Outward Bound Costa Rica: 19+ Costa Rica & Panama

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Enroll in a Spring Gap Year & Semester course by Nov 15th to receive a $500 Early Bird discount!


Adults ages 19 and up can discover Costa Rica or Panama in one action-packed week or combine both the courses below for a two-week unforgettable experience.

Costa Rica: Learn backcountry skills as you navigate through dense tropical jungle to a series of rural home stays. Rappel an 80-foot waterfall, and harvest sugar cane from scratch before leaving the jungle and beginning your beach phase. While along the Pacific Coast, conclude your experience in Manuel Antonio National Park by learning to surf with our experienced instructors.

Panama: Discover the natural wonders of Panama’s ecosystems and absorb the Panamanian way of life while learning to scuba dive. There, earn your NAUI scuba certification while diving among vibrant coral reefs, colorful fish, mangroves, and a sunken ship.

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About Outward Bound Costa Rica

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...