Entries in #volunteering (21)

Wednesday
Feb072018

Melissa's  Memories

I put my name down for turtles today so my alarm went off at 4:30am. Looking down Leona beach, the moon was low in the sky, so it was really big, and shone really bright. Turning round and looking down Carate beach, the sun was rising slowly setting up the day.

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Tuesday
Jan302018

5 Things I Have Learnt in Costa  Rica

Hey new volunteer, soon to be volunteer and family members, welcome to the Costa Rica! Other than being an unforgettable experience and an incredibly fun time I know that many people journey here to learn. So gather round I’m going to tell you about five things that you will learn here at Camp Osita.

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Thursday
Jan182018

Becoming a Veggie  Chef

One of the greatest things I’ve learnt here in Camp Osita is how to cook wonderful vegetarian dishes, and I will certainly be taking these recipes home with me.

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Wednesday
Jan102018

A day in the life of a jungle camp  volunteer

On my second day at Camp Osita, I decided to make the most of the more local trails and surveys on offer. 

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Wednesday
Dec062017

Waste No  Time

Going to the local town of Puerto Jimenez is always an exciting activity for our volunteers. Not only does it provide more of an opportunity to interact with the locals and experience a vibrant town, but it simultaneously provides opportunities to further help the local community.

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Wednesday
Nov292017

Great  Sights

My second week at Camp Osita has now come to the end but it was every bit as good as my first.

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Thursday
Nov162017

Learning Something New Every  Day

Before coming here, I was prepared and excited to learn a lot about the natural world around me. Living in an environment of such dense biodiversity, you see incredible clips of nature that send your mind into a state of childlike wonder.

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Thursday
Nov162017

A Week in the Jungle  School

After being a week in jungle, I taught local children in the school English. I had support of a fellow volunteer who has in the past already taught the children English.

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Tuesday
Oct242017

A Snapshot of Memories from Camp  Osita!

Here are a few snipets from my time in Carate on the Turtles, Big Cats and Primates conservation project. There are too many fantastic experiences to write down so I have just selected a few from my favourite days on camp!

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Thursday
Aug172017

My Stay At Camp  Osita

Back in January my friend Emma and I started on our Oceania and Latin America tour. Costa Rica was already a key country on our travel list due to the care and emphasis the country puts on its natural environment and animals. So, big cats, primates and turtle conservation in Costa Rica seemed perfect.

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