Teen Travel 2019: Costa Rica

Natural waterfall through a forest in Costa Rica

In addition to our in-camp leadership program, rising 10th, 11th, and 12th graders can experience the natural beauty, adventure activities and the signature Costa Rican lifestyle of Pura Vida – pure life!

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In true Zeke style, immerse yourself in Costa Rica’s vibrant food and fitness cultures while building a close community of teen travelers.

Explore lush rainforests, picturesque waterfalls, volcanic hot springs, tropical wildlife, pristine beaches, crystal clear water, and land and sea adventures!

Action-packed Itinery

  • Zipline through the jungle!
  • Visit a national park with natural wonders unique to.
  • Costa Rica like cascading waterfalls, natural hot springs, and breathtaking views.
  • Explore a rain forest filled with beautiful waterfalls and tropical wildlife.
  • Taste local cuisine and take cooking classes where you’ll learn to make some of Costa Rica’s favorite dishes.
  • Take a night hike through the famous Costa Rican cloud forest.
  • Tour through picturesque towns to experience local culture and cuisine.
  • Enjoy special Shabbat programming and thought-provoking activities.
  • Engage in community service projects working with local children or assisting an animal refuge.
  • Stay at eco-lodges specifically designed to protect the natural environment.

Space is limited

Space on the trip is limited to ensure participants build a close community and get the most out of every experience.  Enroll soon to guarantee your spot on the trip.



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Register now by selecting Zeke Teen Travel
on the registration page

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The three week program runs from July 2 to July 21 2019. Spend the first two weeks of the summer enjoying Costa Rica and then join the Camp Zeke community for the third week and enjoy all the activities offered at our beautiful mountain retreat in northeastern Pennsylvania.

We have limited scholarship funding available for teens in certain regions. Please email questions@campzeke.org or call 212-913-9783 for more information.

Focused on expanding your leadership skills this summer instead of travel? Explore our in-camp leadership program.

Our campers have made thousands of friendships, millions of memories, and lifelong skills in athletics, cooking, and joyful Judaism. We are proudly supported by:

  • Jewish Camp
  • Jim Joseph Foundation
  • Avi Chai
  • UJA Federation
  • The Jewish Education Project

We are fully accredited by the American Camp Association