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Costa Rica Gap
21 Days
VOLUNTEERgap programs
Dates February 6 - February 26
Current GradeCollege/Gap
Price (USD) $5,299$4,999
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Costa Rica Gap - 21 days

Costa Rica Gap Program for College Students

Travel to Costa Rica on this Gap college program you won’t forget! Work alongside some of our long-standing service partners on projects such as building local homes for underprivileged residents and participating in environmental conservation projects. This Costa Rica Gap program uses a service-learning framework tailored for high school graduates, where our staff provides guidance and reflection on the impact of the work we do and promotes the value of empathy and cultural sensitivity. This includes developing your Capstone Project; a final presentation which demonstrates your understanding of one or more aspects of the educational/volunteer components of the program. When not volunteering, you’ll be off on amazing adventures like surfing, canyoning, and whitewater rafting! Students can also choose between Spanish language classes, remote learning and chill time at the beach.  It won’t be long before you’ll fall in love with all things Costa Rican and the Pura Vida lifestyle.

This Gap program is for high school graduates and college students between the ages of 17-22.

About This Program

  • What It's Like

    The perfect balance of meaningful service projects, cultural immersion and unforgettable adventures.

  • Certificate of Completion

    Upon successful completion of your program you will receive a certificate of completion outlining the various components including 50 service hours.

  • Service Projects

    Specific projects are confirmed in January and are similar to those described.

  • Local Guide

    A professional guide accompanies our staff with the group to assist, educate and immerse the students into the local culture.

  • Optional Language Component

    Combination of Spanish language classes with professional instruction and immersion activities in the community with your instructors.

  • Remote Learning

    Bring your laptop and do your college courses from Costa Rica.

  • Capstone Project

    Develop your individual Capstone Project.

  • Accommodations

    Hotels & lodges.

  • Meals

    Includes breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.

  • Activities

    Includes all recreation & activities listed.

  • Transportation

    Chartered, air-conditioned motor coach with a professional driver.

  • Group Size

    12 to 24 participants.

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Costa Rica Gap - 21 days

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