Outward Bound Costa Rica: Outdoor Leader Semester (Ages 17+)

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To truly survive in the outdoors, you need more than the right skills. You have to be a true leader as well, equipped with essential training in rescue and wilderness medical care. You will learn about this and more through a course with Outward B... read more

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To truly survive in the outdoors, you need more than the right skills. You have to be a true leader as well, equipped with essential training in rescue and wilderness medical care. You will learn about this and more through a course with Outward Bound Costa Rica!

Undergo training toward becoming an outdoor professional, helping you acquire necessary leadership skills in the wild. With our Outdoor Leadership Semester, you will learn to guide rafts down raging rivers, organize rescues, set up belay systems, lead groups through the rainforest, give wilderness medical care, and scuba dive world-class spots. Engage with locals who will teach you about surviving in the Costa Rican jungle.

The program is integrated with earning seven internationally recognized certifications, leadership training, and work experience to develop you into a skilled guide or instructor. You will earn up to 10 academic credits upon successful completion. This is a 65-day course divided into seven distinct phases: 

Multi-Element Leadership Training 
Wilderness First Responder Medical Course 
Surf Instructor Training 
Whitewater River Guide Training 
Waterfront Lifeguarding 
Technical Ropes Rescue 
Scuba Diving

Visit our website to learn more, send us an inquiry, or contact our Enrollment Manager directly by calling +1 800-676-2018 (toll-free) or emailing Semester@OutwardBoundCR.org.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Gap Year
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Language Requirement(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Environmental Studies
  • Outdoor Education
  • Spanish Language, Literature
  • Sustainability Studies
  • Zoology, Animal Biology
Year Founded:
1994
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