Outward Bound Costa Rica: Coast to Coast Semester Abroad Expedition
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Outward Bound Costa Rica: Coast to Coast Semester Abroad Expedition

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.

Highlights
  • 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
Locations
North America » Panama
North America » Nicaragua
North America » Costa Rica
Program Tags
Adventure Travel
Hands-On Learning
Language Immersion
Scuba Diving Instruction
Study Abroad
Volunteer Abroad
Length
3-6 Months
Timeframe
Fall
Spring
Accommodation
Host Family
Tent
Inclusions
Accommodation
Activities
Equipment
Meals
Some Equipment
Transportation
Exclusions
Airfare
Domestic Airfare
Primary Language
English
Age Min.
17
Deposit
$500.00
Starting Price
$11,175.00
Currency
USD
Price Details
Course tuition includes all room and board, technical gear, instruction, and in-country transportation while on course. Airfare to/from Costa Rica, personal equipment, and personal supplies are not covered in tuition costs.

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BE. OUT. THERE. Outward Bound Costa Rica inspires a lifetime of leadership, growth, and a commitment to serve through adventure-based learning. Since 1992, we have honed our approach to experiential education, utilizing Costa Rica and Panama’s tropical reefs, rivers, and rainforests to help participants discover

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