Outward Bound Costa Rica tuition includes all room and board, technical gear, instruction and course transportation necessary for our Summer, Girl Scouts and Semester courses. Please visit the individual course pages to view current tuition costs per course. Airfare to/from Costa Rica is never included in the listed tuition cost, nor are personal equipment (including surfboards) and supplies.
Full payment of course tuition is due 30 days prior to course start. If reservations are made less than 30 days prior to the course start date, full payment is due immediately.
All items included in custom course tuition will be specified during the planning process. Please speak with your course administrator or email custom@OutwardBoundCR.org with questions.
We require a deposit to reserve a student’s space on course. Note that the deposit is allocated towards the full course tuition, it is not an extra fee.
The following amounts are required per student for a course reservation:
Visit our Discounts & Scholarships page for information on financial assistance and rules and restrictions.
Payments can be made with a Visa or MasterCard, personal check, cashiers check or by wire transfer. We do not accept money orders.
Outward Bound Costa Rica accepts Visa and MasterCard payments. For payments over US$500, you must also provide a copy of your credit card (front and back), as well as a copy of a government-issued photo identification for the cardholder. This is required by our financial institution to process payment and will be kept confidential.
To pay using a Visa or MasterCard, click the following link:
Credit Card Authorization Form
Please print out and sign the form, then either scan and email it to enrollment@OutwardBoundCR.org (for all Open Enrollment courses) or to girlscouts@OutwardBoundCR.org (for Girl Scout destinations courses) or fax it to 1-866-374-2483.
We only accept personal or cashier checks. We do not accept money orders.
All checks must be in U.S. dollars and issued by or payable through a U.S. bank. Checks must be mailed 60 days prior to course start date in order to ensure timely delivery by mail.
Make check out to “CRROBS” and send to the following address:
c/o Communications Director
Outward Bound Costa Rica School
P.O. Box 025331
Miami, FL 33102-5331
To pay using a wire transfer, click the following link:
Wire Transfer Form
Provide the enclosed instructions to your bank and then scan the form and email it to enrollment@OutwardBoundCR.org or fax it to 1-866-374-2483.
If you cancel a course reservation prior to the course start date, the following schedule applies:
Note: Outward Bound Costa Rica reserves the right to cancel any scheduled course UP TO 31 DAYS PRIOR to the course starting date. This would normally be done for reasons of low participation or certain programming factors. This decision would be announced no less than 31 days prior to the course starting date and participants would be advised either via telephone or email. In this case, participants would be allowed to apply their tuition towards any other Outward Bound Costa Rica course within one calendar year or receive a full cash refund. Outward Bound Costa Rica is not responsible for reimbursing any pre-arranged travel costs.
Outward Bound Costa Rica is not a reformatory school and our staff members are not police officers. We reserve the right to remove participants who present a danger to him/herself, the environment, or other participants on course. We require that ALL students are familiar with our Code of Conduct prior to starting their course; violations to the Code of Conduct are grounds for removal from course.
To review our Code of Conduct, click the following link:
Code of Conduct
Note: Participants who are expelled from the course or voluntarily leave the course for personal reasons do not receive a refund and are responsible for evacuation fees.
Students with a legitimate medical/emotional situation will receive pro-rated course credit valid for one year after the original course start date. A signed doctor’s note detailing the condition is required.