COSI-Maximo Nivel’s Youth Spanish Camp

San Pedro-Montes de Oca, San Jose, Costa Rica

Camp Category: Academics, Community Service, and Adventure

Since 1994, COSI-Maximo Nivel’s Youth Spanish Camp has provided a unique combination of academic studies, community service, cultural immersion, as well as the opportunity to participate in sports and tourism. Program options include:

  • Traditional COSI Camp
  • Service Learning (Construction, Sea Turtle Conservation, & Working with Kids)
  • Sports (Soccer Clinic & SCUBA Certification)
  • AP Spanish Exam Preparation

COSI-Maximo Nivel’s Youth Spanish Camp program is designed to prepare young people for an ever growing global society through developing their Spanish communication skills and international experience. Since 1994, COSI-Maximo Nivel’s Youth Spanish Camp has provided a unique combination of academics, cultural immersion, and tourism with opportunities in community service and sports. Spanish Camp is an experience students never forget!

There is no better way to learn Spanish than through immersion and practicing language skills with native speakers, in addition to classes with certified, native Spanish speaking teachers. Spanish is integrated into all aspects of our Youth Spanish Camp including home-stays, community service, sports, and cultural activities. The combination of daily Spanish classes and 4 optional Tracks—Traditional COSI Camp, Sports, Service Learning, and AP Spanish Exam Preparation—allows students to advance their language skills and build the confidence to communicate comfortably in Spanish.


Drake Bay (On the beach!)

  • Service Learning (Sea Turtle Conservation)

Manuel Antonio (On the beach!)

  • Traditional COSI Camp
  • Sports (SCUBA Certification)
  • AP Spanish Exam Preparation

San Jose (In the capital city!)

  • Traditional COSI Camp
  • Sports (Soccer Clinic)
  • Service Learning (Construction & Working with Kids)

Students can mix and match track options to create their personal camp experience. Example Program:

  • 1 week Service Learning – Work with Kids (14-Jun to 21-Jun)
  • 1 week Traditional COSI Camp – San Jose (21-Jun to 28-Jun)
  • 1 week Sports – SCUBA Certification (28-Jun to 05-July)


  • Chaperones 24/7
  • Airport Transfers
  • Safety Presentation and Orientation
  • Tuition,Tours, and Transportation
  • Cultural Activities
  • Shared Room in a Host Family Stay
  • 3 meals per day
  • Official Spanish Program Certificate
  • Free Spanish Textbooks and Materials
  • Souvenir Camp T-shirt
  • Free Office-wide WiFi
  • Onsite Snack Bar
  • 24/7 Emergency Contact and Assistance