CIEE Gap Year: Monteverde, Costa Rica / Service & Leadership
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CIEE Gap Year: Monteverde, Costa Rica / Service & Leadership

Focus Areas

  • Community Service & Volunteering
  • Gap Year
  • Homestays

Program Duration

3-6 Months, 1-2 Years

Year(s) Offered

Fall: Late August – Late November / Spring: Early February – Mid-May

Participation Guidelines

American Participants.

Cost in USD per week

Contact Provider for Cost Details

Program Includes:

- Careful selection and screening of a compatible host family
- Room and board with selected host family
- Supervision and support of local staff
- Online orientation prior to leaving the U.S. and an orientation upon arrival in country
- International medical insurance through iNext
- 24-hour worldwide travel assistance and support
- Visa support and pre-departure assistance
- CIEE led educational trips and excursions. Excursions include transportation, meals, accommodations, and guided tours
- Airport greeting and transportation
- In-person support and counseling from in-country staff
- 24/7 support and counseling available to students and parents from CIEE headquarters staff
- Letter of Recommendation upon request and successful completion of program
- Certificate of completion – varies by program
- Access to CIEE Alumni network

Experience Required