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PtC Global Trek Costa Rica:

 

Your experience includes

Airfare & Ground Transportation

Lodging @ PtC Youth Center

Regional-style Meals and Healthy Snacks

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Itinerary: Costa Rica Service Learning & Cultural Immersion

Each day starts with community service and sustainable development goals briefing.

Day 1: Arrive in Costa Rica

The day starts with travel and prep for the Costa Rica program.

- lunch at a local eatery and Community Service assignments review

- orientation and safety briefing

- cultural introduction and youth exchange

- follow the beat local dance & music

Day 2: Community  Service & Cultures of Santa Cruz

Day two will begin a week long service project to make a difference in the community of Playas del  Coco.

- community service  - Playas del Coco

-  visit the town of Santa Cruz & lunch

-  Guitil pottery making and sand men

-  cooking class

Day 3: Community Service & Nature

We will continue the Playas del Coco project followed by exploration of nature and towns.

- community service  - Playas del Coco

- cultural exploration in the history and town of Liberia

- nature and waterfalls

- local scene and movie night

Day 4: Rincon de La Viaje

Everyone gets a day off to explore the rainforest of Costa Rica at Rincon de la Vieja

- hike and natural spa with mud baths

- lunch at ranch house

- canopy tree walk 

- dinner @ local eatery

Day 5:  - Community Service & Coco Farm  

Making a difference can mean a world of opportunities.  

-  community service project completion and ceremony

- Coco farm and Chocolate making

- Blog, and journal entries

Day 6:  Youth-to-Youth Community Engagement

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

- beach clean-up with local youth

- lunch and beach event with local youth

- culture share and conservation talks with local school or community center

Day 7:  Youth to Youth Exchange & Adventures

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

- zip lining at the Congo Trail

- lunch in Playas del Coco

- dinner with a host family in the barrio (neighborhood) of San Martin.

 

Day 8: Depart for home