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.

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  • Program Dates

    This program will depart at the end of the school year from June 11 to Jue 19, 2018. 
  • Eligibility & Application Process

    All 7th and 8th graders are eligible to apply.
  • Program Costs

    Estimated at $2,640 - Final price will be determined when the roster is set. This price includes round-trip airfare, all transportation, sightseeing tours and site visits, all hotels with private bathrooms, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, and a full-time multi-lingual tour director. Price does NOT include airport meals, luggage fees (please note that this fee may be collected by BC High chaperones on or before time of departure), passport fees and any personal expenses throughout the program. A separate $100 program fee should be made payable to BC High.

Have a Question?

Contact Daniel Carmody, Executive Director of the Hyde Center, at

At A Glance

Program: Explorica Tours

Year Program Established: 2013

Program Theme: Cultural Immersion

Length of Stay: 9 - 11 Days

Language Requirements: None