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2017 Costa Rica Educator Trip

Costa Rica Preview Trip for Teachers

This trip was created just for teachers wanting to preview a student trip to Costa Rica.  It’s affordable, educational and includes hands-on conservation work, cultural exchange and real-world experiences. Participate in sea turtle research and mangrove conservation on the Osa Peninsula, hike in the cloud forest, interact with an indigenous community, live like a local in a sustainable community and spend a night on a family-run farm.

Read the full 2017 Costa Rica Educator Trip itinerary.

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The Highlights:

  • Spend two days on Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula and work with biologists on in-water turtle monitoring and mangrove clean up projects.  Accompany project staff in research boats and help measure and tag green and hawksbill turtles in Gulfo Dulce.  Spot whales, dolphins and more!
  • Visit the small community of Providencia located near Cerro de la Muerte and surrounded by lush cloud forest.   Experience the sustainable life as you participate in community activities like visiting the town creamery, sugar cane processing, nature walks, artisan workshops and more.
  • Visit a Boruca indigenous community and participate in a mask making workshop.
  • Spend the night at the family-run, Finca Sura Farm and experience rural Costa Rica firsthand as you tour the farm and get to know the family.

Trip Details

  • Where:
    Costa Rica
  • Available Trip Dates:
    July 22-29, 2017
  • 2017 Program Fee:
  • Program Fee Includes:
    Bilingual naturalist guide, private in-country transportation, meals and accommodations and activities and entrance fees.