Location and Culture:
The Puerto Rico project center offers an opportunity to be immersed in a Caribbean culture that is a unique and harmonious blend of Spanish and North American influences found nowhere else in the world. Located in San Juan, the project center offers the attractions of a large metropolitan area within easy reach of El Yunque National Park, white sand beaches, the historic El Morro Spanish fortress, Arecibo Observatory, and many other sites of interest.
Past students at the San Juan, Puerto Rico project center have:
- Evaluated the feasibility of establishing a composting facility in the Cantera Community
- Identified sources of funding for a lifeguard program to reduce drowning rate at Puerto Rican beaches
- Investigated ways to improve environmental efficiency and sustainability of a junior high school building