During your two years in the Honors Program, you will have the opportunity to expand your horizons through travel experiences and service learning projects. In spring 2015, you'll have an opportunity to travel to Costa Rica on a Sun and Service Tour.
Included: Round-trip airfare, all transportation, sightseeing tours and site visits, all hotels with private bathroom, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, full-time multi-lingual tour director. All-inclusive insurance available.
Day 1 Hola San José
Meet your Tour Director and check into hotel
Visit craft village of Sarchí
Day 2 San José--Santos
Travel to Santos
Day 3 Santos Day of Service
Bio Coffee Adventure
Day 4 Santos--Coastal Puntarenas
Travel to Coastal Puntarenas by 4x4
Day 5 Manuel Antonio Excursion
Manuel Antonio National Park guided visit
Day 6 Coastal Puntarenas--Arenal
Travel to Arenal
Kayaking tour on Lake Arenal
Hot Springs visit
Day 7 Arenal--San José
Travel to San José
Day 8 End Tour
The trip is limited to 15 students. Students will be awarded points based on specific criteria. Students will be ranked according to the total number of points, with priority given to those with more points. The top 15 students will be invited on the trip and will need to pay only a $99 deposit in addition to spending money for some meals and other special activities. Please see Kathryn Brackett regarding the deposit.
In the event of a tie, preference will be given to students based on the date of application to the Honors Program. Early applicants will be awarded priority.
All Honors students must complete a paper application and submit it to Kathryn Brackett.