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10-day Costa Rica & Nicaragua Exploration

Culture & Ecology

Spend a few nights on a small, family-run farm, visit a local elementary school, take a canopy tour and work with monkeys, sloths and more at Asis Wildlife Rescue Center. Hike the trails of Rincon de la Vieja National Park, explore the colonial town of Granada, visit Coyote Hill (a former prison) and visit the artisan town of Masaya.

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Trip Details

  • Trip Length:
    10 day / 9 night
  • Available Trip Dates:
    Year round

11-day Wilds of Costa Rica

Osa Peninsula turtle work & cloud forest community visit

Travel to Costa Rica's Pacific Coast and work with local researchers on an in-water turtle monitoring program to catch, study and release sea turtles. Next, head to the small town of Providencia located in the cloud forest and known for its sustainable lifestyle, hospitality, amazing hiking and rock climbing. Here, participate in community activities like pulping fruit, making cheese or crushing sugar cane.

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Trip Details

  • Where:
    Costa Rica
  • Trip Length:
    11 day / 10 night
  • Available Trip Dates:
    Year round

10-day Classic Costa Rica

Turtle Work, Indigenous Community & Family Stays

Travel to the Caribbean Coast to patrol the beaches for nesting sea turtles, spend a night or two with a local farm family, participate in a local reforestation project, visit an indigenous community and fly through the rainforest on a zipline tour.

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Trip Details

  • Where:
    Costa Rica
  • Trip Length:
    10 day/9 night
  • Available Trip Dates:
    March through mid‐July (during the turtle nesting and hatching seasons)

Educator Academy in the Amazon Rainforest

Professional Development Expedition for K-12 Educators

K-16 Educators are you ready for a life changing adventure?

Join us in the Amazon for an experience that will feed your soul, expand your professional toolkit for inquiry based science, anchor your global perspective, and change your definition of professional development. Specialized programming for elementary, middle school, high school and university level educators. PD Hours, Grad Credit, and Scholarships Available!

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Trip Details

  • Where:
    Peru
  • When:
    July 1-11, 2019
  • Trip Length:
    11 day / 10 night

9-day Amazon Discovery Workshop

Rainforest adventure, biodiversity & culture

This workshop focuses on experiential learning and each day offers a new perspective on the amazing Amazon! Students will explore Amazon biodiversity, indigenous cultures and spend a day of service in an Amazon village. The Amazon Discovery workshop is ideal for Winter term and Spring Break travel.

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Trip Details

  • Where:
    Peruvian Amazon
  • Trip Length:
    9 days / 8 nights
  • Available Trip Dates:
    Year round (ideal for Winter term and Spring break)

9-day Ecuador Highland Exploration

Culture & Service

Our Ecuador Culture & Service itinerary is the perfect balance of exploration, authentic cultural exchange and community service work. Start your adventure with a tour of historic Quito, visit Mitad del Mundo, spend three days in San Clemente where you'll stay with a local family and immerse yourself in the local culture. End the trip in Otavalo where you'll shop in South America's largest handicraft market and take a boat ride in Lake Cuicocha.


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Trip Details

  • Where:
    Ecuador
  • Trip Length:
    9 day / 8 night
  • Available Trip Dates:
    Year round

8-day Galapagos Island Exploration

Hike, snorkel and explore the islands.

Experience the perfect balance of education, exploration and adventure. Hike lava trails to Cerro de las Tijeretas, visit pirate caves on Floreana Island, observe the Giant Galapagos Turtles on Santa Cruz Island, explore the amazing beaches of Tortuga Bay and get to know the history and people of the Galapagos.

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Trip Details

  • Where:
    Ecuador
  • Trip Length:
    8 days / 7 nights
  • Available Trip Dates:
    Year round

Galapagos Island Extension

After an amazing cultural experience in Ecuador, spend a few extra days exploring the Galapagos Islands. Arrive on San Cristobal Island and visit the Interpretation Centre to learn about the wonders of the Galapagos Islands. Next, spend an afternoon at Puerto Grande and take a boat tour around Kicker Rock - a volcanic formation of two towers jutting up from the ocean. End your trip on the amazing beaches of Tortuga Bay.

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Trip Details

  • Where:
    Galapagos Islands
  • Trip Length:
    5 days
  • Available Trip Dates:
    Year round

Asis Wildlife Rescue Center Service Trip

Get up close & personal with Costa Rica wildlife

Volunteer at Asis Wildlife Rescue Center and work with rescued animals, from monkeys to peccarys, kinkajous, macaws and more! Also, have a chance to explore the town of La Fortuna, walk on lava beds in Arenal Volcano National Park, visit an organic farm, and more!

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Trip Details

  • Where:
    Costa Rica
  • Trip Length:
    7 days / 6 nights
  • Available Trip Dates:
    Year round

Caribbean Sea Turtle Volunteer Service Trip

Conservation work with sea turtles

Spend several nights at a remote sea turtle project patrolling the beach in search of nesting leatherbacks and hatchlings, explore local canals for wildlife, visit a butterfly farm and local school. At the end of the week, relax on a white sand beach before heading back towards the central valley and home.

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Trip Details

  • Where:
    Costa Rica
  • Trip Length:
    7 day / 6 night
  • Available Trip Dates:
    mid-March - mid-July (Sea turtle nesting and hatching season)