March 2015

PALCS is thrilled to announce an amazing travel opportunity for students ages 16 and above. We are partnering with world-renowned educational tour company EF to offer our students the chance to visit Costa Rica! Scroll down to learn more.

With well-protected national reserves and an unparalleled diversity of wildlife, Costa Rica is the jewel of Central America. The Arenal Region showcases an active volcano, hot springs, and a broad range of flora and fauna. In Monteverde, visit a local school, and in Manuel Antonio National Park, keep your eyes open for sloth, toucans and howler monkeys.

Key Details:

Tentative travel dates: March 12th-20th, 2015

Trip leader: Ms. Carly Finkel, Spanish teacher

Approximate trip price: $2,195, payment plan available through EF

Trip price includes: round trip airfare, hotels, meals, entrances to parks and sites, guided sightseeing and excursions, full-time tour director

.5 course credits awarded upon completion of weShare program (online project-based learning program)

Interested? Please join us on Monday 9/29 at 6pm for a student/parent info session with Ms. Finkel and an EF representative.
Meeting URL:

If you are interested in learning more about the trip, please fill out the form below with your first and last name.  Please also indicate below if you or your parent/guardian will be attending the info session.