- Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
- Destinations: Costa Rica
- Program Delivery: Residential
- Program Length: Six Weeks, Two Months
- Start Month: March, October
- Category: Travel/Cultural Immersion
- Selective: No
- Gender: Coed
- Ages: 18, 19+, 19
- Accreditation: Gap Year Association - Program
- Minimum Cost: $5,000 - $9,999
This six-week mini semester program offers you an enriching and inspiring experience in Costa Rica. Welcome to one of the happiest countries on earth, perhaps stemming from the laid back Tico outlook combined with the incredible model of eco-stewardship Costa Rica boasts. During the six weeks you will get to experience hands-on animal conservation, permaculture, trekking through the epic Costa Rican rainforests, relaxing yoga and meditation, and endless beaches.
After a week of hard work and animal snuggles, head over to Jaco beach where you will get to try your hand at surfing. This is no ordinary surf camp though; you will get one on one coaching with video analysis of how to improve your riding! This journey will continue on to a permaculture campsite that we have known and loved for years, followed by a week of adventure in the Golfito area.
Take a trip to the windswept and remote Cabo Natural Reserve to give a hand to a turtle or two before taking a much needed moment of decompression with a yoga and meditation retreat. You will move north from here to absorb yourself in neon green beauty to two unmissable rainforest areas.