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Conservation in Peru with Projects Abroad (2-Week High School Special)
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Conservation in Peru with Projects Abroad (2-Week High School Special)

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Location

Peru: Puerto Maldonado

Program Summary

For a chance to truly get away from it all this summer, join us for two weeks in the Peruvian rainforest, located deep in the heart of the Amazon. This project offers a unique opportunity to experience the rainforest environment and participate in important conservation activities.

Upon arrival at our jungle base at the Taricaya Lodge, you will be given a full orientation and receive an introduction to the project from one of our conservation staff. You will spend the two weeks working on the same schedule as our regular and more experienced volunteers. Projects currently include wildlife observations from our viewing platform high in the jungle canopy, night observation walks along the extensive network of trails, work on our animal release program, and managing a pilot farm we've created.

Focus Areas

  • Outdoor Education
  • Community Service & Volunteering

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks

Participation Guidelines

Worldwide Participants.

Cost in USD per week

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Program Includes:

The price of each placement includes all your food and accommodation, transfers to and from the airport, full travel and medical insurance plus support and 24 hour back-up from our staff based around the world.

Experience Required

No

Application Procedures

  • Letters of Reference
  • Written Application
  • Other

Institution Affiliates:

The International Volunteer Programs Association

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