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Lara Chavez, 28

Lara Chavez, 28 (Australia)

5 out of 5 stars

Volunteering in the Teaching in Schools at the Beach Program in Costa Rica was a truly inspiring experience. Witnessing the children's thirst for knowledge and being a part of their education journey was incredibly rewarding. This program not only enhances the education system but also promotes cultural exchange, offering valuable insights into the local way of life. Meaningful Travel is an opportunity to make a meaningful impact and create cherished memories and lifelong friendships.

 

Program :- Teaching in Schools at the Beach Program - Costa Rica

Michael Kim, 26

Michael Kim, 26 (Australia)

5 out of 5 stars

My time as a volunteer in the Teaching in Schools at the Beach Program in Costa Rica was a remarkable adventure. Working with passionate teachers and eager children was a privilege. This program not only enhances education but also provides a window into the local culture, enriching the experience for volunteers. Meaningful Travel empowers you to make a positive impact while creating lasting memories and enduring friendships.

 

Program :- Teaching in Schools at the Beach Program - Costa Rica

Sarah Davis, 29

Sarah Davis, 29 (Canada)

5 out of 5 stars

Volunteering in the Teaching in Schools at the Beach Program in Costa Rica was a life-affirming experience. The dedication of the teachers and the children's enthusiasm for learning left a profound impact on me. This program not only elevates education but also allows for cultural immersion, deepening one's connection to the local community. Meaningful Travel is a transformative journey filled with incredible memories and lifelong friendships.

 

Program :- Teaching in Schools at the Beach Program - Costa Rica

 Isabella Martinez, 27

Isabella Martinez, 27 (Canada)

5 out of 5 stars

Volunteering in the Teaching in Schools at the Beach Program in Costa Rica was a truly enriching experience. The dedication of the teachers and the enthusiasm of the children are inspiring. This program not only enhances education but also provides a window into the local culture. Meaningful Travel broadens one's perspective, leaving you with incredible memories and lasting friendships.

 

 

Program :- Teaching in Schools at the Beach Program - Costa Rica

Daniel Carter, 28

Daniel Carter, 28 (Norway)

5 out of 5 stars

Joining the Turtle Guardianship Program in Costa Rica, it was a journey of a lifetime. Protecting marine turtles on these picturesque beaches was a deeply moving experience. Basic camp conditions made me appreciate nature's beauty even more, and the local cuisine was a delightful surprise. This program embodies the essence of meaningful travel.
 

Program :- Turtle Guardianship Program in Costa Rica

Ahmed Ali, 24

Ahmed Ali, 24 (Egypt)

5 out of 5 stars

My journey as a volunteer in the Teaching in Schools at the Beach Program in Costa Rica was life-altering. It was heartening to see the impact of education on the children and be a part of their learning process. Meaningful Travel offers a unique opportunity to immerse oneself in the local culture, fostering a deeper connection to the community. This experience has left me with indelible memories and lifelong friendships.

 

Program :- Teaching in Schools at the Beach Program - Costa Rica

Lara Grenn, 32

Lara Grenn, 32 (United Kingdom)

5 out of 5 stars

Volunteering in the Turtle Guardianship Program in Costa Rica was a life-altering experience. I was privileged to join the effort to protect endangered marine turtles on breathtaking beaches. Living under basic conditions without water and electricity, I was humbled by the sheer dedication of fellow volunteers. Meaningful Travel is more than just exploration; it's actively making a difference in marine conservation. This program instilled in me a deep love for nature and the environment.

 

 

Program :- Turtle Guardianship Program in Costa Rica

Daniel Carter, 28

Daniel Carter, 28 (New Caledonia)

5 out of 5 stars

Volunteering in the Turtle Guardianship Program in Costa Rica was a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. I had the privilege of working to protect these incredible marine turtles. Living in basic camp conditions brought me closer to nature, and the delicious Costa Rican cuisine was a bonus. This program truly epitomizes Meaningful Travel.

 

Program :- Turtle Guardianship Program in Costa Rica

William Turner, 23

William Turner, 23 (Australia)

5 out of 5 stars

My time as a volunteer in the Teaching in Schools at the Beach Program in Costa Rica was a remarkable journey. The dedication of the teachers and the curiosity of the children left a lasting impression on me. This program not only elevates the quality of education but also provides a cultural experience that enriches the volunteers. Meaningful Travel allows you to make a difference while forming unforgettable memories and friendships.

