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Agriculture Environment and Community Sustainability in Costa Rica

The arrangements for the travel, housing, meals, excursions and course content of this program have been made by the leader. Questions about this program can only be answered by the program leader listed below.

Program Type Departmental
Program Location San Jose, Uvita, Sabalito, Cerro Las Vueltas, Costa Rica
Course # SA 21262
Duration Spring Break
Upcoming Program Dates
Spring Break 2022 03/12/22 to 03/20/22

Program Leader
Purdue University
Rm 104 Agriculture Administration Building (AGAD)
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-1168

Phone: 765-494-6876
Fax: 765-494-9613
Due to COVID-19, programs may be altered or adapted with little notice

Program Description

Hike and learn about tropical rainforest ecology; visit Pineapple, Coffee, Cacao and Dragon Fruit Farms and establishments; learn about Agrotourism; learn about efforts in preserving Wildlife Biodiversity; tour a Carbon-Neutral Cattle Farm; visit Arenal Volcano; learn about Ecotourism; experience floating on a serene river surrounded by nature; take a dip in Natural Hot Springs; Snorkel waters off Tortuga Island in Curú Wildlife Refuge; experience tasty Tican Cuisine and colorful Culture; and much, much more! 


For more information contact:
Dr. Marcos Fernandez, ANSC,
Ms. Liz Byers-Doten, OAP,
Mr. Casey Doten, FNR,

Program Website: Ag Study Abroad

Program Cost

Students pursuing program participation accept financial responsibility. Purdue will take measures to mitigate financial risks, although will not be liable for loss.

Financial Aid

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