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Costa Rica 4-Week

Language Immersion & Service Adventure

Language Immersion and Service Adventure

Sessions July 01, 2014 to July 28, 2014
Grades 9-12
Average Group Size: 18 students/ 3 staff

Costa Rica's most popular saying, "Pura Vida," litterally means, "Pure Life."

And that’s just what you get on this Global Works journey to this land of amazing geographic diversity and unassuming human warmth. From the small villages we live in to the beaches we play on, our experience is one that is authentic and meaningful. Join us on one of our most popular and longest running immersion programs.

Itinerary   Accommodations   Slideshow  

Service Projects

  • Earn 50-70 community service hours
  • Environmental: work on erosion prevention projects with a Costa Rican conservation organization
  • Education: present English Language lessons to local community members
  • Community Development: construct community facilities and organize field days for elementary school students

Language Immersion

  • Experience a Homestay in a small village
  • Improve your Spanish through fun scavenger hunts and homestay interview questions
  • Practice your Spanish & teach English with Costa Rican Students

Adventure and Cultural Activities

  • Raft Costa Rica’s best white water
  • Surf world-class Pacific waves
  • Take canopy walks and night hikes in Costa Rica’s beautiful cloud forests
  • Zip line through Rincon de la Vieja National Park
  • Enjoy a Latin dance class

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I  am so happy I went on this trip. I met such interesting people that I know I will never forget and learned more than I could have ever imagined.

Sam Goodman, Costa Rica Participant

My favorite part was the homestay because being so integrated in such a new culture was unforgettable.

Global Works Participant

We want to thank everyone at GLOBAL WORKS for providing Hannah with such an incredible and enriching experience in Costa Rica this summer. The five hour drive home from the Newark airport passed very quickly as we listened to Hannah's interesting...

Dan and Debbey Grow, Parent of Costa Rica Participant