 

Program :- Teaching in Schools at the Beach Program - Costa Rica

Sarah Anderson, 29

Sarah Anderson, 29 (United States)

5 out of 5 stars

Volunteering with the Turtle Guardianship Program in Costa Rica was a life-changing experience. Protecting endangered marine turtles on stunning beaches was both challenging and rewarding. Basic camp conditions and the sounds of the ocean at night made it all the more special. Meaningful Travel is about contributing to a cause you're passionate about, and this program allows you to do just that.
 

Program :- Turtle Guardianship Program in Costa Rica

Ava Roberts, 26

Ava Roberts, 26 (New Zealand)

5 out of 5 stars

Volunteering with the Turtle Guardianship Program in Costa Rica was a life-changing experience. Protecting marine turtles on the stunning beaches was both a challenge and a joy. Living in basic camp conditions connected me to nature in a profound way, and the local cuisine was a delightful surprise. This program is the perfect example of Meaningful Travel.

Program :- Turtle Guardianship Program in Costa Rica

Jhon Grenn, 26

Jhon Grenn, 26 (Ireland)

5 out of 5 stars

Volunteering in the Teaching in Schools at the Beach Program in Costa Rica was an incredible experience. I had the privilege of working with dedicated teachers and enthusiastic children. This program not only enhances the education system but also fosters cultural exchanges, giving volunteers a deeper understanding of the country. Meaningful Travel allows us to make a positive impact while immersing in the vibrant culture and natural beauty of Costa Rica. It's a life-changing journey filled with lifelong memories and friendships.

 

 

Program :- Teaching in Schools at the Beach Program - Costa Rica

Sophie Chang, 31

Sophie Chang, 31 (Australia)

5 out of 5 stars

Volunteering in the Teaching in Schools at the Beach Program in Costa Rica was a heartwarming experience. Witnessing the children's enthusiasm for learning was truly inspiring. This program not only enhances the education system but also promotes cultural exchange, allowing volunteers to better understand the local way of life. Meaningful Travel is an opportunity to make a positive impact while creating lifelong memories and lasting friendships.

 

Program :- Teaching in Schools at the Beach Program - Costa Rica

Ethan Miller, 23

Ethan Miller, 23 (United States)

5 out of 5 stars

Joining the Turtle Guardianship Program in Costa Rica was the adventure of a lifetime. I found myself on pristine beaches, working to save marine turtles from extinction. Living in basic camp conditions was a humbling experience, and the authentic Costa Rican cuisine was a delightful surprise. This program truly embodies the essence of Meaningful Travel. 

Program :- Turtle Guardianship Program in Costa Rica

Noah Wilson, 30

Noah Wilson, 30 (New Zealand)

5 out of 5 stars

Joining the Turtle Guardianship Program in Costa Rica, it was a remarkable experience. Protecting endangered marine turtles on these beautiful beaches was awe-inspiring. Living in basic camp conditions allowed me to truly connect with nature. The local cuisine was a delicious bonus. This program embodies the true essence of Meaningful Travel.

Program :- Turtle Guardianship Program in Costa Rica

Maria Rodriguez, 30

Maria Rodriguez, 30 (Iceland)

5 out of 5 stars

Volunteering in the Teaching in Schools at the Beach Program in Costa Rica was a heartwarming experience. It's incredible to witness the eagerness of the children to learn, especially English, and contribute to their education. Meaningful Travel broadens horizons by immersing volunteers in a rich culture. It's a life-changing opportunity to create lasting memories and friendships while making a positive impact on the community.

 

Program :- Teaching in Schools at the Beach Program - Costa Rica

Laura Garcia, 26

Laura Garcia, 26 (United States)

5 out of 5 stars

Volunteering in the Teaching in Schools at the Beach Program in Costa Rica was a life-changing experience. The enthusiasm of the children and the dedication of the teachers were truly heartwarming. This program not only enhances the education system but also provides a unique cultural immersion experience. Meaningful Travel deepens one's understanding of the local community and traditions, leaving you with cherished memories and lifelong friendships.

 

Program :- Teaching in Schools at the Beach Program - Costa Rica

Ethan Miller, 23

Ethan Miller, 23 (Singapore)

5 out of 5 stars

Volunteering with the Turtle Guardianship Program in Costa Rica was a dream come true. I had the privilege of working to protect these incredible creatures. The basic camp conditions made me appreciate nature even more, and the Costa Rican cuisine was a tasty bonus. This program is all about experiencing the magic of wildlife conservation.

Program :- Turtle Guardianship Program in Costa Rica

Daniel Ramirez, 25

Daniel Ramirez, 25 (Vatican City)

5 out of 5 stars

Volunteering at the Ara Reserve and Wildlife Guardians Program in Costa Rica was a life-changing experience. The Macaw Reserve's dedication to protecting these magnificent birds and their natural habitat is remarkable. Meaningful travel allows us to connect with our environment and work towards a sustainable future.

Program :- Ara Reserve and Wildlife Guardians Program in Costa Rica

David Smith, 44

David Smith, 44 (Finland)

5 out of 5 stars

My journey as a volunteer in the Teaching in Schools at the Beach Program in Costa Rica was truly eye-opening. The dedication of teachers and the enthusiasm of the children are remarkable. This program not only enhances education but also offers a chance for cultural exchange. Meaningful Travel deepens our understanding of the local way of life and traditions. It's a transformative experience, filled with unforgettable memories and friendships.

 

Program :- Teaching in Schools at the Beach Program - Costa Rica

 James Wilson, 28

James Wilson, 28 (Australia)

5 out of 5 stars

My experience as a volunteer in the Teaching in Schools at the Beach Program in Costa Rica was incredibly rewarding. The opportunity to contribute to the children's education and witness their growth was inspiring. This program not only enhances the education system but also offers a deep cultural exchange, enriching the lives of volunteers. Meaningful Travel allows you to make a lasting impact while creating unforgettable memories and lifelong friendships.

 

 

Program :- Teaching in Schools at the Beach Program - Costa Rica

Henry Davis, 25

Henry Davis, 25 (Russia)

5 out of 5 stars

Joining the Turtle Guardianship Program in Costa Rica at 25 was a truly remarkable experience. Working to safeguard marine turtles on pristine beaches was both challenging and inspiring. Living in basic camp conditions connected me with nature on a deeper level. This program is the perfect example of Meaningful Travel, where you give back while gaining unforgettable memories.

Program :- Turtle Guardianship Program in Costa Rica

Lily Johnson, 29

Lily Johnson, 29 (United Kingdom)

5 out of 5 stars

Volunteering at the Ara Reserve and Wildlife Guardians Program in Costa Rica was a defining experience in my life. The Macaw Reserve's commitment to saving these emblematic birds is inspiring. Meaningful travel gives us the chance to leave a positive mark on the world while connecting with nature and culture.

Program :- Ara Reserve and Wildlife Guardians Program in Costa Rica

Emily Turner, 25 years old

Emily Turner, 25 years old (Finland)

5 out of 5 stars

Volunteering in the Teaching in Schools at the Beach Program in Costa Rica was a life-changing adventure. Witnessing the children's thirst for knowledge and contributing to their education was incredibly rewarding. Meaningful Travel allowed me to immerse in the local culture, fostering deeper connections with the community. It's a journey that leaves you with cherished memories and lifelong friendships.

 

Program :- Teaching in Schools at the Beach Program - Costa Rica

Sophia Torres, 27

Sophia Torres, 27 (Poland)

5 out of 5 stars

Volunteering in the Turtle Guardianship Program in Costa Rica was an incredible journey. I had the chance to protect endangered marine turtles on beautiful beaches. The basic camp conditions added an authentic touch to the experience, and the local cuisine was a delightful surprise. This program embodies the essence of Meaningful Travel, making a lasting impact on marine conservation.

 

 

Program :- Turtle Guardianship Program in Costa Rica

Carlos Hernandez, 29

Carlos Hernandez, 29 (Denmark)

5 out of 5 stars

My experience in the Teaching in Schools at the Beach Program in Costa Rica was nothing short of amazing. Working alongside passionate teachers and motivated children was a privilege. This program not only elevates education but also facilitates cultural exchange, offering insights into the local way of life. Meaningful Travel allows you to make a lasting impact while creating enduring memories and friendships.

