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Leadership and Social Change / Costa Rica

20 July 2018

16 July 2018 - 20 July 2018 

Co-facilitated by a team of UWC alumni and volunteers, the UWC Costa Rica Summer Program on Leadership and Social Change promotes the core values of the UWC movement. Participants will:

  • Meet social entrepreneurs and learn from their personal crstories
  • Visit local communities where projects are taking place
  • Engage in interactive group activities to develop leadership skills and to solve chosen problems using design thinking, collaboration, and creativity

This 5-day program will challenge participants, through experiential education, to engage with social justice issues on a local and global level, developing leadership and critical thinking skills.

Our Educational Model

cr2Based on the experiential educational model followed by UWC International, our Summer Program aims to provide young people the opportunity to learn about:

  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Leadership
  • Innovation
  • Costa Rican Culture and Lifestyle

Dates: July 16 - July 20, 2018 
Cost: USD $750
Scholarship Availability: A limited number of partial scholarships are available upon request, to be awarded based on need and merit. If you would like to apply for a scholarship, please address your request to
Application Deadline: June 15, 2018
Location: UWC Costa Rica, Santa Ana, Costa Rica
Age Range: 13 -17 years


For more information, including how to apply, please visit: