COSTA RICA

MIDDLE SCHOOL SERVICE ADVENTURE

Embark on an unforgettable summer experience full of service and adventure, designed intentionally for middle school students. Work with Costa Rican children in local schools and make memories with new friends that you'll never forget!

Highlights

FOR THE COSTA RICA: MIDDLE SCHOOL SERVICE ADVENTURE PROGRAM

  • Zipline through the beautiful landscapes of Costa Rica
  • Spot birds, reptiles, other animals in the country’s Central Valley
  • Take a traditional Costa Rican cooking class
  • Go on a chocolate tour guided by a local chocolate expert
  • Enjoy a day at one of Costa Rica’s picturesque beaches

COSTA RICA

MIDDLE SCHOOL SERVICE ADVENTURE

Program Overview

On this adventure, students will focus on a number of causes, working on both Community Development and Youth & Education projects. Get ready to volunteer in schools with inspiring local children on this well rounded program. No trip to Costa Rica would be complete without adventure! Students will participate in exciting activities like ziplining, hiking, a day at the beach and cultural activities like an exciting chocolate (or cacao!) tour.

COSTA RICA

MIDDLE SCHOOL SERVICE ADVENTURE

Community Service

Make a difference in the lives of Costa Rican youth. Empower local children through your volunteer work with schools. Help with school refurbishment and beautification projects and participate in cross-cultural exchange with students from the nearby towns.

Hands-On Learning

Experience true Costa Rican culture while living and learning in your new community. Connect with the local people, taste delicious fruits, and try your hand at cooking local cuisine. Dive into topics about community development and children’s access to education. You’ll also have opportunities to practice your Spanish or pick up new words with locals in the region.

Adventure

No trip to Costa Rica would be complete without adventure! Zipline through tall canopy trees, go hiking in the rainforest, and explore one of Costa Rica’s scenic beaches. Discover the Cacao tree and feast on its fruit during an exciting chocolate tour. You’ll also may have the opportunity to experience the region’s exotic wildlife up close during your program. You never know where you might spot a sloth or monkey!

Lodging

Home Base will be a family-owned hotel in the Central Valley region of Costa Rica, which includes a large indoor common area and a pool. Wake up to the surrounding views of lush landscapes and the chirping of native birds. Students will share gender-segregated rooms with roommates, and have access to Western-style en-suite bathrooms.

COSTA RICA

MIDDLE SCHOOL SERVICE ADVENTURE

Dates & Tuition

Everything you need to know before you apply.

10-Day Program
Ages 12-14
2024 Dates
JUN 23 – JUL 02, 2024
Duration: 10 days
Tuition: $4,299
Student/Staff Ratio: 5 to 1
Community Service Hours: 20
Language Hours: N/A
For Ages: 12-14
Lodging: Exclusive Hotel Block

Tuition Includes All In-Country Expenses

  • Airport pick-up/drop-off
  • In-country transportation
  • Lodging
  • 3 meals per day
  • Professional full-time staff and experts
  • 24/7 parent support hotline during the program
  • Secondary medical and evacuation insurance
  • Cultural activities, lectures and excursions
  • Pre-departure materials and support
  • Educational materials

To save your spot, an application fee and $600 deposit are required.

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GLA HOME BASE:
SAFE & SECURE LODGING
CARING SUPERVISION &
EXPERT LOCAL KNOWLEDGE
SAFE
TRANSPORTATION
HEALTHY FOOD
& PURE WATER
24/7 SUPPORT &
EMERGENCY RESPONSE

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1-888-358-4321

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COSTA RICA

MIDDLE SCHOOL SERVICE ADVENTURE

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