 

Program :- Teaching in Schools at the Beach Program - Costa Rica

Daniel Carter, 28

Daniel Carter, 28 (Norway)

5 out of 5 stars

Volunteering with the Turtle Guardianship Program in Costa Rica was a life-defining experience. I had the honor of protecting marine turtles on the most stunning beaches. Living in basic camp conditions was a true adventure, and the taste of authentic Costa Rican cuisine was a treat. This program represents the true spirit of Meaningful Travel.
 

Program :- Turtle Guardianship Program in Costa Rica

James Ali, 26

James Ali, 26 (Turkey)

5 out of 5 stars

My experience at the Ara Reserve and Wildlife Guardians Program in Costa Rica was awe-inspiring. The Macaw Reserve's dedication to saving these majestic birds and their natural habitat is truly commendable. Meaningful travel like this deepens our connection to the environment and fosters a sense of responsibility for our planet. I wholeheartedly recommend this program to all nature enthusiasts.

Program :- Ara Reserve and Wildlife Guardians Program in Costa Rica

Sarah Parker, 30

Sarah Parker, 30 (Turkey)

5 out of 5 stars

The Ara Reserve and Wildlife Guardians Program in Costa Rica. The Macaw Reserve's mission to conserve these incredible birds deeply touched my heart. Meaningful travel is not just about exploring new places; it's about preserving them for future generations. This program offers a unique opportunity to make a positive difference. 

Program :- Ara Reserve and Wildlife Guardians Program in Costa Rica

Emily Turner, 25

Emily Turner, 25 (Switzerland)

5 out of 5 stars

I can't express how fulfilling my time was at the Ara Reserve and Wildlife Guardians Program in Costa Rica. The Macaw Reserve's commitment to saving the parrots and their environment is truly praiseworthy. Meaningful travel like this enables us to experience the beauty of our world while actively contributing to its preservation.

 

Program :- Ara Reserve and Wildlife Guardians Program in Costa Rica

Nicholas Chin, 25

Nicholas Chin, 25 (Norway)

5 out of 5 stars

Hello, everyone! As a volunteer in the Rescue Guardians program. My heart swells with emotion reflecting on my time in Costa Rica. From rehabilitating sloths to nurturing wild cats, every moment was a testament to the power of love and care. The program brilliantly blends meaningful travel and conservation, allowing us to contribute to UN's Sustainable Development Goals. It's more than a journey; it's a life-changing expedition where bonds form, memories flourish, and our impact echoes through the wilds. Embrace the challenge, embrace the beauty, and embrace the profound change within you.

Program :- Rescue Guardians: Protecting Costa Rica's Wildlife

   Ethan Barnes, 28

Ethan Barnes, 28 (Mexico)

5 out of 5 stars

My voyage with Rescue Guardians painted my life with vibrant hues. Amidst lush Costa Rican landscapes, I nurtured injured creatures and spread environmental knowledge. The program's dedication to UN's Sustainable Development Goals is unwavering, infusing each moment with purpose. I've not just volunteered; I've grown, bonded, and contributed to a greener future.

Program :- Rescue Guardians: Protecting Costa Rica's Wildlife

Jackson Turner, 26

Jackson Turner, 26 (Australia)

5 out of 5 stars

Volunteer in the Ara Reserve and Wildlife Guardians Program in Costa Rica. My journey here was incredibly rewarding. The Macaw Reserve's mission to protect these wonderful birds is awe-inspiring. I assisted in caring for animals, maintaining their habitat, and engaging with visitors. This experience of meaningful travel allowed me to truly make a difference in wildlife preservation while discovering the wonders of Costa Rica. It's a dream for nature lovers committed to conservation.

Program :- Ara Reserve and Wildlife Guardians Program in Costa Rica

   Sarah Martinez, 29

Sarah Martinez, 29 (Norway)

5 out of 5 stars

Greetings, everyone! My Costa Rican adventure with Rescue Guardians was an emotional whirlwind. The bond I formed with these resilient creatures was beyond words. This program beautifully marries purposeful travel with wildlife conservation, aligning with UN's Sustainable Development Goals. Amidst the vibrant culture of San José, I found my heart in the eyes of the animals I cared for. A journey of impact, growth, and lasting connections.

