MECC is pleased to offer the opportunity for students and community members to travel as a group to Costa Rica in 2023 and Eastern Europe in 2024. Scholarships for eligible students are available. Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA, have completed at least 12 credit hours at MECC, and must have been enrolled within the last year (two semesters) to be eligible for a scholarship. To apply for a scholarship, complete the form below. For more information or to enroll, contact Amy Greear at



May 2023 Costa Rica

Costa Rica mapThere’s nothing quite like the rainforests of the “Rich Coast” to get the adrenaline pumping. At its heart, the Central American country boasts an epic landscape that is home to nearly 5 percent of the world’s biodiversity. Discover how fragile these endangered ecosystems are as you travel through different rainforest preserves and unearth dazzling displays of color and sound.



May 2024 Eastern Europe

Eastern Europe mapNo longer trapped behind the Berlin Wall, the Eastern Bloc shines once again on the world stage. Today, the vibe in Eastern Europe is intoxicatingly upbeat, and its cities are moving fast towards the future. Beneath fortified castles and at humbling stops like Auschwitz and Krakow’s Jewish Quarter, Eastern Europe offers thrills and history unfiltered.


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