Welcome to our community!

Welcome to our community!

January the seventeenth was a special day for everyone at Escuela Caracol, it was the day when we welcomed for the first time all the new families of our community. The spark in the eyes of every parent as they were imagining their happy children being holistically...
The girl of the lamp

The girl of the lamp

Here we are presenting you a traditional Waldorf tale, recounted exactly the way it is told in the classroom to our students. We hope you enjoy it.

A Day in the Life of a Maya Waldorf Kindergarten

A Day in the Life of a Maya Waldorf Kindergarten

At 7:30 a.m. we start arriving: the teachers, that is. Maribel, Angelina, and Sandra, my colleagues in Escuela Caracol’s preprimary school, walk down from Barrio #1 and I arrive on bicycle from the neighboring town of Tzununa. Sandra and I begin the day in our...
A glimpse into grades 4 and 5 classroom

A glimpse into grades 4 and 5 classroom

This year at Escuela Caracol, the combined 4th/5th grade class was made up of eight children, all from San Marcos and the neighboring villages of Lake Atitlán. Having the students come back each year bigger, healthier, and more curious than ever is testimony to their...