Program :- Rescue Guardians: Protecting Costa Rica's Wildlife

   Isabella Lee, 33

Isabella Lee, 33 (Mexico)

5 out of 5 stars

In the heart of Guanacaste, I found her calling with Rescue Guardians. The wildlife rehabilitation journey was a tapestry of emotions. From caring for raccoons to interacting with guests, every task was a step towards UN's Sustainable Development Goals. This program isn't just a volunteer opportunity; it's a voyage of compassion, growth, and connecting with nature.

Program :- Rescue Guardians: Protecting Costa Rica's Wildlife

Flynn Mason, 22

Flynn Mason, 22 (United States)

5 out of 5 stars

My experience volunteering in the Music School Program in Costa Rica - Sounds of Change was truly transformative. This program doesn't just teach music; it nurtures dreams and empowers young talents. Witnessing the dedication of the students and the community's support left me in awe. It's meaningful travel at its best, allowing you to explore Costa Rica's beauty while making a genuine impact. Engaging with local culture, helping during special events, and embracing the responsibility of working with children made every moment memorable. If you have a passion for music and a heart for children, this program is your symphony of purpose.

Program :- Music School Program in Costa Rica - Sounds of change

   Liam Johnson, 23

Liam Johnson, 23 (New Zealand)

5 out of 5 stars

Hello, everyone! In the heart of Guanacaste, I found my calling. Volunteering at Rescue Guardians opened my eyes to the world's most incredible beings. Each day was a labor of love – from feeding adorable sloths to sharing environmental wisdom with young minds. This program doesn't just protect animals; it nurtures your soul, fosters friendships, and fosters personal growth.

Program :- Rescue Guardians: Protecting Costa Rica's Wildlife

   Lucas Nguyen, 32

Lucas Nguyen, 32 (Mexico)

5 out of 5 stars

My time with Rescue Guardians was a transformative odyssey. From healing injured animals to guiding visitors, every moment was steeped in purpose. UN's Sustainable Development Goals were realized through hands-on conservation work. This program doesn't just protect Costa Rica's wildlife; it nurtures a community of change-makers, fostering friendships and unforgettable memories.

Program :- Rescue Guardians: Protecting Costa Rica's Wildlife

Olivia Bennett, 29

Olivia Bennett, 29 (United States)

5 out of 5 stars

Greetings, My journey with the Music School Program in Costa Rica was life-changing. The program's commitment to providing quality education through music is awe-inspiring. As a volunteer, I had the opportunity to explore Costa Rica's stunning northwest Pacific coast while engaging in meaningful work. It's a unique chance to embrace cultural exchange, connect with the local community, and truly make a difference in the lives of these children. If you love music and children, this is the perfect program for you.

Program :- Music School Program in Costa Rica - Sounds of change

   Emily Thompson, 27

Emily Thompson, 27 (New Zealand)

5 out of 5 stars

Greetings, everyone! My time with Rescue Guardians in Costa Rica was nothing short of transformative. The animals I cared for taught me more than I imagined, and the connections I made with fellow volunteers enriched my experience. Meaningful travel comes alive when working towards UN's Sustainable Development Goals – protecting wildlife and lands. An unforgettable journey of purpose and camaraderie.

Program :- Rescue Guardians: Protecting Costa Rica's Wildlife

Ethan Rodriguez, 24

Ethan Rodriguez, 24 (United Kingdom)

5 out of 5 stars

My time volunteering in the Music School Program in Costa Rica was unforgettable. This initiative not only promotes music but also nurtures a sense of community and belonging. I enjoyed hiking, beach visits, and interacting with wildlife during my stay. The chance to help during special events and engage with local children was immensely rewarding. If you're passionate about music, enjoy outdoor activities, and love working with kids, this program offers a truly enriching experience.

Program :- Music School Program in Costa Rica - Sounds of change

   Javier Rodriguez, 31

Javier Rodriguez, 31 (New Zealand)

5 out of 5 stars

Hola! I'm joining Rescue Guardians was a life-defining decision. Witnessing creatures heal and thrive under our care was awe-inspiring. This program truly embodies meaningful travel by immersing you in Costa Rica's nature while contributing to conservation. UN's Sustainable Development Goals find a champion in every volunteer here. It's a path of impact, friendship, and self-discovery.

