Costa Rica is famous as a leading “voluntourism①” destination, parti-cularly because of the wide range of programs it offers: animal lovers can help baby sea turtles scamper② out to sea, tree huggers can help plant new life in the forest, green thumbs can try their hand at organic agriculture ... there are opportunities for everyone. Here are our top four picks.
Save the turtles
Baby sea turtles are the cutest little things you have ever laid your eyes on, though there are tragically less and less of them with each passing year.
Few things in life are as rewarding as putting a smile on the face of a child, especially one who is in desperate need of your help.
Protect the forest
If you are an aspiring forester, or simply want to feel good about saving the rain forest, there are opportunities here to learn about trail maintenance, surveying, administration and wildlife management.
Organic farming is the wave of the future, so why not take some time to learn how to grow a better tomato.