Learn about sustainable development and catch waves in the small coastal community of El Paredon. Practice Spanish with welcoming host families in rural Nicaragua. Get SCUBA certified in the sparkling turquoise waters of the Caribbean island of Roatan. Explore the diverse traditions of Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Roatan in the tropical haven of Central America.
Experiential Education: Volunteer with a turtle conservation non-profit in Costa Rica; help patrol the beach so that baby turtles make their way back to the ocean.
Community: Live communally as a group and eat your meals with host families on a lush Guatemalan property that was once a coffee plantation.
Intercultural Exchange: Learn about sustainable living and organic agriculture while staying on a farm on Ometepe Island in Nicaragua.
Note: this is a 3-month long semester program.
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Earn up to $5000 per year in scholarship funding from Carpe Diem Education. Through our partnership with Portland State University, students are eligible to complete up to 18 quarter credits during their semester program.