Rustic Pathways’ Young Explorers programs are for students ages 12 to 13 with a passion for travel. These programs allow the young adventurer to step outside of their comfort zone, make new friends, and learn about the world around them.
Raft the Sarapiquí River! Head to La Fortuna, near the Arenal Volcano, where you’ll participate in service projects at schools or community organizations. Explore La Fortuna through rainforest hikes, zip lining, and trips to hot springs. Visit an indigenous Maleku village to learn about traditional culture. Relax on the beaches of the Nicoya Peninsula and enjoy the laid-back Pacific vibe, learn how to surf, work on service initiatives, watch dolphins, and much more.