Eco Kids Summer Camp 2018 Day 5: Land Conservation

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How often can you brag about waking up to the sounds of howler monkey’s swinging above your heads? Well… we sure can! Bright and early, before the sun could shine its yellow rays through the jungle treetops, howler screams echoed … Read more

Eco Kids Summer Camp 2018 Day 4: Maya Traditional Healing

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Maya Traditional Healing at Chaa Creek’s 2018 Eco Kids Summer Camp You know what’s sad? Realizing you’re now officially halfway through camp. Yup, we’re half way done :(. At this point, I can’t imagine a life outside of this amazing … Read more

Belize Eco-Kids 2018 Summer Camp Takes Off!

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The 2018 Belize Eco-Kids Summer Camp Is Off! Well hello there, if you’re reading this, then you’re probably a concerned parent who’s naturally worried about your child being away from home. That’s totally okay! I hope these blogs can help … Read more

Belize Eco-Kids: Camp is in Full Swing!

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The Eco-Kids were up to much fun, and even though camp is over we can still look back in fond nostalgia… it’s not too early for that right? Tuesday – Ancient Maya We started early today, while the sun was … Read more

Belize Eco-Kids 2017 Summer Camp Takes Off!

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The 2017 Belize Eco-Kids Summer Camp Is Off! Chaa Creek’s 2017 Belize Eco-Kids Summer Camp started with a storm, which, anywhere else, would have probably been a bad omen. But here, in the middle of the jungle surrounded by dark … Read more

Belize Eco-Kids Summer Camp – Maya Hike Day 3

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The campers awoke early, eager for a new day at Chaa Creek’s Belize Eco Kids Summer Camp. At six-thirty everyone was up and about, and by seven we were gathered around the campfire, where all the councilors tried to start a … Read more

Belize Eco-Kids Summer Camp – Day 2

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We awoke early, when the morning was still cool and fresh and the sunlight had barely broken out from behind the trees. The campers crowded around the campfire and rubbed sleep out of their eyes as the Camp Director, Levi … Read more

Eco-Kids Camp Day 3: Medicinal Plants and Horseback Riding

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Today the campers went for a guided tour of the Ixchel Medicine Trail here at Chaa Creek with some of our naturalist experts. Before the tour started, the naturalists gave a short presentation and show and tell on the importance of medicinal plants, how to use them, and how they help make medicine today.

2015 Belize Eco Kids Camp Day 2: Maya Culture & History

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For arts and crafts time today, the campers focused on the definition of the three R’s of conservation: reduce, reuse, and recycle. With used bed cloth and recycled plastic bottles, they learned that they were reducing the number of bottle huggers and bags that people buy, as they made their own packs to carry water bottles and other small trinkets they may want! More importantly though, they had fun designing their own articles of fashion with their team mates and counselors.

Belize Eco Kids Summer Camp: Biodiversity & Conservation!

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The eco-kids campers started the first full day of camp early Monday morning around the campfire singing traditional Belizean songs. Under the guidance of the resident expert eco-artist Miss Lilly Jones, each camper made their own “jungle journal” from recycled materials, which they will use to take personal notes on each day’s activities.

2015 Belize Eco-Kids Camp Rule #1 – JUST BE A KID!

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Upon arrival at the camp grounds the Eco-Kids were assigned to both their cabins and their teams for the week. The Tapirs, Toucans, Jaguars, and last but not least, the Howler Monkeys. Then they were all assembled in the dining area to design their team flags with paint and markers. Most of the campers were ecstatic when they learned that their hand and footprints were eligible to go on their team flags!

Belize Eco-Kids Summer Camp 2015 Kick-Off!

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The annual eco-kids summer camp gives 24 young Belizeans between the ages of 8 and 13 a chance to learn about their natural world through a mix of adventure, social interaction, and fun filled applied education – all aimed at instilling a sense of wonderment in the unique cultures that constitute Belize and the environment that sustains us all.

Belize Eco-Kids Summer Camp Winners 2015!

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24 young Belizeans between the ages of 8 and 13 have won a one week Chaa Creek Eco Kids Summer Camp Package which is scheduled from July 19th to the 26th, 2015. We want to congratulate all winners of our Eco Kids Essay Competition from more than 150 entries countrywide.