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Costa Rica

Welcome to the Costa Rica Summer Term Program

June 27-July 27, 2014

Costa Rica is a small country situated in Central America surrounded by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the south, the Caribbean to the east, and the Pacific to the west.

Costa Rica is a beautiful and peaceful country that some have referred to as the "Switzerland of the Americas". This impression of Costa Rica has come about due to its reputation as one of the most stable countries in Latin America.

Costa Rica has many different type of forests ranging from tropical dry forests to rain forests. Monteverde Reserve for example, offers Spanish students the opportunity to visit what is known as a cloud forest. Everywhere in Costa Rica there are various kinds of forests which in turn offer different types of habitats to an incredibly diverse array of plant and animal species.

Costa Rica is the perfect destination for those who wish to have the opportunity to experience nature at its finest!