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PtC Global Trek
Costa Rica: Stem + Arts

July 13-20, 2024 / 8 days & 7 nights

All Inclusive $2,700- Including Airfare Up to $600

STEM + Arts Costa Rica offers a dynamic, immersive, and culturally-rich exploration for youth with an interest in STEM + Arts. Our program is a combination of hands-on STEM + Arts activities, cultural experiences, and local arts. Participants will gain practical skills and knowledge, through actively engaging in all phases of STEM + Arts, and will develop a deep appreciation for the unique culture of Costa Rica.

Experience the wonders of STEM + Art in Costa Rica with us!

ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrival in Costa Rica

Our day starts with travel and to Costa Rica, orientation dance lesson and star gazing.   

Day 2: STEM Field Work - Earth Sciences, Agriculture and Chocolate Making

Learning about flora and fauna in the rainforest, farming and chocolate making.

Day 3:  STEM Field Work - Rocket Science & History

STEM comes to life through technology.

Day 4:  STEM Field Work - Renewable Energy

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

Day 5: Oceans Alive 

Spend the day exploring the Pacific Ocean, and ways to protect our waterways. 
meet-up with locals.

Day 6:  Community Service and Home Visit

Community service, local culture and family time.

Day 7:   Fun Day

Team building and lots of fun!

Day 8: Farwell Costa Rica - Return to US

- Travel to Liberia Costa Rica

- Hotel check-in and Orientation & Survival Spanish #1

- Dance Lessons

- Sunset Dinner & Astronomy: Beach Star Gazing

- Breakfast and prep for the day

- Tenorio National Park & Rainforest Hike 

- Survival Spanish #2

- Farm to Table Lunch @ Cata Cocoa Farm

- Cocoa Farming & Chocolate Making Class

- Dinner & A Movie

- Wrap up Day

- Breakfast and prep for the day

- Survival Spanish Lesson #3

- Ad Astra Rocket Science - Technology 

- Typical Costa Rican Lunch 

- Waterfall Walk & Photo Fun

- Liberia City Tour

- Taco Tuesday Dinner

- Wrap up Day

- Breakfast and prep for the day

- Self- Care & Survival Spanish Lesson #4

- Miravalles Electric Plant & Volcano 

- Lunch @ Hornitos Volcano Crater

- Dinner & Art Project 

- Wrap up Day

- Breakfast and prep for the day

- Survival Spanish Lesson #5

- Ocean Science w/ Rocket Frog Diver

- Lunch at Beach Restaurant

- Coco Town Walking Tour 

- Dinner - Complete Field Study Assignments

- Wrap up day

- Breakfast and prep for the day

 - Survival Spanish Lesson #6

- Beach walk & Yoga

- Community Service Project

- Lunch 

- Dinner with Local Family

- Wrap up Day

- Roundtable breakfast and STEM Project Wrap Up

- Canopy Tour 

- Lunch 

- Pool & Beach Activities 

- Dinner 

- Wrap up Day

Final day in Costa Rica, US bound.

- Farewell breakfast and prep for departure

- Depart for the airport to return to home country

- Home safe

INCLUDED

Regional-style Meals and Healthy Snacks Daily

Eye Opening Lessons & Adventures

Airfare & Ground Transportation

Lodging

Sustainable Travel

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