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Costa Rica- Combination Language and Community Service- 21 Days

Program Duration

2-4 Weeks


2017: June 26 - July 16

Travel Types

  • Camping
  • Canoeing
  • Cross-Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Dancing
  • Downhill Skiing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • River Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba
  • Sea Kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • Snowboarding
  • Soccer & Football
  • Surfing
  • Tours
  • Water Skiing


Participants on our community service programs should be prepared to work as a team. You are committing yourself not only to hard work on service days (from 6-8 hours) but also to your fellow volunteers and those we will be assisting. In sharing this rewarding experience, you are guaranteed to form lasting friendships and will no doubt take away much more than you give. You will receive a certificate of completion recognizing 30-80 hours (depending on program) of service and listing projects accomplished.

Minimum Education

High School

Type of Programs

  • Student Exchange
  • Experiential Learning
  • Community Service & Volunteering
  • Language Immersion


  • Spanish

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching

  • English
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

$5,999 plus airfare to and from San Jose, Costa Rica.

Program Fees Include:

All lodging, three meals daily, recreation & entertainment listed, airport transfers in designated times, gratuities and taxes.

Credit Available


Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Development
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Conservation
  • Counseling
  • Eco-tourism
  • Education
  • Health Care
  • Health Education
  • Public Health
  • Social Work
  • Teaching
  • Tourism
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

in Groups of of 18 - 21

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Other

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad