Costa Rica Spanish and Cultural Immersion Trip

JULY 4-18, 2020

One week of classes at CPI Monteverde and one week of classes at CPI Heredia. Classes are 4 hours per day Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 12 Noon.
Tours and activities are scheduled for weekday afternoons following classes and weekends and most include lunch.
Activities are not scheduled for evenings so that the student has time for homework and to visit with their host family.
Students will take an assessment test and have an interview to determine their Spanish proficiency for class placement. Group classes consist of 2-4 persons. Private classes for the two weeks are available for an additional $250.

Cloud Forest Hike
Café Monteverde Coffee Tour
Life Monte Verde Volunteership
Sky Trek (hanging bridges or
canopy zip-line)

La Paz Waterfall Gardens
Worship at the Lutheran church & walking in San Jose
Heredia walking tour
Cooking Class & Dance Class

The cost of the trip is $1862 and includes tuition for one week of group classes at CPI MONTEVERDE and one week of group classes at CPI HEREDIA, homes-stay, breakfast, dinner, laundry service each week, tours/activities, airport transfers, tips and one night stay at bed & breakfast.
MONTEVERDE AND HEREDIA ACTIVITIES include all activities, private transportation, entrance fees and professional guide or CPI chaperone.
Please note, costs not included are:
Airfare, some lunches, personal purchases, such as snacks souvenirs, etc., travel/health insurance. It is recommended that students bring about $200 emergency money or a credit card for emergencies.
To reserve your spot, a $200 deposit is due by March 1st. The full amount is due by May 31st. Cancellation Policy: Three weeks prior to the arrival of the group no refunds will be granted.

For additional information or questions please contact
Pastor Susan Schnelle at
512-836-8560 or email:

Please print the 2020 Costa Rica Immersion Trip Brochure and return to Pastor Susie or the church office by March 1st with your $200 deposit.