||From helping schools to protecting the rain forest, immerse yourself in local life while contributing 30 hours of community service. Choose from five service options based on your interests.
|Date of Trip
||April 12-21, 2014
|Travel Partner (Vendor)
||30 Hours of Community Service: 5 options:
1) local Schools;
2) Health Clinics;
3) Community Learning Center;
4) Rainforest Eco Retreat; or
5) Sustainable, Organic farm
Registration is now closed.
Please join us in 2015 for more public service opportunities.
Enrolls no more than 35 learners
||San Jose, Costa Rica
Sarqpiqui, Costa Rica
Tortuguero, Costa Rica
does not include airfare
Cancellation information can be found on AEA’s student agreement.
All cancellations must be submitted by students directly to AEA.
|Included in Program Cost
2 nights in San Jose
2 nights in Tortuguero
5 nights in Sarapiqui
Daily breakfast and welcome/departure dinner
Sightseeing program per itinerary
All entrance and service fees
Airport - hotel - airport transfers
|NOT Included in Program Cost
Beverages and daily lunches, some dinners
Departure fees in home location Recommended Tips ($2-3 per day)
Personal spending money
|Payment Structure Agreement
Tour Deposit: Minimum $250 (Due upon enrollment)
2nd payment: Minimum $836 (Due 2/12/2014)
Final Payment: $836 (Due 3/1/2014)
||Credit/Debit Card only—3% fee for each payment processed
Not at this time
||Single Room Upgrade: $300
|(Undergraduate Students ONLY)
Enrollment: 4004E: Seminar with Study Abroad for Fall 2015 (11 week course-5 elective credits)
|Passport/ Visa Requirements
||Valid Passport required expiring no earlier than Oct. 2014.
Visa may be required depending on country of origin issuing passport.
All students are responsible for obtaining correct travel documents.
Please note that the Laureate employee discount applies to tuition for IDST 4004E/IDST 4002E only if an employee is pursuing an undergraduate degree at a Laureate GPS university. Additionally, no trip (i.e. nontuition) expenses will be discounted for employee-students (by 70% or otherwise). In addition, all travel days are dependent on supervisor’s approval for time off.