3 Ways to Spend Summer Break in Costa Rica

3 Ways to Spend Summer Break in Costa Rica

A note from Greenheart Travel: As of November 1, 2020, Costa Rica will allow residents of all 50 U.S. states to enter the country. We will be continually monitoring the health and wellness and entry requirements for Costa Rica, but as of November 2020 this program is scheduled to run as planned for Summer 2021. Please refer to our COVID-19 blog for the most up-to-date information on current programming.

If you’re a teen looking for a fun and meaningful way to spend your summer, you need to get yourself to Costa Rica. Greenheart Travel offers three incredible programs ranging in focus, length, and cost.

No matter if you want to live like a Costa Rican teen or and simply snorkel some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, there is an option for you.

Teen Language & Culture Camp

Alternating between weeks in the capital San Jose and beachy Manuel Antonio, our teen summer language camp is a combination of Spanish courses and daily activities like cooking classes, surfing, walking tours and even karaoke. Spend evenings and weekends with your host family as you experience the tico way of life. This is a great way to pack in a ton of Costa Rican activities in a short period of time while practicing your language skills.

  • Length: Choose between 1-4 weeks
  • Accommodation: Host families
  • Cost:  ~ $2,500 – $7,000

Ideal for:

  • Spanish learners
  • Meeting friends from around the world
  • Getting to experience beach + city
  • Short time frames

Leadership & Adventure Spanish Camp in Costa Rica

This program is designed for teens who want the rigor of language courses while also partaking in workshops, talks and informational sessions about social change, leadership, and sustainability. Located in both Heredia and Samaria, you’ll experience both an urban and beach setting. You’ll take back skills, global awareness, and tools when you join a small but diverse group of teens in this transformative program.

  • Length: 2 weeks
  • Accommodation: Host Family
  • Cost: ~$3,500

Ideal for:

  • Spanish learners
  • Gaining global leadership skills
  • Harnessing tools for social change
  • Learning from Costa Rican experts

Summer High School Study Abroad

If you love the idea of being an exchange student but can’t miss part of your school year, don’t miss this opportunity. On our Costa Rica summer study abroad, you’ll live with a host family and be enrolled in a local high school in areas like San Ramon, Palmares, or Zarcero. You’ll leave speaking like a local and make lasting bonds with classmates and your host family. You’re also guaranteed to have a host sibling your age!

  • Length: 1 month or two months, dates will be released by December 2020
  • Accommodation: Host family
  • Cost: ~$6,000-7,000

Ideal for:

  • Full language and cultural immersion
  • Experiencing a different education system
  • Those unable to study abroad during the school year

Ready to start your adventure? The Deadline is March 15, 2021!

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