PtC Global Trek Costa Rica:

Service & Culture - Family Trek

Your experience includes

Airfare & Ground Transportation

Lodging @ PtC Youth Center

Regional-style Meals and Healthy Snacks

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Each day starts with Survival Spanish and Prep for STEM & Arts field work.

Day 1: Arrive in Costa Rica

Our day starts with travel and prep for our Costa Rica program.

- lunch at a local eatery and Spanish 101

- orientation and safety briefing

- cultural introduction and youth exchange

Day 2: Exploring San Jose

Culture and science blended to provide amazing adventures.

- Guatil Pottery town and cultural center

- the town of Santa Cruz & Lunch

- turtle nesting and protection

- math measures  - cooking class

Day 3: Poas & Community Service

Our hands on curriculum brings STEM to life and learning fun.

- genetics and engineering with Earth U.

- engineering methods

- cultural exploration in the town of Liberia

Day 4: Jaco Community Service

Costa Rica runs on 100% renewable energy and we investigate how!

- natures best energy through engineering

- volcano crater hike and natural spa with mud baths

- meet-up and pizza party with youth from the neighborhood

Day 5: Manuel Antonio - Rain Forest Flora & Fauna 

Making a difference can mean a world of opportunities.  

 - Rainforest hike and discovery

- Coco farms and the Science of Chocolate

- Blog, journal and STEM findings report

Day 6:  Manuel Antonio - Waterways - Mangroves and Oceans

Spend the day exploring the Pacific Ocean, and ways to protect our waterways.

- offshore excursion with marine biologist

- culture and conservation talks with local school or community center

Day 7: San Jose 

Youth to Youth exchange continues with a final day with new family and friends.

- Zip Lining at the Congo Trail

- Have lunch in Playas del Coco

- Dinner with a host family in the Barrio (neighborhood) of San Martin.


Day 8: Depart for home or Panama