Enroll in a Gap Year & Semester course by July 1st to receive a $500 Early Bird discount:
Explore Costa Rica like never before as you trek for 26-days from the Caribbean to Pacific Coast, discovering rainforest valleys and cloud forests. Push yourself to transcend self-imposed limits and expand your cultural awareness.
You’ll begin this 85-day course at our rainforest base camp where you will earn your First Aid and CPR certifications and build a foundation in Spanish language. Following this training, you will complete the cornerstone activity of hiking from coast to coast in Costa Rica. Learn about the rich tropical ecology and exotic wildlife as you trek through some of the most remote regions of the country.
In addition to exploring Costa Rica by hiking, surfing and whitewater rafting, venture into the neighboring country of Panama where you will scuba dive tropical coral reefs of the Caribbean Ocean. Visit Nicaragua to put your Spanish skills to use and engage in meaningful service learning projects. You can earn 12 college credits upon completing this course.
- Explore Costa Rica on foot on a 26-day trek from the Caribbean to Pacific Coast
- Embark on our only semester with phases in three Central American countries
- Immerse yourself in local culture with Spanish language lessons & community service projects