CENTER FOR LEARNING ALLIANCE:
Andes and Amazon Field School
Shayarina Amazonian Resilience
Iyarina has three campuses. Our primary campus overlooking the Rio Napo near Tena counts with
32 guest rooms with bath and hot water.
Houses 80 guests plus staff
2 dining rooms seating 150 people
Classroom areas with internet and large screen TVs for lectures.
A sandy beach for swimming.
A large chacra (traditional garden or agricultural field) where we grow much of our food and seek to preserve the many varieties of manioc and traditional food plants.
A botanical garden.
600 hectares of forest with creeks and trails for hiking
Open wall classrooms surrounded by gardens with large screen TVs and internet available for projection.
A sandy beach for swimming and tubing
Spacious screened in rooms with bathrooms and hot water in a fenced in campus.
Firm, high quality mattresses for a good sleep.
Three meals per day combining North American, Latin, and Amazonian cuisines are served family style in a dining room overlooking the Napo. Vegetarian and special diet menus are available on request. All meals are prepared in keeping with international security standards for food security. Students who wish to practice Kichwa while learning Ecuadorian recipes may volunteer to help out in their free time.