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Ukelele in Sarapiqui

Ukelele in Sarapiqui

It has been a long time dream of the Center to provide ongoing music educational opportunities in Sarapiquí. Thanks to the dedication of two volunteers, Francine Broughton and Sue Rice as well as donors Beth OConnell and Maxine Monk, the Learning Center received a...
Bird Club has Fresh New Energy

Bird Club has Fresh New Energy

The SCLC has always put a lot of emphasis on bird education with the local youth. We are able to re-vitalize our Bird Club Program with the arrival of Marcela Valdivia, a volunteer from Perú who has done significant field work in the Rain Forest of Bolivia. As a...
Becados Update

Becados Update

Our Becados (Scholarship) students are finishing the year empowered. Last month we listened to a presentation from Noel Flores regarding his internship at Southwick Zoo near Boston, MA. After an amazing presentation about Noel's adventures, we had our own adventure in...
Language Learners Come Together

Language Learners Come Together

Students from the SCLC’s partner ESL program at UNA Universidad National de Costa Rica came out to visit the SCLC volunteers for a little language “intercambio” and a hike through the Selva Verde Primary Old Growth Forest. The students are in UNA’s specialized Tourism...
Camp Fun

Camp Fun

Students in Costa Rica attend school between February and December so they have about 2 whole months off with very little to do. In January of this year the center provided the students from the neighbooring communities with a two week multicultural camp where we...
Summer Camp 2011! What an Animal!

Summer Camp 2011! What an Animal!

The last two weeks at CECOS, the Sarapiqui Conservation Learning Center, have been very busy and exciting. Our annual environmental-education camp opened its doors on January 17th, beginning ten days of fun games and activities, all while experiencing and learning...
ASP Program Extended

ASP Program Extended

The Sarapiquí Conservation Learning Center has a long history of working with various youth programs here in Sarapiquí and whether through scholarships, Aves Club, camps or After School Programs, we are always finding new ways to reinvigorate our...
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...