refrigerio = snack
aguacero = rainstorm
Panama Canal, Casco Viejo, Valle de Antón
*This is a tentative schedule. Dates and exact itinerary may be subject to change.
Day 1 – Volunteers arrive. Project Leadership Teams pick them up at the airport and the group spends the night in Panama City. Call parents.
Day 2 – Travel to Isla Cañas Turtle Project after breakfast. First day of briefing.
Days 3–5 – Isla Cañas Turtle Project conservation activities in the afternoon, briefing activities in the morning.
Day 6 – Leave Isla Cañas. Attend presentation from MINSA (Panamanian Ministry of Health). See the city of Chitré.
Days 7–12 – Community visit and host family stay.
Day 13 – Despedida (goodbye party) in community, travel to Panama City. Begin debriefing.
Day 14 – Debriefing. Visit Panama Canal and Casco Viejo.
Day 15 – Fly home!
*Program fee does not include unaccompanied minor fees as set by each airline provider for volunteers considered unaccompanied per the airline’s policy. Volunteers under 15 at the time of travel are considered unaccompanied minors. Families will be responsible for paying this fee directly to the airline upon check in.