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Primate Behavior & Ecology Field School in Costa Rica

Educational Organization:
Maderas Rainforest Conservancy

Date Posted:

Program Description:
Did your summer plans fall through?

Are you looking for a primate field school in the Costa Rican rainforest?

There are still some spaces available in our summer 2018 sessions at La Suerte, Costa Rica:

Session 2: June 21 (fly in) to July 17 (fly out)
Session 3: July 19 (fly in) to August 14 (fly out)

We are also now enrolling students in the Winter 2018-2019 session at our field site in Ometepe, Nicaragua:
Dec 27 2018 (fly in) to January 9 2019 (fly out)

Apply now for Maderas Rainforest Conservancy's Primate Behavior and Ecology course! La Suerte is home to mantled howler monkeys, white-faced capuchin monkeys, and Central American spider monkeys. Students will spend mornings observing and collecting data on monkeys, and afternoons attending daily lectures and working on assignments. The course will culminate with independent projects on primate behaviour. This field school is excellent preparation for graduate work in primatology.

Entrance Qualifications:
No specific prerequisites necessary.

For more information and to apply, email Dr. Bolt and visit

Other MRC field courses with other start dates are also available.

Tuition / Fees:
$2 095 USD for course tuition, meals, lodging at the research station, and in-country group transportation. Airfare is an additional cost.

Support (scholarships, travel):
An annual scholarship is offered through the American Society of Primatologists. For more information, visit

Contact Information:
Dr. Laura Bolt


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