Costa Rica ’17: The Video

Video by Nicky Mullen, Words by Matt Bond It’s difficult to sum up in a few words all that we experienced on our trip. The first few days after a trip like this can be magical as the memories and moments float through our minds. We instantly recall the larger moments – playing lacrosse, painting […]

Costa Rica ’17: Day One

By Ryan Murphy, 11th Grader, Menlo School Today we spent most of the day traveling. Having just got off the red eye and a 6 hour drive (with a stop for ice cream and team pic next to an unusual statue…), everyone was pretty exhausted and ready to rest.  However, after consuming some quality arroz […]

Costa Rica ’17, Pre-Trip Thoughts

By Cam Baker, 11th Grader, Menlo-Atherton High School Coming from a community as fortunate as mine, I cannot help but feel as if my blessings as well as my tight-knit and supportive family have blinded my outlook on the rest of the world. It is for this reason that I reached out to Matt Bond, […]

Growing the Game with Pura Vida

By Joey Lohmann, 12th grader, Menlo-Atherton High: Curious and cramped. Two words to describe my teammates and I in the van ride from the airport in Liberia, Costa Rica to Playa Samara. My lacrosse team, SixFifty Lacrosse led by Matt Bond, was headed on a “Lax and Serve” mission to better the lives of native […]

In Menlo: Costa Rica Lacrosse and Service

High school boys who play lacrosse invited to compete in Costa Rica while participating in service projects by CONTRIBUTED CONTENT on JANUARY 24, 2013 A local youth sports company is combining an unusual pair of ideas — competitive high school sports and socially-conscious service projects. SixFifty Lacrosse, led by Menlo-Atherton High School lacrosse coach Matt Bond, […]

Why We Serve

Throughout the year, SixFifty offers young men and women the opportunity to serve and give back to a number of different communities. By harnessing the passion of the lacrosse community and engaging under-served groups, we have the opportunity to make a positive social change in a small part of the world, wherever we may be. […]