Global Education and Study Abroad

Alternative Fall Break 2017 - Costa Rica

This program includes:
  • Five days of volunteering focusing on youth, school improvement and the environment. Possible projects include but are not limited to: exterior design and external structures of elementary schools, light construction projects, tree planting, developing recycling centers and various environmental awareness workshops.
  • Extreme forest park visit with zip lining, Tarzan swing, monkey bridge
  • Overnight excursion to the beach
  • Tour of a coffee plantation
Only ten spots are available! Applications being accepted now!. Get in before it’s full!
You can learn more about Dream Volunteers’ programs at


Dates: October 8-15, 2017

Spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis only!

Program fee: $1,975  (pending final arrangements)
Includes airfare, host family housing, all meals in Costa Rica, all cultural activities, all local transportation. Does not include meals in airports, airport exit tax and spending money

Park’s Office of Global Education and Study Abroad and Office of Student Life will assist you in applying for grants and in fundraising for the program. Most students on the alternative breaks abroad programs raise between $400-$800 towards the cost of their programs with our help – some have raised more!

For more information, you can come see us in Herr House rooms 207, 208 or 210, if you are on the Parkville campus, or e-mail