Program Details

During the week of Spring Break or the second two weeks of the month-long summer programs, ISA-HS Global Impact students engage in volunteer activities with local organizations in their host city. Volunteer options generally fall into specific service are
Location:
Heredia, Costa Rica
Program Type:
Volunteer Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Work Types:
Translation
Duration:
1-2 weeks, 1-3 months

Program Overview

Program Description:
Heredia is a city that is emblematic of the Costa Rican lifestyle. It is located only a short distance away from San José, the capital city of Costa Rica, and offers many big-city amenities, but life in Heredia is decidedly relaxed, calm and enjoyable. The city showcases pleasant plazas, lush green spaces and parks, and friendly people enjoying their days.

During the week of Spring Break or the second two weeks of the month-long summer programs, ISA-HS Global Impact students engage in volunteer activities with local organizations in their host city. Volunteer options generally fall into specific service areas. The list below includes examples of past projects: national parks, zoo, nature preserve, orphanages, food bank, community programs, after-school programs, nursery/day care, tree planting, painting, trash removal, children's museum, art museum

Program Price Includes: • Pre-Departure Advising • Tuition at Host University • Official Transcript from Host University • On-site LPI Office • Full-time LPI Resident Staff • On-site Cultural and Academic Orientation • Airport Reception and Transfers • Student Housing • Internet Access • Tutorial Assistance • Excursions • Cultural Activities • Medical Insurance • Student Services • Visa Support
Setting Description:
Located on the Universidad Latina campus, the Heredia ISA-HS office serves as a convenient home base for students to relax, regroup, talk with the Heredia staff, find information about the city, use the Internet and receive tutoring. The LPI Heredia staff members are dedicated to helping make the most of students' experiences abroad.

Additional Program Information

Scholarships:
Yes

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