Dates, Fees, & Availability

By now, you've probably explored our programs, our destinations, and our philosophies. You've seen that CCS offers something unique and incomparable. And now you're serious enough to check out program fees and available dates. A few things you should know:

  1. We're a mission-oriented nonprofit and your fees cover the expenses of your experience. Therefore, your fees may well be tax deductible. Find out more here.
  2. Our track record virtually ensures that you'll have a great experience. This means that you'll return home safe, healthy, satisfied that you made a difference, and invigorated by your connection to a new culture. A 99.5% satisfaction rate kind of speaks for itself, right?
  3. A CCS journey is an experience that's been shaped and improved upon with 20 years of operation, and 35,000 volunteer adventures. We've kinda got this thing figured out.
  4. Our program fees vary. Choices you make about duration, destination, and accommodations all have an effect. Discounts too.
Program fees start at:
1 week:$17334 weeks:$24757 weeks:$321910 weeks:$3925
2 weeks:$19805 weeks:$27238 weeks:$343111 weeks:$4211
3 weeks:$22286 weeks:$29339 weeks:$371512 weeks:$4420

* Scroll down further and use our calculator to see exact program fees

Accommodation Options

Your accommodation choice is among the most important decisions you’ll make about your CCS program. Please click the button below to inform your thinking.

The CCS Home-Base

Choose the CCS Home-Base if you’re looking for an experience that comes with 24-hour security, bilingual staff, an instant community of fellow volunteers, and three authentic meals a day. We think it’s the foolproof choice.

Homestay

Choose Homestay if you are looking for a more independent experience with a local family. This option might be right for you if you’re looking to sharpen already-developed language skills. Our homestay family selection process is thorough, so you can be sure that a CCS homestay experience is the best! Homestays are currently not available in Costa Rica or Thailand.

Pro-Tips

Pro-tip 1: One week programs are rare, so expand your duration to find even more options.

Pro-tip 2: Try a longer duration of stay, and reduce the cost per week of your experience.

Pro-tip 3: Are you enrolling with a group, family member, or friend? Or are you an alumni? Take advantage of our awesome discounts

** Homestays are currently not available in Costa Rica or Thailand.

Dates & Fees

Reserve your spot today with a deposit of $350! Fees and start dates vary by destination and duration. Make selections below to get started. Did you know your out-of-pocket trip costs might be just a fraction of the below? Click here to find out how.

Are you enrolling with a group, family, friend, or as an alumni? A discount might apply. Find out how!

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Go ahead and pick your destination of choice. Not sure where you want to go? Just contact one of our expert Program Specialists. And no matter where you go, your out-of-pocket costs can be far less than you think. Find out how.

Tanzania is a great choice! We hope our fees fit your budget. If not, please experiment with your choices above. Also, visit our DISCOUNTS policies and our FUND YOUR TRIP tool. Need help? Our Program Specialists are on the ready!

Costa Rica is a great choice! We hope our fees fit your budget. If not, please experiment with your choices above. Also, visit our DISCOUNTS policies and our FUND YOUR TRIP tool. Need help? Our Program Specialists are on the ready!

Brazil is a great choice! We hope our fees fit your budget. If not, please experiment with your choices above. Also, visit our DISCOUNTS policies and our FUND YOUR TRIP tool. Need help? Our Program Specialists are on the ready!

Peru is a great choice! We hope our fees fit your budget. If not, please experiment with your choices above. Also, visit our DISCOUNTS policies and our FUND YOUR TRIP tool. Need help? Our Program Specialists are on the ready!

Morocco is a great choice! We hope our fees fit your budget. If not, please experiment with your choices above. Also, visit our DISCOUNTS policies and our FUND YOUR TRIP tool. Need help? Our Program Specialists are on the ready!

South Africa is a great choice! We hope our fees fit your budget. If not, please experiment with your choices above. Also, visit our DISCOUNTS policies and our FUND YOUR TRIP tool. Need help? Our Program Specialists are on the ready!

Ghana is a great choice! We hope our fees fit your budget. If not, please experiment with your choices above. Also, visit our DISCOUNTS policies and our FUND YOUR TRIP tool. Need help? Our Program Specialists are on the ready!

India is a great choice! We hope our fees fit your budget. If not, please experiment with your choices above. Also, visit our DISCOUNTS policies and our FUND YOUR TRIP tool. Need help? Our Program Specialists are on the ready!

Guatemala is a great choice! We hope our fees fit your budget. If not, please experiment with your choices above. Also, visit our DISCOUNTS policies and our FUND YOUR TRIP tool. Need help? Our Program Specialists are on the ready!

Thailand is a great choice! We hope our fees fit your budget. If not, please experiment with your choices above. Also, visit our DISCOUNTS policies and our FUND YOUR TRIP tool. Need help? Our Program Specialists are on the ready!

What's Included

Professional Staff of Local Nationals
Lodging
Meals
Comprehensive Travel Medical Insurance
Ground Transportation
In-Country Cultural Activities and Excursions
Language Lessons
Personalized Volunteer Assignment
Local Phone Calls and Incoming International Phone Service
A Toll–Free Emergency Hotline to the U.S.
What’s Not Included
  • Visas, Passports, Flights, Free Time Expenses, Personal Items, Personal Expenses (this means dinners out, laundry, etc.)
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