We’re getting closer folks! Back in March of last year we joined the world in applauding the Government of Belize’s courageous decision to ban single-use plastic bags, utensils, Styrofoam containers, and other environmental nasties beginning on Earth Day, April 22 … Read more
Sustainable Travel in Belize Saving The Planet One Vacation At A Time Imagine a visiting a travel destination that offers amazing geographical diversity, an incredible range of activities and experiences, stunning beauty, cultural immersion, a choice of accommodation, from basic backpackers … Read more
Chaa Creek’s River Clean-up Campaign The Macal River has a rich history – as the part of the ancient Maya superhighway it connected the highlands of Guatemala to the Caribbean coastal trade routes, as the gateway to Belize’s interior it … Read more
Sometimes the news can actually make you smile… And so it went this week with reports that the Government of Belize was taking the first steps to phase out the use of plastic shopping bags, Styrofoam packaging and plastic food … Read more
Belize: Hold the Oil – We’ll Have The Reef Instead, Thanks! We all know that oil and water don’t mix, and nowhere does this simple saying sound sweeter than in environmentally friendly Belize, with the little country having just won … Read more
Although the 2015 Eco-Kids SummerCamp is officially over, the lessons learned and the knowledge obtained about how to be ecologically sustainable and responsible will never leave the campers. But, more importantly, the bonds these campers made with each other, the counselors, and the Chaa Creek staff are now well molded!
According to the official Earth Day website ( earthday.org), over 1 billion people in 192 countries are participating in earth’s day activities in their communities and helping depict the face of climate change. At Chaa Creek, we have started to organize this year’s Eco Kids Summer Camp Program which is a week long summer camp scholarship program for Belize’s resident school children.
Belize has many natural beauties which we need to protect and preserve. We as young children growing up in today’s society need to be educated at first hand experiences and learn how to protect our jewel in the Belize forest. By educating us about our natural resources, it helps to be aware of the importances and reasons why God created them.