Costa Rica – Rose State College

Itinerary

Saturday, March 16th
Depart for Costa Rica
Arrive San Jose, Costa Rica
Airport Pickup, Check In
Welcome Dinner & Program Orientation

Sunday, March 17th
Breakfast - Day Briefing
Transfer to Caribbean Coast - Cahuita
Check In, Town Orientation, Discussions of Projects &
Communities
Surfing Lessons
Caribbean Welcome Dinner
Nocturnal Wildlife Hike

Monday, March 18th
Breakfast - Day Briefing
Cahuita National Park Wildlife Tour - Flora and Fauna
Collection of Local Macrofungi
Scientific Investigation - Stream Investigation in Aquatic
Macroinvertebrates
Group Lunch
Cahuita National Park - Volunteer Projects
Structured Free Time & Cultural Immersion
Sea Turtle Night Patrol Conservation Project

Tuesday, March 19th
Breakfast - Day Briefing
Cahuita National Park - Volunteer Projects
Microscopy
Educational Day Bribri Tribe (Medicinal Plants, Chocolate
Making, Sustaining Culture & Traditions, Traditional Meal, Bribri
Waterfalls)
DNA Isolation Local Fruit
Structured Free Time & Cultural Immersion

Wednesday, March 20th
Morning Bird Watching
Breakfast - Day Briefing
Manzanillo & Gandoca Wildlife Tour
Taxonomy - Animal & Plant Identification
Great Green Macaw Conservation Project
Kingdom Protista - Stream, Beach Water and
Soil Samples

Thursday, March 21st
Breakfast & Day Briefing
Cahuita National Park: Kingdom Plantae &
Kingdom Animalia - Insects, Birds, Mammals,
Mollusks
Lunch
Coral Reef Snorkeling - Marine Biology
Structured Free Time & Cultural Immersion

Friday, March 22nd
Breakfast & Day Briefing
Genetics Lab Cahuita National Park
Lunch
Natural Selection Lab
Structured Free Time & Cultural Immersion

Saturday, March 23rd
Breakfast - Day Briefing
White Water Rafting Rio Pacuare
Group Lunch
Transfer to San Jose
San Jose Souvenir Shopping
Farewell Dinner & Program Closing

Sunday, March 24th
Breakfast & Day Briefing
Depart San Jose for Home

On-Ground Program Price: $1,295

Estimated Airfare: $700-$800
*Airfare stands as an estimate until ticketing is finalized

Program payments must be made through paypal: paypal.me/studyabroadSAA

STEPS TO MAKE PAYMENTS:

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3. INCLUDE IN THE PAYMENT NOTES
· Traveler’s Complete Name
· School
· Destination Of Program
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5. KEEP TRACK OF YOUR PAYMENT RECORDS

IF YOU DO NOT FOLLOW THESE STEPS, YOUR PAYMENTS MAY NOT BE PROCESSED PROPERLY.

Program Payments:

$400 Due December 14th
$400 Due January 18th
$495 Due February 15th
$____ Due March 15th *Final Payment Covers Airfare.

If You Have Missed a Scheduled Payment, Please Email: studyabroadassociationsaa@gmail.com for payment options.

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