoming."

Read the full Field Notes entry at the link in our bio!
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Memories from the field: Olas y Cerros, Session A✈️❤️

"We have created so many memories and new friends over this program, and simply enjoying each other's company has been one of the highlights for many. We held a bittersweet, tearful candlelight ceremony to say goodbye, and then hopped on that 3 am flight back to Houston, and then home.

It has been a wonderful trip, and we have made so many connections that we will not soon forget. Until next time, Amigos!"

🥹Read Session A's full Field Notes entry at the link in our bio!

#volunteerabroad #spanishimmersion #visitcostarica #servicelearning #highschoolspanish #culturalimmersion #travel

Memories from the field: Olas y Cerros, Session A✈️❤️

"We have created so many memories and new friends over this program, and simply enjoying each other's company has been one of the highlights for many. We held a bittersweet, tearful candlelight ceremony to say goodbye, and then hopped on that 3 am flight back to Houston, and then home.

It has been a wonderful trip, and we have made so many connections that we will not soon forget. Until next time, Amigos!"

🥹Read Session A's full Field Notes entry at the link in our bio!

#volunteerabroad #spanishimmersion #visitcostarica #servicelearning #highschoolspanish #culturalimmersion #travel
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