Eco Kids Camp Day 7: Belizean Wildlife & Final Farewell With the sun’s rays gently piercing through the screens of our jungle cabins, the dawn of a new but final day had arrived. Realizing this would be our last time hearing … Read more
Eco Kids Camp Day 6: Solid Waste Management & Sustainability Going to a summer camp is something EVERY child should get the opportunity to do. Apart from making lifelong friends, they also get the chance to make life long memories. A … Read more
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
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
Day 3: Learning About The Ancient Maya Wow, can you believe it’s already been 3 days? I’m not sure how time feels like back at home but here at camp its going super-fast! We’ve been having so much fun that … Read more
Day 2 – Biodiversity and Conservation A wet but joyful hello from the banks of the Macal river. Yes, for those of you who didn’t know, Eco Kids camp is held yearly at Chaa Creek’s Macal river camp. I know … Read more
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
Belizeans prove, once again, that thinking globally and acting locally is more than just a cliché Back in May 2018 we posted an announcement that the Belize Barrier Reef was slated to be taken off UNESCO’s World Heritage “Sites in … 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
Belize is currently creating one of Central America’s largest biological corridors …to provide safe, unhindered movement for some of the world’s most beautiful wildlife. Just after posting news about the Belize government’s recent moves to phase out the use of … Read more
are more than just words when Italy, Belize and Eco-Tourism join hands across the (green) planet What do Italy, a Caribbean regional organisation, Belize’s San Ignacio Town and The Lodge at Chaa Creek have in common? A desire to make … Read more
The morning started off cold and fresh, and as the campers awoke they pulled on sweaters and made their way up to the campfire. After singing some camp songs to warm up, we had a delicious breakfast and moved straight … Read more
Although they’re far to the north, the Canadian newspaper the Globe and Mail sounds close to Chaa Creek in Green philosophy, so we’re happy that they gave us special mention in a feature entitled: “Did you just book a green hotel (or was it green-washed)?”The article warns travellers to be discerning when booking a “Green” hotel; as for some it’s just a marketing ploy and doesn’t show a real commitment to sustainability.
Being an eco-kid would give me the opportunity to learn more about nature and to be able to share that knowledge with my classmates, my brothers and sister and my other friends. This year, I would like to be a Chaa Creek Eco-Kid to learn more about how I can make a difference in this beautiful country called Belize. I wonder… what exactly would await me at Chaa Creek? I’d sure like to find out!!