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Scriber Lake Students Returing To Costa Rica To Save The Turtles In 2010
Wednesday, December 02, 2009
Students from Scriber Lake High School presented the details of their latest planned trip to Costa Rica to save the Leatherback Turtle from poachers. During their 10 day trip in March 2010, they will be patrolling the beaches that are the egg laying ground for these endangered turtles in an effort to collect eggs and keep them out of the hands of poachers.
They will also volunteer at the turtle hatchery, and help release new turtles into the sea. When they're not working at the hatchery or patrolling the beaches, they'll be visiting with local tribes, schools and other people and learning about the lifestyle and culture of Costa Rica.
For many of the exceptional students at this alternative high school, this trip represents a life changing event - the first time many have traveled by plane, or out of the country, as well as their first personal encounter with a very different culture. To fund the $2,300 per student for this trip, they'll need the support of their family, friends and community. You can help raise funds by :
- Purchasing Costa Rican Coffee - they are selling a special coffee directly from the area of Costa Rica they'll be visiting will all proceeds of the going to the fundraising for this trip. You can find students selling this tasty coffee outside local grocery stores throughout the coming months. For a schedule, or purchase the coffee directly, please contact <faculty contact>.
- Making A Donation - cash donations are much appreciated. These can be made by contacting <faculty contact>.
- Tell A Friend - tell a friend about this wonderful opportunity to support exceptional students in an endeavour to broaden their horizons.