This is a one week immersion experience designed to immerse teen students in the culture, language and agriculture of Costa rica. Students will engage in 20 hours of Spanish language instruction, participate in many different agriculturally-focused activities and tours, and be immersed in the local culture. Each day is filled with activities and adventure! Costa Rica is a unique tropical country that contains 21 different microclimates and due to this geographical diversity a wide variety of agricultural products are produced. Turrialba is the perfect home base from which to explore many unique agricultural production and processing systems. Overall, the experience showcases the unique sights, smells, sounds and tastes of Costa Rica agriculture.
The program was designed by US school-based agricultural education teacher educators and global learning specialists. The Spanish language instruction is delivered by trained and experienced professionals.