Program Details

Program fee includes all in-country expenses including: all educational materials, lodging, 3 meals per day, all in-country transportation, airport pick-up/drop-off, in-country support, secondary travel insurance, and a pre-departure orientation.
Location:
San Jose, Costa Rica
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
High School
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:

Experience the pure life – or Pura Vida – while giving back in an underserved beach community. Escape to Costa Rica’s Pacific coast, where you’ll volunteer in a beachside village and work to improve the lives of youth there. Clean up beaches, play sports with local children, help improve the schools, and relax after a hard day’s work at our beautiful Home Base. Living in an authentic community is a great way to learn about Costa Rican culture. Duration: 10 Days

Live in a coastal village near a beautiful beach Volunteer to expand opportunities for local children. Ride inner tubes down a jungle river. Hike along the side of a volcano. Zip-line through the forest. Relax in natural hot springs,

Student/Staff Ratio: 6 to 1

Community Service Hours: 20

Program fee includes all in-country expenses including: all educational materials, lodging, 3 meals per day, all in-country transportation, airport pick-up/drop-off, in-country support, secondary travel insurance, all cultural activities, lectures, and weekend excursions, and pre-departure materials and support.

Cost:
$3,499 Airfare not included. Some scholarships available.

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