Here is a snapshot of 7-night trip we hosted for RAKlife in the summer of 2016
day one: ease in
Arrival & Meet & Greet. Get Settled, Unpack. Take a Brief Tour of Town (Where BPP is, Where to get Snacks, Food, Water, ATM & Basic Directions.).
Free time. Relax, Grab a Bite to Eat, Unwind, Decompress or Head Out and Explore the Town!
day two: fishing + feast
Brunch at Nicaragua’s First Brew Pub
Fishing Trip: After brunch the group will go on a afternoon fishing trip, where everyone will also be given the opportunity to see the
view of the bay, sail to a beach and swim. Beverages and Snacks are included. Sail back to Shore at Sunset.
Welcome Dinner: If the group catches fish that night, a restaurant on the beach will have them serve it up for dinner! If not, no worries, we will still have a great meal. The welcome dinner will also involve a Q&A with BPP’s Founder, Dyani Makous who will tell a little more about the organization, San Juan del Sur and what to expect for the next six days.
day three: cultural exchange at bpp
Hear more about the founding of the Barrio Planta Project (BPP), and the history of our building La Escuela Integral, which once belonged to the famous dictator Antonio Somoza. Through icebreaker activities & interactive team building games, volunteers will get to know BPP students. Afterwards, volunteers will be given a scenic and educational tour of Barrio La Planta, the neighborhood where BPP started.
Lunch will include traditional Nicaraguan food served at a restaurant on the beach with BPP Teachers & Staff. Afterwards, volunteers will return to the school to meet BPP’s afternoon students, a larger group of younger kids. Everyone will be divided into teams and challenged to scavenger hunts throughout town.
day four: cooking classes + zip-lining
Volunteers will participate and help lead Cooking Classes with BPP Students and will learn how to cook Nicaraguan Specialties
such as Enchiladas and Repochetas. Both Volunteers and BPP Students will receive classes together in an interactive group setting.
After that, we will feast and have down time with the kids!
After lunch Group will head to a local Adventure Park to see natural wildlife unique to Nicaragua on a guided nature hike and
experience the thrill and incredible view zip lining through the treetops sandwiched between the Pacific Ocean and Lake Nicaragua.