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Chimborazo, Ecuador Field Notes Archive


Chimborazo, Ecuador Field Notes Archive AMIGOS has a year-round presence in Ecuador. We run summer volunteer programs as well as a gap year and semester…

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Barranquilla, Colombia Field Notes Archive


Barranquilla, Colombia Field Notes Archive Click here to see older field notes from our Barranquilla, Colombia project.

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Azuero, Panama Field Notes Archive


Azuero, Panama Field Notes Archive AMIGOS has been working in Panama for years. Click here to see older field notes from Azuero.

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Coclé, Panama Field Notes Archive


Coclé, Panama Field Notes Archive AMIGOS has been running summer volunteer programs in Coclé, Panama for many years. Click here to read field notes from earlier…

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Madriz, Nicaragua Field Notes Archive


Madriz, Nicaragua Field Notes Archive Click here to read posts from the Madriz, Nicaragua Project from 2017 and before.

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Matagalpa, Nicaragua Field Notes Archive


Matagalpa, Nicaragua Field Notes Archive AMIGOS has been running summer volunteer programs in Nicaragua for decades. Our field notes archive doesn’t go back that far!…

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Yucatán, México Field Notes Archive


Yucatán, México Field Notes Archive Click here to see field notes from our summer volunteer programs in Mexico from 2017 and before.

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Pérez Zeledón, Costa Rica Archive


Pérez Zeledón, Costa Rica Archive AMIGOS has been running summer volunteer programs in Pérez Zeledón, Costa Rica for decades. Our field notes don’t go back that…

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San Juan, Dominican Republic Archive


San Juan, Dominican Republic Archive AMIGOS has been running summer volunteer programs in the Dominican Republic for years! Click here to see older field notes…

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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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