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Jan. 2–Jan. 30, 2023

Sustainable Development in Costa Rica

Discover four weeks of pura vida this winter

Immerse yourself in Costa Rican culture, contextualizing your travels within local customs and history. Collaborate with locals and NGOs to complete service projects that will benefit the community, working towards conservation, reforestation, and sustainable development. Conclude your experience with time for reflection at Leadership Academy at the UN’s University for Peace.

Tuition for this program is $6,950 and includes:

  • Flights and transportation

    Round-trip flights and local transfers to each stop in your itinerary

  • Room and board

    Your accommodations and some of your meals on the trip

  • Activities and service projects

    Guided excursions and service opportunities with partner organizations

  • EF Global Support Network

    One-on-one mentorship and travel support before and during your program

Costa Rica is calling…

Get ready to travel to the eco-tourism capital of the world this winter with EF Gap Year—but first, let’s get to know each other! Fill out this quick form and your dedicated Gap Year Consultant (AKA your new best friend and program planning extraordinaire) will reach out to you shortly

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