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Accept the Challenge! Volunteer in Costa Rica this Summer!

Program Duration

2-4 Week


JUNE 14 – JULY 12, 2016; JULY 18 – AUGUST 14, 2016


- This project is open for high school and college students.
- Be at least 16 years old by December 31st of the year of volunteer service.
- Have completed at least two years of high school Spanish or the equivalent
- Adhere to the AMIGOS Standards of Personal Conduct and Community Behavior
- Meet the General Health Criteria for Participation
- Receive the Required Immunizations


  • Spanish

Cost in US$:


Cost Includes:

  • Written materials abroad
  • Written materials pre-departure
  • In-country staff support
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Excursions
  • Emergency evacuation services
  • Medical services
  • Medical insurance
  • Living stipend
  • Food
  • Housing
  • Travel while in host country
  • International travel

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Environment
  • Parks
  • Trail Building
  • Tree Planting

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays
  • Group living

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of 2-40

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Physical Exam/Health Records
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

Rolling admission deadlines - Dec. 15, Feb. 15, Ap