As the International Education Coordinator for Sister Communities of San Ramón, Nicaragua (SCSRN), I am happy to share with you how we at SCSRN understand what international education is. As more and more people are exploring the world through our cultural immersion ecotours and international educational trips, we wanted to share what we aspire to… Read More →
High Schooler reflects upon his Thanksgiving Family Ecotour – Leave your smartphone at home!
Our Thanksgiving, week-long trip to Nicaragua was fantastic! Although I was not celebrating Thanksgiving with my family home in the United States, I celebrated it in another place I call home. This Nicaragua trip, majestic outdoor palace, would be my second in the past two years. I was once again the only child going on… Read More →
Let’s reach the United Nations goals together in San Ramón!
On September 25, 2015, the United Nations officially adopted the 17 Sustainable Development goals for 2030. These new goals include “ending poverty in all its forms everywhere; ensuring inclusive and quality education for all and promoting lifelong learning; and bolstering affordable and clean energy” (see here). How do we at Sister Communities of San Ramón,… Read More →
High School Student Inspired by Her Spring Break Trip
This past spring break, I had the amazing opportunity to go on a school trip with SCSRN. It was an extremely fun and rewarding experience. I loved how we did a nice mixture of touristy activities and community service. For example, we visited a cathedral, went to museums, and spent time at the eco-lodge “Finca… Read More →
Break Bread (or Tortillas) with Your Family in San Ramón this Thanksgiving
Please join us this November 21-28th on our 2015 Thanksgiving Family Ecotour! Sister Communities of San Ramón, Nicaragua is working with trip organizer, Maggie Underberg, to create an unforgettable experience for families of adventurers! Activities you and your children will enjoy include hiking, making corn tortillas and Nacatamales (native dish), observing native weavers, and visiting… Read More →