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Special Thanks

Special Thanks

The Sarapiquí Conservation Learning Center is greatly appreciative of all the support it receives from our various donors. It is through the help of the dorors that we can run the center effectively and smoothly. Without them, we could not provide Sarapiquí with the...

Halloween in Chilamate

Halloween in Chilamate

This year the SCLC celebrated Halloween in Chilamate in true fashion with a local "fun-d-raiser"! On Saturday the 27th of October, children from different parts of town joined us in a small Halloween Fair with games such as face painting, mask creating and competion,...

All About Birds

All About Birds

To celebrate International Migratory Bird Day coming up MAY 9, 2009, the SCLC is planning a fun and exciting day with many activities. Some of the days’ events include origami, mask making, an art contest, bird presentations, as well as a short play and songs that...

Cómo Se Dice? How Do I Say…?

Cómo Se Dice? How Do I Say…?

In April 2009 the SCLC was able to offer drop-in English classes to local community members desiring to practice their conversational English as well as learn basic English phrases used in the ecotourism industry. Vincent Liares, a short-term volunteer from Canada...

SCLC Provides School Packs to Earthquake Victims

SCLC Provides School Packs to Earthquake Victims

In what was the first, of hopefully many mechanisms in which the SCLC is helping victims of the Cinchona Earthquake which occurred on Jan. 8, 2009, the SCLC donated 45 school packs and 15 toy packs to children who were affected by the earthquake. One of SCLC's ongoing...

SCLC Blog

SCLC Blog

Ever wonder what it's really like to volunteer in the rainforest? The SCLC SEEDS BLOG has been filling us in on real volunteer experiences in the rural tropical lowlands of Sarapiquí, Costa Rica. Providing us with regular updates from program activities as well as...

Field Trip to La Paz Waterfall Gardens

Field Trip to La Paz Waterfall Gardens

The earthquake that struck Costa Rica in early January was of devastating consequences to communities, infrastructures and ecosystems throughout the whole country.  The La Paz Waterfall Gardens were no exception to this, and the falls, which have become an iconic...

2008 Annual Report Now Available

2008 Annual Report Now Available

It’s been an exciting and promising year here at the SCLC!  There has been great progress and many achievements in our programs, along with exciting and rewarding plans for the future. In 2008 we have successfully completed 67 service projects in support of our...

Congratulations English Students

Congratulations English Students

The SCLC is proud to announce the successful completion of another semester of English classes.  About 75 students “walked the stage” at the graduation ceremony on December 11, 2008, celebrating the end of another year. The ceremony was punctuated with a distribution...

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