Program :- Rescue Guardians: Protecting Costa Rica's Wildlife

Abel Gill, 23

Abel Gill, 23 (United Kingdom)

5 out of 5 stars

Greeting! I volunteered in the Ara Reserve and Wildlife Guardians Program in Costa Rica. My experience here was nothing short of amazing. The Macaw Reserve's mission to protect these magnificent birds deeply moved me. I was involved in animal care, habitat maintenance, and engaging with visitors. Meaningful travel like this allows us to make a real impact on wildlife preservation and experience the beauty of Costa Rica. It's perfect for nature lovers dedicated to conservation. I'm proud to have been a part of it.

Program :- Ara Reserve and Wildlife Guardians Program in Costa Rica

Aria Patel, 26

Aria Patel, 26 (United Kingdom)

5 out of 5 stars

Salutations! My volunteer experience with the Music School Program in Costa Rica was a harmonious blend of adventure and purpose. This program opens doors to cultural exchange and meaningful travel. From playing instruments to teaching children, every moment was fulfilling. Exploring the Pacific coast, immersing myself in the local culture, and contributing to the community's well-being left me with lasting memories. If you're a music enthusiast with a heart for children, this program awaits your passionate notes.

Program :- Music School Program in Costa Rica - Sounds of change

   Mia Williams, 26

Mia Williams, 26 (New Zealand)

5 out of 5 stars

My stint at Rescue Guardians ignited a fire within me. Working alongside dedicated individuals to rehabilitate diverse wildlife was a privilege. This program not only takes you closer to nature but aligns with UN's Sustainable Development Goals, amplifying its significance. Through sweat and smiles, I discovered a purposeful travel experience that echoes in the animal kingdom.

Program :- Rescue Guardians: Protecting Costa Rica's Wildlife

Emily Scott, 28

Emily Scott, 28 (United Kingdom)

5 out of 5 stars

Greetings! The Ara Reserve and Wildlife Guardians Program in Costa Rica. This program touched my heart deeply. The Macaw Reserve's commitment to saving these beautiful birds is commendable. My role involved caring for animals, maintaining their habitat, and educating visitors. Meaningful travel like this lets us contribute to something bigger while exploring Costa Rica's wonders. It's a perfect fit for nature enthusiasts dedicated to conservation. I'm grateful for this experience.

Program :- Ara Reserve and Wildlife Guardians Program in Costa Rica

Mason Turner, 28

Mason Turner, 28 (United States)

5 out of 5 stars

Volunteering in the Music School Program in Costa Rica was a heartfelt journey. This initiative not only imparts musical skills but also promotes quality education. The opportunity to engage with the vibrant local culture, participate in outdoor activities, and support children during school holidays was rewarding. If you cherish music, enjoy the beauty of Costa Rica, and have a sense of responsibility towards children's well-being, this program offers a truly transformative experience.

Program :- Music School Program in Costa Rica - Sounds of change

   Daniel Park, 30

Daniel Park, 30 (New Zealand)

5 out of 5 stars

My journey with Rescue Guardians was a soul-stirring adventure. Costa Rica's wildlife captured my heart, and the program's commitment to conservation resonated deeply. From dawn till dusk, I nurtured animals, engaged with visitors, and absorbed the essence of meaningful travel. UN's Sustainable Development Goals came alive, making every moment impactful, every connection profound.

Program :- Rescue Guardians: Protecting Costa Rica's Wildlife

Liam Rodriguez, 25

Liam Rodriguez, 25 (United States)

5 out of 5 stars

Volunteer in the Ara Reserve and Wildlife Guardians Program in Costa Rica. My time here was transformative. The Macaw Reserve's mission to protect these incredible birds is inspiring. I assisted in animal care, habitat maintenance, and educating visitors. This program embodies meaningful travel, allowing us to make a genuine impact on wildlife preservation. It's a must for those passionate about nature and conservation.

