Academics
Hyde Center for Global Education

Costa Rica

The Arrupe Division and the Hyde Center for Global Education, in collaboration with Explorica Tours, are happy to once again offer an end-of-year travel opportunity to Costa Rica!
BC High faculty will lead the trip and students will travel to a volcano, hot springs, kayak across a lake, visit local a local school and zip line through the tropical forest. They will also study a broad range of flora, fauna, and ecosystems at Costa Rica’s national parks, institutes, and reserves. The trip has some connections to the 7th grade curriculum.

List of 3 items.

  • Program Dates

    This program will depart on approximately June 12 and return on June 20, although these dates may vary up to 3 days to allow for flexibility with airfare.
  • Eligibility & Application Process

    All 7th and 8th graders are eligible to apply.

    The registration process is through Explorica Tours and can be completed by using this link: www.explorica.com/BCHIGH-2017.
  • Program Costs

    The cost of this program is $2640. However, for students who register before October 7, Explorica offers a $100 discount, and for students who register before the end of September, Explorica offers an additional $50 discount. To receive the $100 discount you must use the promotion code Waves100 when registering. Please note that when registering, you are asked to choose whether or not you want to participate in a Folklore Evening – we have already decided to choose that option and it is ALREADY included in this price. This price includes round-trip airfare, all transportation, sightseeing tours and site visits, all hotels with private bathrooms, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, full-time multi-lingual tour director. Price does NOT include airport meals, luggage fees, passport fees and any personal expenses throughout the program. A separate $75 program fee should be made payable to BC High.

Have a Question?

Contact Daniel Carmody, Executive Director of the Hyde Center, at carmody@bchigh.edu.

At A Glance

Program: Explorica Tours

Year Program Established: 2013

Program Theme: Cultural Immersion

Length of Stay: 9 - 11 Days

Language Requirements: None