OUTWARD BOUND CR: CARIBBEAN SCUBA & SERVICE (AGES 14-18)

Overall rating: 9.7 based on 1 reviews

Program Description

Discover the natural wonders of Panama. Immerse yourself in Caribbean culture and work alongside your course mates as you cook with local ingredients, sleep under thatched roofs, and learn first hand about the way of life for this small island community. Head to the indigenous community of San San Pond Sak where you will learn from local biologists and assist with projects to protect the endangered sea turtle population. Explore more of the archipelago as you learn how to scuba dive, sea kayak through spectacular tropical mangrove areas, and even participate in a night dive to view bioluminescence.

Highlights

Dive among the tropical coral reefs of Panama after earning your NAUI scuba certification. Hone your surfing skills during your final week on the Pacific Coast, and earn your American Red Cross First Aid and CPR certifications. Gain Spanish language skills along with intercultural competence and self-awareness. Engage in leadership roles and accomplish rewarding physical challenges to discover what you are really capable of.

What`s Included

Tuition includes all room and board, technical gear, course activities, and in-country transportation. Airfare to/from Costa Rica is not included in tuition.

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Program Locations

Tres Rios, Costa Rica

Overall rating 
9.7
Experience
10
Program Administration
10
Living Conditions
8
Cultural Immersion
10
Social Life
10
Health and Safety
10
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Program Details

Provider:
Outward Bound Costa Rica
Location
  • Costa Rica: Tres Rios
Language:
English, Spanish
School type:
Adventure Travel, Community Service / Volunteerism, Cultural Exploration, High School Study Abroad, Language Immersion, Student Tours
Duration:
1-2 weeks, 2-4 weeks, 5-8 weeks
Participants:
American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African, Worldwide
Cost:
$3,060

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    I recently took a service challenge trip through OBCR with thirteen other girls and not only gained life long friends, but also increased my cultural awareness and self confidence. I believe everyone should have the opportunity to go on an unforgettable trip with OBCR like I did.
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    Review by: Mary Frost , On: 12 Nov 2018, Changed On: 12 Nov 2018 | Yes, I would recommend this program
    I recently took a service challenge trip through OBCR with thirteen other girls and not only gained life long friends, but also increased my cultural awareness and self confidence. I believe everyone should have the opportunity to go on an unforgettable trip with OBCR like I did.
    Overall rating 
    9.7
    Experience
    10
    Program Administration
    10
    Living Conditions
    8
    Cultural Immersion
    10
    Social Life
    10
    Health and Safety
    10

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