To complement the development of the new campus, CIRENAS has also hired new employees to develop curriculum, design and maintain permaculture systems, and manage and guide groups. As the CIRENAS team grows, so does the capacity to deliver high quality experiences to all visiting groups. As a unit, the CIRENAS team brings significant talent […]
Built against a breathtaking backdrop of lush tropical forests, ocean views and agricultural lands that characterize Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula, the new CIRENAS campus is almost complete.
It was constructed as a space for intellectual exchange, inspiration and empowerment, combining beauty, functionality and safety.
NOT JUST ANY CAMPUS!
The new […]
By: Scott Thompson and Jordan Lee
Today we immediately went to the future CIRENAS campus to plant seeds for trees that will help conserve water on the campus and produce food. We filled over 2,500 bags with dirt and seeds—a really impressive number that surpassed the previous group! After finishing our work, we […]
By: Yesenia Mozo and Maya Lubck-Schricker
We began the day walking through the new CIRENAS campus that is currently under construction. We learned about water sustainability and how CIRENAS plan to use contours and swales to collect rainwater and prevent erosion. We also prepared baggies full of dirt in order to plant trees […]
By: Abby Bresler and Natalie Stein
Some of us started the day off with yoga in the beautiful morning breeze. After breakfast, our groups flipped yesterday’s activities. The new horse riders enjoyed the freedom of being on a horse. We saw people working on the new CIRENAS campus, building a road and creating ponds […]
By: Aidan Aciukewicz and Alexander Lehr
Our gracious leaders allowed us to sleep in until 7am, when we ate our delicious banana pancakes and fresh fruit. We split up into two groups; one went for a nature hike, while the other rode horseback on a tour around the ranch. For the nature […]
By: Jesse Ryan and Nina Callahan
Hola from CIRENAS! After 5 hours in a plane, nearly 5 more in a bus, and a few kilometers walking down the beach, we have arrived! After getting off our bus and beginning the final stretch of travel down the beach to CIRENAS, we saw the beautiful, blue […]
By: Tiwalade from Nigeria, Ruthvin from Trinidad and Tobago
On this particular Thursday, we’re at CIRENAS in Costa Rica. Waking up to the howler monkeys and the beautiful sunrise put us in great moods for yoga and a beach walk. After eating a nutritious and delicious breakfast, we headed to the future CIRENAS […]
Today we woke up with the monkeys… well, most of us did. Today was also Kyle’s birthday. Some people went to yoga at 6ish, and others, such as myself, went back to sleep. For breakfast, we had some really good French toast made from hamburger buns with cinnamon. Then we all […]
By: Abby S and Emily
Hola, today Nick held a nature walk on the beach starting at 5am, so we had to get up really early. We watched the moonset and sunrise over the trees. We found many beautiful shells and rocks, and also saw crocodile tracks! On the way the back we spotted […]