SESSION DATES: February 25 – March 1 and March 3-8
*Please plan to arrive at HistoriCorps provided accommodations no earlier than 12pm and no later than 7pm on the first day of your session.*
LOCATION: Located in the EL Yunque National Forest of Puerto Rico
HistoriCorps will provide beach access lodging for all participating volunteers. Expect to share rooms and modern amenities with fellow participants.
TRAVEL: Selected volunteers are required to book and coordinate personal airfare to Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport located in San Juan, PR. Selected volunteers are also responsible for coordinating their own transportation to and from our HistoriCorps provided lodging in Río Grande, PR, approximately 24 miles east of the airport. The lodging location will be disclosed with the pre-arrival information given to volunteers.
*Volunteers should expect to check out of HistoriCorps provided lodging by 11am on the Saturday after your final day of work*
WEATHER: Anticipate highs in the low 70s and lows in the 60s. Weather conditions may be rainy, cloudy, or sunny. Volunteers are responsible for checking weather conditions before their session begins and packing appropriately. Be advised that Puerto Rico is tropical destination and naturally a wet climate. Please come prepared for rainforest working conditions.
ABOUT VOLUNTEERING: HistoriCorps projects are free for volunteers! HistoriCorps will provide all meals, tools, training, equipment, and a campsite. Volunteers are responsible for their own transportation to the campsite, sleeping equipment, work gloves, clothes and boots, and other personal gear.