Program Details

March 16 – March 24, 2014. Spring Break 8 day program on different perspectives of green business practices. Study and learn about green practices from contrasting viewpoints: agro industrial businesses, universities, non governmental institutions, comm
Location:
San Jose, Costa Rica; Santa Cruz, Costa Rica
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Spring Break

Program Overview

Program Description:
Topics and visits include The Rain Forest of Braulio Carrillo National Park, white water rafting and Chocolate Tour; Banana plantations, packing plants and bio-digesters, at Earth University; Assukkar sugar cane plantation.

Lectures will also be imparted with governmental and nongovernmental institutions such as CINDE, Procomer and Rain Forest Alliance; a lecture with an indigenous community leader and visits to two industrial plants. The program ends with three nights in a five star All Inclusive Resort in the North Pacific.

March 16 – March 24, 2014. Spring Break 8 day program on different perspectives of green business practices. Study and learn about green practices from contrasting viewpoints: agro industrial businesses, universities, non governmental institutions, communities, multinational as well as Costa Rican industries and recycling and waste management operations.

Fee will cover the following:
  • Transfers: airport – hotel – airport.
  • 3 nights at Hotel Tryp Sabana in double/triple occupancy with buffet breakfasts and taxes.
  • 1 night at the Earth University Facilities with breakfast, dinner, lunch, and tours described.
  • 3 nights at Barcelo Langosta 5 Star All Inclusive Resort. Accommodation triple or double. All breakfasts and lunches, and four dinners are included.
  • Day excursion to Sarapiqui: including white water rafting, chocolate tour, lunch transportation, and guide.
  • Site visits and lectures (The lecturers could change depending on the speakers availability).
  • Transportation with specialized guide.
  • Local Insurance.
Cost:
Total per student: Regular tuition and fees for the course at UALR, airfare to Costa Rica and $1400 fee payable to UALR.

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