Surf & Service Extension


DURATION: 8 days


Session #1: July 7 – July 14

Session #2: July 21 – July 28

Session #3: August 4 – August 11


  • Surfing: 5-6 Days
  • Service: 2-3 Days

COURSE REGIONS: Costa Rica (San Jose, Cartago, Puntarenas, and Guanacaste Provinces)

TUITION: $1,050

Extend your experience with this course to create a 3-week, 5-week, or 7-week Summer Expedition! View our 3-week and 5-week Summer Expedition pages for tuition pricing.


Surf & Service Extension Details

Spend 8 days learning to surf or honing your skills as you paddle alongside our experienced, professional instructors.

Whether you have just spent two weeks trekking the jungles of Costa Rica on our Service Hike & Homestay course or you’ve been busy discovering the coral reefs of Panama on our Caribbean Scuba & Service course, the Surf & Service Extension is the perfect way to experience the world-class beaches of Costa Rica and learn one of its most iconic sports.

Our remote surf camps are located on the Pacific coast, famous for its warm waters and consistent surf breaks, as well as lack of crowds. Spend your nights under the stars, and head out early to catch the morning’s first waves and perfect your stance. Learn more than just surfing with holistic instruction including how to read wave conditions, maintain equipment, and surf etiquette. If you’re lucky, you might even get to experience the spectacular coastal wildlife including sea turtles, dolphins, and three different species of monkeys.

Between breaks, you and your course mates will interact with local community members to learn about the local culture. Earn service hours by volunteer on beach clean-ups or community development projects.

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Extend your Outward Bound experience with this course to create a 3-week5-week, or 7-week Summer Expedition!

This eight-day course is an extension to our Rainforest Hike & Homestay, Caribbean Scuba & Service, Surf Service & CPR, and Panama Service Expedition summer programs.

Inquire below about this course’s itinerary and how to design a three, five, or seven-week program based on your summer schedule.

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