Recent posts from: Chitre 1 6-17-2024


Working Like a Local


Hi, this is Owen and Caelen writing today’s blog! We woke up at 7am and came down for a health check in and breakfast at 7:30 (some people were harder to wake up than others). Our breakfast was some grilled cheese sandwiches, fried dough with chicken inside, and...

Biocultural Diversity Day!


Hey Hey Bay Area baddies! This is Elyanna, the second (and arguably better) solo Leader of the Day, here to deliver an update on our first Friday in Panama. We started off Day 5 here in Chitre at 6:30 am and had a 7 am breakfast of pancakes, scrambled eggs with...

Aid & Development


Greetings, families! This is Christian, stepping up as the first solo Leader of the Day, ready to share our eventful day with you. Our morning began a tad later than usual, gathering at 7:40 AM for a hearty breakfast featuring tasty salchichas, fried tortilla, and a...

Culture Day


Hello families, this is Leslie and Jasmin the first Leaders of the Day. Today’s day was based on culture. We had an early morning which started at 6:30 am. We started our adventure at a local Bakery in Herrera Provencia named La Medalla Milagrosa. We got to eat...

Life in Panama


Good evening Families! This is Leona and Akeem reporting in as today’s Leaders of the Day! After an unexpected start to the trip, our delegation has shown why they were the students selected to be Glimpsers. The students have shown leadership, resilience, and...

Arrival day!


Hello family and friends! We hope you are doing well! Mauricio and Larry here again.  Today was a challenging but interesting day. Our group was split in two at the airport and they got their first opportunity to model the 3 C’s: courage, commitment, and compassion....

Intro!


Hiii! I’m Valeria and I go to James Logan High School. I enjoy being in community spaces and am so excited to find one in Panama! In my free time, I also enjoy dancing ballet folklorico, binge-watching k-dramas, and exploring makeup! I’m looking forward to the next...