Tropical. Hot in the daytime but nights can be cooler.
aguacero = rainstorm
refrigerio = snack
¿Qué sopa? = what’s up?
Rice, beans, lentils, plantains, chicken. Suitable for vegetarians.
*This is a tentative schedule. Dates may be subject to change.
August 8 – Participants arrive. Project Leadership Teams pick them up at the airport and the group travels to the briefing site.
August 9 – 10 – Briefing. Project Leadership Teams lead all participants in a country-specific orientation to AMIGOS and the Discover AMIGOS Project.
August 11 – Travel to community as a group and meet host families.
August 11 – 19 – Cultural immersion in your host community. In the mornings, participants will lead workshops centered around recycling and other environmental topics. In the afternoon, participants will collaborate with the school or the community on an ongoing project. These will be related to recycling and plant and vegetable nurseries. Participants will also join in a reforesting work day with local youth.
August 19 – Last day in community and despedida (goodbye party). Travel to debriefing site.
August 20 – 21 – Debriefing in Panama City: a workshop to process your experiences together and prepare for your return home. Participants will also go on excursions to some cool spots, like the Panama Canal and Casco Viejo!
August 22 – Participants depart.