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    Westcoast Connection: Costa Rica: Children’s Camp Leadership

    Westcoast Connection: Costa Rica: Children’s Camp Leadership


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Destination: Costa Rica
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: June, July
    • Session Length: Two Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Travel/Cultural Immersion
    • Sub-Categories: Leadership
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
    • Minimum Cost: $3,000 - $6,999
    • Career Clusters: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources, Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications, Education and Training, Human Services
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    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. 

    You will also explore more of Costa Rica, zip-lining high above the forest canopy, whitewater rafting, surfing the Pacific, relaxing in natural hot springs and much more! An experience with purpose, connection, fun and adventure; it’s the very definition of ‘La Pura Vida”!

    Program Highlights:

    • Take on various leadership roles running a children’s camp.
    • Learn to surf with professional instructors.
    • Create warm relationships with local children.
    • Enjoy a thrilling whitewater rafting adventure.
    • Develop skill sets as both a counselor and activity specialist.
    • Zip-line over the stunning forests of Arenal.
    • Relax in thermal hot springs in the Arenal Volcano area.
    • Enjoy the refreshing waters of Playa Avellanas beach.

    Cost and Session Information

    June 28 - July 14

    July 26 - August 11