Costa Rican service trip to focus on children and environment

Thursday, December 6, 2012 3:00:00 PM

Stritch’s Office of International Education encourages all undergraduate and graduate students to consider joining an upcoming service immersion trip to Costa Rica from May 18-25, 2013.

Costa Rica

Volunteers will work with children and grounds at the Cloud Forest School in Monteverde, Costa Rica. The school is located on 106 acres of cloud forest land and is dedicated to educating ecologically aware and socially conscious students.

At the reduced rate of $1,590, Stritch students will receive meals, lodging with a Costa Rican family, insurance, laundry, and an introduction to Cloud Forest School. The price also includes activities such as a Don Juan coffee tour, guided excursion into the Monteverde Cloud Forest, and a choice of horseback riding, a waterfall hike, or zip-lining.

Other local activities are available at an additional cost.

Please note that registration and a non-refundable deposit of $700 is due by Feb. 15. The remaining balance must be paid by April 1.

For additional information, contact or visit the Office of International Education in DS 103 or DS 004.