Introduction to Community Service in Costa Rica
I had a wonderful time in Costa Rica, I wish I could relive it one million times. It was a trip I will never forget and the people I met on the trip and in the community were amazing. Not only... costaricalover1019
This is one week of service and adventure at our Volcano & Rainforest base. Complete various educational and infrastructural service projects in the surrounding communities and zip line, whitewater raft, and visit hot springs and visit local communities in your free time.
LIVE in our comfortable base house surrounded by rainforest and swim in the sparkling pool, join a game of soccer, or hang out by the tranquil ponds.
WORK on rewarding, small-scale construction projects alongside people who truly need and appreciate your efforts.
PLAY with local school children as you teach English through recreation and supplement their day with an intercultural exchange (subject to school vacations and closings).
RELAX in natural hot springs, and on clear nights, possibly watch as bright lava flows down the side of an active volcano.
ZIP LINE over the rainforest canopy, horseback ride, whitewater raft, and rappel down waterfalls (all optional activities).
MAKE lifelong friends and share rewarding experiences while you live, laugh and work at The Volcano and Rainforest Base.
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An amazing experience!
Submitted by costaricalover1019 - San Francisco United States | June 30, 2017
I had a wonderful time in Costa Rica, I wish I could relive it one million times. It was a trip I will never forget and the people I met on the trip and in the community were amazing. Not only were the accommodations clean and tidy, but the food was great! I hope to go on another Rustic Pathways trip in the future.
Costa Rica: Arenal, San Jose
- Community Service & Volunteering
- Outdoor Education
- Building & Construction Projects
- Community Development
- English Teaching
- Youth Development
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Cost in USD per week
The above cost includes all ground transportation in-country, 3 meals a day, housing, staff through the duration of the program, all supplies for the volunteer projects and all excursions on the program itinerary not listed as optional.
- Group living
Students must be 14 years old and up to participate on the program. Additionally, participants must submit an application through the Rustic Pathways website and complete the appropriate documents before traveling on the program.
- Online Application
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