I want to be an Eco Kid because I want to make a positive difference in my beautiful country Belize. I strongly believe that it is young people like myself that will play an instrumental role in the future of Belize and the lessons that will be taught in this camp will lay down the foundation to equip me with the proper knowledge to make the changes.
Hi, my name is Shaneli Pop, I am 10 years old and I live in beautiful Cayo District. I really want to be an eco kid because I want to discover the life between the plants and animals. I want to help protect the endangered animals. I also want to help the plants grow big and beautiful. I have seen with my naked eyes how men cut down trees and I felt bad because I couldn’t do any thing.
It’s amazing what happens when you get away from the television, computers, X Boxes, PlayStations and other modern distractions and spend time together in nature. And when you can choose from hiking, swimming, canoeing down pristine rivers, horseback or mountain bike riding through gorgeous jungle trail, wandering through ancient Maya temples, going on guided nature walks, exploring sacred Maya caves filled with artefacts, altars and relics, or any number of activities, it’s a safe bet no one will be bored.
I spent a few months researching a trip to Belize, hoping to spend 2 ½ weeks there this summer, but … Keep Reading…