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Summer 2019 and winter 2019-2020: Primate Field School in Costa Rica

Educational Organization:
Maderas Rainforest Conservancy

Date Posted:

Program Description:
Did your summer plans fall through? There are still some spaces available for our primate field school in Costa Rica this summer! We are also enrolling for winter 2019-2020.

Program dates:

Summer 2019, session 3: July 19 (fly in) to August 14 (fly out) 2019
winter 2019-2020: December 27, 2019 (fly in) to January 9, 2020 (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 needed.

For more information and to apply, visit

Tuition / Fees:
$2400 USD for summer 2019 course costs, meals, lodging, and two-day trip to Tortuguero. Airfare is an additional cost.
$2095 USD for winter 2019-2020 course costs, meals, and lodging. Airfare is an additional cost.

Start + End Dates:
summer session 3: July 19 (fly in) to August 14 (fly out); winter 2019-2020: December 27, 2019 (fly in) to January 9, 2020 (fly out)

Application Deadline:
ASAP for summer 2019 session

Contact Information:
Dr. Laura Bolt, FL


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