Location: Costa Rica

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July 17 –Fly day;Welcome and orientation sessionJuly 18 to 19 –Community service days at San Miquel community school; Indigenous village of Quittirrissi visit; Demonstration byJuan SanchezJuly 20 – Intro and walking tour of La CarpioJuly 21 –Community service day at the “Finca” (making bird feedersfor the property)July 22 to 23 – Departure for the Atlantic coast; Visit to theCabecar Indigenous Reserve and service (painting and tiling the clinic); Visit to the ocean for a swim and relaxing eveningJuly 24 to 25 –Whitewater rafting/ziplining excursion; Transfer to Piedades and homestayJuly 26 –Community service day at San Miquel community schoolJuly 27 to 29 – La Carpio service days includinglight construction, mural painting, and working with children to promote reading and cross-cultural educationJuly 30 – Camp/nature day at the Finca with the children of La Carpio; Afternoon Doka coffee farm visitJuly 31 – Departure for the Pacific Coast; Swimming and rainforest visitAugust 1 – Community service at a wildlife rescue center; Return to La Carpio for more interaction with the childrenAugust 2 and 3 –Student choice projects/poverty reduction program in La CarpioAugust 4 – Poas volcano and hot springs visitAugust 5 –Horseback riding; Lifeworks closing programAugust 6 –Fly day