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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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The culture of Costa Rica is rich with friends and family and appreciating the little things in life. There is a lesson to be learned around every corner, under every overturned rock in the paths of our lives. 

Anonymous, Costa Rica Participant

When we first came into this homestay, everyone was nervous, as we thought to ourselves how hard it was going to be sleeping in a different bed and taking cold showers. We didn’t realize that the hard part was actually saying goodbye. 

Costa Rica Language Immersion Participant

I met phenomenal people I wouldn’t have known otherwise and spent time in the world’s most beautiful country.

Kamla Kumar, Costa Rica Participant