Adventure Travel in San Jose

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Costa Rica Medical Volunteer

Volunteer at an English-speaking coastal clinic in Costa Rica with Gapforce. Gapforce staff will meet volunteers at San Jose International Airport and transfer them to a base, where they will undergo a welcome and safety briefing. Volunteers will then be allocated to the clinic by the base, working with dedicated medical staff for either a morning or afternoon shift. No medical experience is ne...

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Frontier

With more than 400 projects worldwide and with 25 years experience of providing ethical travel placements, Frontier can find you the perfect adventure whatever you want to achieve. We offer placements in more than 50 countries including Costa Rica, Madagascar, Fiji and loads more. Here are just some of the options available: Marine Conservation and Diving Travel to beach paradises, scuba...

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Affordable Volunteer Abroad Programs: from USD 10 per day

International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ) is the world's leading volunteer travel organization, providing affordable, safe and responsible volunteer programs in over 30 different destinations around the world. With program fees starting from just USD 10 per day, IVHQ is the volunteer organization of choice for thousands of volunteers every year. Established in 2007, IVHQ has supported over 55,0...

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Broadreach

Broadreach offers experiential summer adventures for middle school, high school and college students, including scuba, sailing, multi-sport, marine biology, language immersion and community service programs that span the globe. Over the years, we've taken thousands of teenagers to some of the world's most incredible destinations -- the islands of the Caribbean, Australia, Fiji, the Solomon Isla...

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Documentary Filmmaking in Costa Rica - Community Media

The Film In Action Documentary Filmmaking course in Costa Rica is a unique opportunity for aspiring filmmakers, journalists, photographers and anyone interested in community media, international development and travel. The month long program combines tutorials, workshops and immersive practical experience of filmmaking with Costa Rican community groups, with participants producing narrative dri...

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Costa Rica: Biodiversity, Ecology & Sustainability

The program begins in the country’s capital, San José, where you learn about Costa Rican history and culture with visits to museums and markets. From there, you will visit nature reserves and national parks, kayak in the Golfo Dulce or along the Osa Peninsula, and take in the splendor of Costa Rica’s coastline. A remote biological station nestled in the rain forest will be your classroom as you...

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Costa Rica: Surf, Service, Soccer, Language & Leadership

Global Works offers different programs varying in duration, dates, language learning, adventures and service opportunities. Travel adventures include hiking peaks, lush cloud forests, rafting the Pacuare, volcano tours, environmental projects, rain forest excursions, and surfing at pristine beach locations. Valuable community service alongside villagers improves language skills and cultural exc...

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Outward Bound Costa Rica

We design custom courses for groups of 5 participants minimum. Groups get to choose everything from the dates and durations of their trip, to the activities they want their program to include. We are also able to advise on activities and types of accommodation that match your interests and objectives, and pick the best locations for your course. Step by step, we will assist groups in planning a...

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Travel for Teens: Costa Rica Service and Spanish (11 days)

Join TFT in a unique Costa Rican adventure which incorporates community service, language learning, and adventure. Participants have a fantastic opportunity to hone their Spanish skills, whatever level they may be. To help the local community, volunteer projects are available where students can assist in a local school and create fun adventure activities for the kids.

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GoEco - Top Volunteer Organization

While Costa Rica has a very high literacy rate and has a very strong tourism industry, there are also quite large impoverished and at-risk communities. This project aims to send volunteers into these communities to help them achieve their goals. There are a variety of projects in different fields volunteers can choose from such as helping with women’s issues, child welfare, or healthcare and ed...

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The Rain Forest Village Experience: Costa Rica

Rain Forest Village Experience: Costa Rica! Costa Rica is a cultural and natural paradise, but most travelers see only the large, tourist resorts. This Road Less Traveled program, however, offers a unique opportunity in the middle of a secluded natural rainforest to help an untouched community create a sustainable future. While helping the community to help themselves, volunteers will be tre...

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MAXIMO NIVEL

Maximo Nivel work-study-travel programs in Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Peru. We have been a leading educational travel and study abroad provider since 2003. - Volunteer Abroad - International Internships - TEFL Certification & Paid Teaching work - Native Spanish Program - and more... VOLUNTEER ABROAD and get involved! Volunteer projects include Working with Kids, Construction, ...

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IPEE Spanish Language School, Costa Rica

Start your journey to Spanish language learning through Costa Rican Trip. We offer a wonderful opportunity wherein you learn Spanish with IPEE and travel the country on your free time! Your stay in Costa Rica will truly be an unforgettable experience of adventure and learning. We work with a Spanish school that gives assurance of quick yet effective and fun method of learning. They have pro...

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SPI Study Abroad

The SPI Flamingo Beach, Costa Rica program is located in the province of Guanacaste, along the Pacific Coast. The province is renowned for its breathtakingly beautiful white sand beaches and clear water. The small town of Flamingo Beach is a perfect locale for high school students to practice your Spanish in the mornings and swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, sailing, or just relaxing...

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Faculty-Led programs

The customized group programs are adapted to each university or faculty’s needs and goals (length, topics & budget). The most popular programs we have run during the past years include: peace studies & alternate conflict resolution, tropical ecology, foreign investment & entrepreneurship in Costa Rica, rural sustainable development and inclusive learning.