General Info: Three Volcanoes + One Ocean + One Capital

Geology⇌Adventure⇌Economic DevelopmentBiology⇌Ecology⇌Agriculture⇌Culture

Dates: Summer 1: 15 -28 of June 

Summer 2: 18-31 of July

Inquire about our work scholarships. This is the affordable course in Costa Rica and we do twice as much. Includes all lodging, meals, park entrances, classes, transportation, and all general costs.

Registration: Fill out this ONLINE FORM. Contact Tomás Dozier at for more information.

Two Week Summer Course Schedule

Three Volcanoes + One Ocean + One Capital


Day 1

Arrival and introduction

ADE Center

Day 2

Ecology and Coffee Plantations, Agriculture and Environmental Impact

Doka Estate

Day 3

Barva Volcano Crater Hike and Colonial Village Tour

Barva Volcano

Day 4

Rainforest Ecology and Organic Agriculture

ADE Farm

Day 5

Arenal Volcano and Thermal Hot Springs, Geology

+Arenal Volcano

+Lodging: Casi Cielo Camp

Day 6

Arenal Waterfall Hike and Sugar Cane plantation, large scale agriculture


+Lodging: Verde Mar

Day 7

Pacific Ocean and Manuel Antonio National Park

Manuel Antonio National Park

Day 8

Organic gardening and Costa Rican Cuisine Cooking

ADE Farm

Day 9

National Theater in San Jose, Culture and History

National Theater + other historical sites

Day 10

Cloud Rainforest Zip-Line Canopy Tour

Colinas Del Poas

Day 11

Farmers market and Central Market, Economy and Development

Central Market

Day 12

Work in Local Elementary School, Community Development

San Rafael de Vara Blanca, Heredia

Day 13

La Paz Waterfall Gardens and closing dinner

La Paz Waterfall Gardens

Day 14

Farewells and Travel Day

Travel back Home!

*All photos were taken by ADE staff