Javier and students

Andean Culture and Cosmovision

Our second day of the trip was spent exploring quito’s historic center, and our first introduction to Andean culture. What an great introduction to this country! Day three started our customary Ecuadorian breakfast of fruit, toast, eggs, and a surplus of coffee. After that, it was time to hop in the bus and visit Javier’s […]

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Amazon Adventures Continued

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Between adventuring through the Amazon and crafting jewelry, the Sustainable Summer crew spent the day not just learning Kichwa culture, but living it. Luis, the guide, helped introduce ideas on medicine, ecology, jewelry, and music as it is pertained to the culture of the native peoples. A hike full of massive trees, sprawling spiders, dark […]

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Welcome Bridge to the Future 2016

Hey Bridge to the Future participants! Kiska and Remy here – your super stoked sustainable summer (s)program (s)facilitators. We both just landed in New York for staff training, having finished up our respective first years of grad school. Remy is studying renewable energy politics in a Geography program at the University of Arizona, and Kiska […]

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Welcome to Sustainable Summer 2016

Hello students, parents, educators, and friends! I’m excited to officially kick off Sustainable Summer 2016 with the launch of our Amazon Adventure program tomorrow, followed by our Seeds of Change program in Ecuador and our Bridge to the Future program in Costa Rica, which are launching on Sunday. We’ll also be welcoming a group of […]