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Costa Rica Expedition!. Oban High and Dunoon Grammar School 2011. Purpose? . Where is Costa Rica?. Turtle Conservation Project BriBri Tribe Trek through the jungle. What are we doing?. BriBri Project .

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costa rica expedition
Costa Rica Expedition!

Oban High and Dunoon Grammar School


what are we doing
Turtle Conservation Project

BriBri Tribe

Trek through the jungle

What are we doing?
bribri project
BriBri Project 

We will be doing building projects to help the village grow and develop. We will be;

Making a difference

Improving Basic living conditions

Make an achievement

Form a close bond with the tribe

Have an Impact

And make memories!

previous projects

Previous Projects… 

They have done a variety of building projects in the past including;

Install a fresh water supply

Constructing the first ever flushing toilet

Constructing a clinic

building the toilet

Building the Toilet!

This required students to dig a substantial pit and a long, deep trench in very harsh conditions. The trench and base of the pit were then filled with masses of stones collected from a nearby riverbed. A toilet block and shower was then built above the pit. This has help improve the sanitary conditions in the communal area.

constructing a clinic

Constructing a Clinic 

Students built a clinic in the communal area of Namu Wökir. Once the clinic was built the government agreed to provide a nurse and visits from a doctor. Not only did this improve the health care for the community our students learnt many new building skills.

the trek

The Trek 

The trek is through the jungle of the Corcovado National Park in the Osa Peninsula in south-west Costa Rica, and we trek for 3 days

turtle conservation project

Turtle Conservation project!

Whilst at the project you may help the biologists in the hatchery to clear out old nests and record the number and state of unhatched eggs. You will also be able to go on night petrols to look for turtles as they lay their eggs and during the day you will be able to release the hatchlings.

construction projects

Construction Projects

Building a bridge!