1 Day / 1 Goal 500 gifts = $50,000

As part of our end of fiscal year countdown, an anonymous donor has generously issued a challenge to the entire BC High community. The donor will give $50,000 to The Fund for BC High if, over the span of 24 hours, we receive 500 gifts. 

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 at the end of the school year and run for approximately 10 days.  Dates will be finalized once participation is established. 
  • Eligibility & Application Process

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

    Estimated at $2640 - 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