EXPERIENCE CAMP COSTA RICA

Join the crew for this soccer intensive trip of a lifetime!

Although our itinerary is not finalized, you can get a good feel for the week using our projected itinerary, as follows:

 

Days 1-4: The trip starts by flying into San Jose, Costa Rica. We set up camp an hour away at the peaceful Villa Alta in Barranca, located on the western coast. Much of your stay here is soccer oriented and includes training at a nearby turf pitch, playing games against local teams, sand soccer, and small sided games. Besides playing a lot of soccer, you will interact with local youth players, enjoy local food, and participate in a service project benefiting the local community. Projects are need based and may vary but could include repairing homes, agricultural projects, or teaching soccer and/or English. We will also provide local players and schools with the soccer equipment they need to play, one of our main missions at One World Athletics!

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Day 5: Our second destination of the trip will be Jaco Beach. Here campers can enjoy training in the sand, relaxing on the beach, and maybe even some surfing with world renowned Tortuga Surf School.

 

Day 6: Our final destination before returning to San Jose is La Fortuna!  Baldi Hot Springs is the highlight of our one night stay at the base of Arenal.

 

Days 7-8: In San Jose, we will spend a half day exploring the capital city including Costa Rica's National Stadium and the National Craft Market. Afterwards, we will have a final training session on the artificial turf pitch next to our hotel. Hotel is located 15 minutes from the airport for a convenient transfer to begin the trip home the following day.

 

This trip is geared towards middle school and high school age soccer players. Families are welcome as well. Still unsure? View past trips. If you would like more information - please contact us.

2019 Trip Dates

June 13 - June 20

June 21 - June 28: Family Week

8 Days/7 Nights 

Other dates TBA

 

Please fill out the following survey if you are interested in joining us this year:

Costa Rica Interest Survey

 

Costa Rica 2019 Registration

What to Know

Trips are geared for soccer loving campers age 11 and up, but campers under the age of 13 must be accompanied by a parent.

 

You will be responsible for booking round trip airfare out of Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in San Juan. Leader escorted flights will be available from Raleigh Durham International Airport (RDU).  Selected flights will be announced shortly. Please check back for updates.

 

What to Bring

A packing list will be provided when you register.

 

A valid passport is required.

 

Please see family physician and receive any recommended travel vaccinations.

 

DO NOT worry about bringing soccer balls. We will have those for use. DO bring cleats and shinguards.

Trip Cost

$1,250

(8 days/7 nights)

 

Price includes all accomodations, food/meals, ground transportation, soccer activities, adventure excursions, travel insurance, drawstring bag, travel shirt, and wind/rain jacket. DOES NOT INCLUDE AIRFARE or souvenir spending money.

Past Trip Highlights

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Whether we want to connect you to unique travel experiences, no matter your destination. If you have a trip coming up and are interested in making a lasting impact on your host community in the area of athletics and well being, please contact us. We will assist in any way possible to help you achieve your mission!