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    Summer Programs in Costa Rica

    Discover summer programs for teens in Costa Rica! You can work on your Spanish, help with conservation and environmental programs, experience new cultures and discover a beautiful country. Some programs offer the chance to volunteer in communities or schools. Some will get your adrenaline pumping with an adventure in the Costa Rican rain forest or surf camp. Others are an opportunity to do community service in schools, cities or towns. And some high school programs in Costa Rica offer a combination of travel, adventure, language immersion and service.

    Arcos Journeys: Community Service & Eco Adventure
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    Arcos Journeys: Community Service & Eco Adventure

    Costa Rica

    Combine community service and eco adventure in tropical Costa Rica! Perform community service in the town of Atenas and learn first-hand about the local culture. Travel to the rainforests of the Arenal Volcano region for hiking, hot springs, ziplines, and horseback riding. Then on to Manuel Antonio on the Pacific for surfing and whitewater rafting...(more)

    AFS-USA: Summer Study Abroad
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    AFS-USA: Summer Study Abroad

    New York, New York

    Summer is an ideal time to study abroad in high school. Discover new people, places, and perspectives without missing out on your school year back home. Whether you want a two-week dive into sustainable development or a two-month language-learning program, you’ll find our summer study abroad options pack a lot into a little time...(more)

    Arcos Journeys: Costa Rican Cultural Journey
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    Arcos Journeys: Costa Rican Cultural Journey

    Costa Rica

    Traverse Costa Rica and delve into the cultural heart of the country. Start your journey in the Central Valley seeing area highlights. Visit an indigenous reserve and the artisans of Sarchi. Experience the culture and beauty of the Nicoya peninsula and the beaches of the striking Pacific coast...(more)

    Westcoast Connection: Costa Rica Adventure
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    Westcoast Connection: Costa Rica Adventure

    Costa Rica

    Get your adrenaline flowing in Costa Rica! Zipline through the Cloud Forest, whitewater raft the Pacuare River, rappel down waterfalls and surf at world-famous Tamarindo Beach on this Costa Rica adventure travel tour for teens. Led by outstanding summer program leaders, this is a truly unforgettable small-group experience in a beautiful country. After this incredible experience, you’ll bring home the “Pura Vida” lifestyle along with memories that will last a lifetime!..(more)

    Westcoast Connection: Costa Rica: Children’s Camp Leadership
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    Westcoast Connection: Costa Rica: Children’s Camp Leadership

    Costa Rica

    Immerse yourself in the community and authentic culture of a small rainforest town in Costa Rica as you plan and run a day camp for local children in Arenal. This Costa Rica Community Service trip for teens focuses on opportunities to develop and execute your leadership skills while working with children in a formalized role. As a counselor-in-training on this Costa Rica student trip, you will act as both a camp counselor and activity specialist. ..(more)

    Putney Student Travel
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    Putney Student Travel

    Putney, Vermont

    Joining a Putney program means stepping out of your comfort zone to embrace the world, make the most of summer, and take the reins of your future. Jump-start your career with field-based experience in science, conservation or photography; explore inspiring landscapes and cultures ranging from Patagonia to Japan; join communities and make meaningful, cross-cultural connections in Vietnam, Fiji, Morocco, and more. We invite you to explore all programs in 30+ destinations!..(more)

    Arcos Journeys: Movement & Health through Nature
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    Arcos Journeys: Movement & Health through Nature

    Costa Rica

    Find a place of peace and balance in Costa Rica, a country renowned for its natural beauty, native wildlife, and friendly people. Learn about sustainable agriculture and the Costa Rican diet. Zipline through the rainforest and soak in hot springs. Practice meditation and yoga in the cloud forest next to pristine mountain rivers...(more)

    Arcos Journeys: Tropical Discovery & Wellness
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    Arcos Journeys: Tropical Discovery & Wellness

    Costa Rica

    Live the “pura vida” lifestyle in Costa Rica. Base out of the tropical paradise of La Fortuna and learn about all that this wonderful country has to offer through hiking, horseback riding, whitewater rafting and beach exploration. Focus on wellness through exercise, diet, and lifestyle...(more)

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