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Trip Overview

In May 2016, a group of FSCS students and Faculty traveled to Costa Rica for an enriching learning experience in partnership with Cross Cultural Solutions. A key aim of the trip was to engage students in a reflective cross-cultural learning experience that tackled issues of personal and situational social location, differential learning, and skills building.

Trip Name: Costa Rica 2016 (14 days)

Partner: Cross-Cultural Solutions

Eligible Programs:

  • Addictions and Mental Health
  • Community & Justice Services
  • Criminal Justice
  • Social Service Worker
  • Child and Youth Care (Degree & Diploma)
  • Community Development
  • Police Foundations

Credit: Students participating on this trip were eligible to accrue placement hours and gain valuable international service learning experience.

Program Highlights:

  • Students were able to apply their learning in two impact areas: Child Education or Child Health
  • Participated in cultural activities such as Spanish lessons, cooking classes, discussions on current issues impacting Costa Rica, and lectures on the history of Costa Rica