This course is highly interactive and includes student teaching exercises. Come prepared to engage yourself in mock teaching and leadership activities indoors and outdoors. Class will take place from 8am-5pm each day, with evening retreat-style activities as well. Rancho Margot features tropical food forests, animal systems, nature trails, natural swimming pools, excellent food, and a comfortable learning environment. Consider extending your stay to explore nearby attractions like Arenal Volcano, beaches, and rainforests. This course occurs during the best season to visit Costa Rica.
Locals can arrive to the destination by any means of their choosing. For international travelers, plan to fly into either Daniel Oduber International Airport in Liberia, Costa Rica or Juan Santamaria International Airport in San Jose, Costa Rica. We will help you with transportation company recommendations and will organize the class beforehand for ridesharing. Car rentals are easy means to get from the airport to the destination as well. Contact us for more details.
Comfortable lodging is included in tuition and is provided at Rancho Margot in bunk and group occupancy. Double or single rooms may be available for an additional charge. More info coming soon!
Meals are included and will be prepared for the class with locally grown ingredients. Reasonable accommodation for food allergies can be made. Please notify us in advance so we can plan for your needs appropriately.
Setting & Weather
The course takes place at beautiful Rancho Margot near Lake Arenal. Weather can vary significantly in Costa Rica and is generally warm and humid during the day and slightly cooler at night. Prepare to dress in layers for maximum comfort. This course will take place in the dry season, but rain can still occur.
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