In addition to classes, the ISA staff organizes meetings to monitor students' progress and discuss the week's itinerary, including cultural activities and excursions.
Classes are held Monday through Thursday with afternoon sessions.
Three mandatory cultural activities are organized each week of the program and are designed to help students experience Heredia. Below is a list of cultural activities the ISA staff in Heredia has organized in the past.
- Tour of Inbio Park
- Visit to National Museum of Costa Rica
- Tour of the Britt Coffee Plantation
- Artisan workshop
- Dance & cooking classes
During each week and on some weekend days students will have free time to explore Heredia on their own. The ISA staff provides students with suggested activities to help learn more about their host city and culture.
Weekend excursions provide student the opportunity to observe and learn about the culture and history of neighboring cities and surrounding areas.