Program :- Ara Reserve and Wildlife Guardians Program in Costa Rica

Ava Mitchell, 27

Ava Mitchell, 27 (United States)

5 out of 5 stars

Greetings from Costa Rica! My time volunteering in the Music School Program was filled with joy and purpose. This program is a melody of cultural exchange, outdoor adventures, and making a positive impact. I loved helping during special events and working with children to nurture their musical talents. If you're passionate about music, enjoy exploring new places, and want to contribute to the community, this program is a symphony of meaningful travel and growth.

Program :- Music School Program in Costa Rica - Sounds of change

   Sofia Ramirez, 36

Sofia Ramirez, 36 (New Zealand)

5 out of 5 stars

My time with Rescue Guardians was a symphony of emotions. Caring for Costa Rica's precious wildlife was both humbling and exhilarating. This program intertwines purposeful travel with UN's Sustainable Development Goals, fostering a sense of responsibility and camaraderie. Amidst the picturesque landscape, I found my purpose, formed bonds, and wrote a chapter of unbreakable memories.

Program :- Rescue Guardians: Protecting Costa Rica's Wildlife

Sophia Martinez, 22

Sophia Martinez, 22 (United States)

5 out of 5 stars

Salutations! I joined the Ara Reserve and Wildlife Guardians Program in Costa Rica. My experience here was unforgettable. The Macaw Reserve's dedication to saving these majestic birds is heartwarming. I played a role in animal care, habitat upkeep, and interacting with visitors. This program epitomizes meaningful travel, offering a chance to contribute to wildlife preservation while exploring Costa Rica's beauty. It's perfect for conservation enthusiasts like me.

Program :- Ara Reserve and Wildlife Guardians Program in Costa Rica

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Project Listing of First Hand Costa Rica

  • First Hand Costa Rica

Ara Reserve and Wildlife Guardians Program in Costa Rica

  • Guanacaste, Costa Rica
  • 18h/week
  • Ages 16+ and families
  • Food
  • Housing
  • Airport Taxi

Program Fees from

$230

  • First Hand Costa Rica

Turtle Guardianship Program in Costa Rica

  • Guanacaste, Costa Rica
  • 18h/week
  • Ages 16+ and families
  • Food
  • Housing
  • Airport Taxi

Program Fees from

$813

  • First Hand Costa Rica

Teaching in Schools at the Beach Program - Costa Rica

  • Guanacaste, Costa Rica
  • 18h/week
  • Ages 16+ and families
  • Food
  • Housing
  • Airport Taxi

Program Fees from

$190

  • First Hand Costa Rica

Costa Rican Sloth and Turtle Preservation Project

  • Guanacaste, Costa Rica
  • 18h/week
  • Ages 16+ and families
  • Food
  • Housing
  • Airport Taxi

Program Fees from

$230

  • First Hand Costa Rica

Rescue Guardians: Protecting Costa Rica's Wildlife

  • Guanacaste, Costa Rica
  • 18h/week
  • Ages 16+ and families
  • Food
  • Housing
  • Airport Taxi

Program Fees from

$880

  • First Hand Costa Rica

Rainforest Lodge Program - Costa Rica

  • Caribbean, Costa Rica
  • 18h/week
  • Ages 16+ and families
  • Food
  • Housing
  • Airport Taxi

Program Fees from

$200

  • First Hand Costa Rica

Discovering the True Essence of Costa Rica's Caribbean Lifestyle

  • Guanacaste, Costa Rica
  • 18h/week
  • Ages 16+ and families
  • Food
  • Housing
  • Airport Taxi

Program Fees from

$220

  • First Hand Costa Rica

Organic Farm Program - Costa Rica

  • Guanacaste, Costa Rica
  • 18h/week
  • Ages 16+ and families
  • Food
  • Housing
  • Airport Taxi

Program Fees from

$210

  • First Hand Costa Rica

One Tree per Volunteer Program - Costa Rica

  • Limón, Costa Rica
  • 18h/week
  • Ages 16+ and families
  • Food
  • Housing
  • Airport Taxi

Program Fees from

$446

  • First Hand Costa Rica

Music School Program in Costa Rica - Sounds of change

  • Guanacaste, Costa Rica
  • 18h/week
  • Ages 16+ and families
  • Food
  • Housing
  • Airport Taxi

Program Fees from

$190

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