Proctor en Monteverde is a program primarily for sophomores who are academically and socially mature and ready for a cultural immersion adventure in Central America. While living with host families organized through Proctor en Monteverde Program Director Kathia Corrales, students attend classes at the Monteverde Institute
. Monteverde, Costa Rica is one of the most ecologically diverse areas in the world providing unparalleled learning opportunities ranging from planting trees for reforestation to constructing farm related engineering projects such as irrigation systems or bio-digesters for methane production.
Students continue their sophomore level science, humanities, math, and Spanish classes alongside native Costa Rican students at the Monteverde Institute
, while engaging in arts and afternoon activities in the local community. Each student earns a full year's worth of Spanish credit during the ten weeks of this program.