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  • Course level: All Levels

About Course

Kids participate in an adventure & culture camp while parents participate in language classes with other adults. Fun and educational for the whole family.


Package Description

Nosara Spanish Institute is excited to partner with Nosara Day Camp to offer families traveling together a Family & Culture Package that promises to be fun and educational for everyone. Our week(s) long program provides a full morning of cultural and language activities leaving the afternoons for families to explore Nosara and the surrounding areas.

Package Details

The program of the package is divided into two unique components based on age:

Parents and youth 16 and older

Will have the opportunity to take 20 hours of Group Spanish Classes.  You will experience our communicative classroom teaching approach where we encourage spontaneous and creative use of the Spanish language for real life situations. Our native instructors carefully monitor the progress of each student and adapt their teachings to suit individual learning styles and capabilities. Classes are Monday-Friday from 8:00am to 11:40am and participants will be placed according to level in classes of a maximum of 6 students.

Family members 15 and under

Will begin each day (Monday-Friday) at 7:45am with Nosara Day Camp. The camp is geared to children ages 5-15 who like to explore, get wet, and take adventures! Their strength is exposing kids to activities, environments, language and Guanacaste culture that most visiting families might be challenged to find on their own: exploring hidden tide pools and bat caves (accessible only at low tide), throwing hand-lines with native fishermen, hiking to jungle waterfalls, and visiting with local ranching families to bake, visit the animals, or take an an ox-cart ride… No two days of the week are the same. While this is not an intensive language program they do teach basic Spanish in their daily activities, and the activities provided by staff are provided in Spanish and English. Additionally, CPR and first-aid trained native speaking counselors lead all sessions and provide opportunities to learn everyday Spanish vocabulary in the context of the day’s experience. Price includes all equipment (snorkels, goggles, SUP, climbing gear, etc), all activity costs and entry fees, transportation to and from camp, fresh fruit snack and a healthy lunch. The Nosara Day Camp is authentic, safe, and fun! More information on Nosara Day Camp is available here.

Accommodation Options

Check out our suggested accommodations in the area. We provide assistance with a variety of weekly and short-term vacation rentals. Options range from small studios to larger multi-bedroom homes that can accommodate families or groups. Please email us for assistance. Be sure to include the dates of your stay, the number of people, your weekly/monthly budget, transportation requirements and any other special requests.

Why us?

At NSI we maintain an open and student-centered curriculum. Utilizing clearly defined goals; our instruction is adapted to the abilities, needs and interests of our students. NSI utilizes a modern and open approach to foreign language acquisition. From day one, advanced, intermediate or beginner students will benefit from total immersion into the Spanish language. Certain courses offered can be counted towards college credits.


    Weekly Program 20h – Group Classes
    1 Adult + 1 Youth $830
    2 Adults + 1 Youth $1045
    Each additional adult $335
    Each additional youth $375

    Ready to Apply?

    1. Begin by submitting a reservation request, telling us you are interested in the Family & Culture Package, and your level of Spanish.
    2. After we have contacted you and confirmed your program and dates, we will ask you to make a deposit to hold your spot in our class.
    3. Last, we ask that you complete a level placement test, to determine which class level you will learn the best in.

    Target Audience

    • All levels of Spanish
    • All ages