Crystal Rose McGinnis

Educator, Writer, Performer, Volunteer

Professional Memberships & Committees

National Association for the Education of Young Children


Follow my journey...

August 8, 2018

I started out on my journey to Riziki at 10:30 am with my driver John, my new “African Father”. He used the 3 ½ hour drive to teach me about the beauty and culture of Kenya. I wish I had recorded it all, but I wanted to truly be present on the drive. There was so much...

August 8, 2018

Sadly, this is a little delayed because I am having reception issues but I will post whenever possible. 

August 7, 2018

Please enjoy my first video of this journey! Post #1 - Video 

January 1, 2018

I am still speechless from my visit to the Sloth Sanctuary. I will definitely be compiling my thoughts and pictures for. post soon, but here is a taste of the AMAZINGNESS of that day...

My trip was so incredible and all I wanted was to come home, hang with my mom and ta...

December 30, 2017

December 29, 2017

Find out why I travelled from Ostional Wildlife Refuge (Pacific Coast) to Límon (Carribean Coast) in 11 hours on no sleep with my very own Costa Rican Park Ranger/Tour Guide!!!

Here's the story... Day 14 in Costa Rica  

More about the Sloth Sanctuary... ...

December 28, 2017

Check out my latest video blog and don't forget to subscribe below!

Day 12 In Costa Rica: The Arribada Started  

December 27, 2017

December 26, 2017

I had an incredible Christmas weekend in Tamarindo (more on that to come) and today I made my way back to my volunteer placement at Ostional Wildlife Refuge. Here are some thoughts while I wait for the bus...

Day 11 in Costa Rica  

UPDATE: I did catch th...

December 24, 2017

December 22, 2017

Check out my Facebook Live video after my first night patrol at Ostional Wildlife Refuge...

 Facebook Live 

December 22, 2017

 Day 6 was filled with emotions and realizations..

Day 6: Emotional Day & Climate Change is Real!  

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