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    Global Works – Costa Rica: Language & Leadership

    Global Works – Costa Rica: Language & Leadership


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Destination: Costa Rica
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: June
    • Session Length: Other
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Community Service
    • Sub-Categories: Spanish, Whitewater Rafting, Preserving the Environment
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: $3,000 - $6,999
    • Career Clusters: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources, Education and Training, Human Services
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    This is a fantastic opportunity for high school students in grades 9th through 12th to engage in a 25 day community-driven service projects while exploring beautiful Costa Rica. Find out more!

    Over 25 days, students will learn about a new culture, serve in community initiatives, and have lots of fun during outdoor activities. Students can expect an overnight rafting trip, surfing lessons, zip-lining past the Arenal Volcano, and much more!  To fulfill up to 80 community service hours, students will help conserve the rainforests and help the community with coffee production. Other exciting activities may include visiting a local cheese farm, learning to dance salsa, and paddleboarding.