Live the Osa is more than just a program. This is an opportunity to become part of this rural Costa Rican community, to live and work with the locals. This program is based on strong, trustworthy connections within this welcoming community. The experience will inherently change your perspective on life.
"The trip truly stands out as the best 4 weeks of my life. I know the friendships I formed with the host family and my internship hosts, not to mention those with other locals whom I simply met along the way, will last forever. That said, it's the people and community I appreciated most ... not just the monkeys and scarlet macaws flying overhead. I don't just want to return one day, I have to! Gracias por todo El Ceibo. Pura vida por siempre esta en mi corazon."
$10 for one hour of Spanish lessons (optional)
There are many options for internships (beyond the list below), and we will work with you to make the best possible matches. We recommend you try more than one. Our local host will organize your internships in advance and introduce you upon arrival; however, it is your responsibility to set a schedule with your internship and follow through with the set responsibilities.
Some options include: