Cultural activities are included in your study abroad program price!
Cultural activities can include cooking classes, dance classes, museum visits & cultural tours of the area. The cultural activities for your program are confirmed in the program calendar that you receive 4 weeks prior to start date.
Below is a list of possible cultural activities for the program:
Farewell Event Dinner
Indoor Soccer Match with Host Families
Costa Rica has a rich tradition of Caribbean dances.
Costa Rica has many good museums, in particular those dedicated to Costa Rica’s unique culture and traditions. There are also great museums, or parks, dedicated to its immense biodiversity.
The central valley of Costa Rica provides some of the world’s best coffee.
Organic Farm & Medicinal Plants Tour
Costa Ricans have a feverish passion for futból and it is the national pastime of the country.
City Tour (San José City) & Artisan Market
Explore the vibrant streets of Heredia!
San José has a thriving theater culture. Often there are performances in San José at the ornate National Theater or one of the other well-renowned venues in town.
Wildlife Rescue Center Tour
Traditional Cooking Class (Baking)
Learning to cook traditional dishes while abroad is the best way to take something back from your experience.
Welcome Event & Program Orientation
Costa Rica may be the closest to nature you will ever come!
Learn to bake some of the traditional Costa Rican breads and pastries.
Traditional Costa Rican Dance Class (Semester Only)