About.


BAMBOO SCHOOL is the first school in Costa Rica to offer complete knowledge on how to master construction techniques in natural materials such as bamboo and adobe. It offers you a variety of courses where you can learn how to build houses, furniture, bamboo crafts. And courses in construction of houses, plasters, floors and blocks in mud.

Available courses:

- Construction in bamboo: the student will learn how to select, cut and cure bamboo, the use of different specific tools, assembly, necessary connections to make a house, bamboo nails, among others.

- Manufacture of furniture: will be taught to select and cut bamboo, different assemblies and bamboo handling. The student will make a small piece to take home.

- Clay construction: different techniques to make walls and their different finishes and plasters will be taught.

We also offer massage courses, accommodation, vegetarian food, massage, reiki, meditation, spiritual healing, tours in the jungle

The courses will be taught by Rodolfo Sáenz Rojas, a bamboo and clay technician with more than 35 years of experience.

The duration of the courses is one day, one week, one month or up to one year. The courses are personalized. The student can decide together with the teacher the date to start .

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Bookings.

$600/person

workshop on bamboofurniture

Food included
We will teach how to select, and cut bamboo, all different assemblies and bamboo handling. The student will make a small piece to take home

The course takes 6 days and includes lodging and food. It is possible to request a course for fewer days or to extend the course for 2, 3 or more weeks up to several months. .The student chooses his date of entry together with the owner of Bamboo School.
Ask about special prices for long stays and for residents.
$600/person

Bamboo building course

Food included
The student will learn how to select, cut and cure bamboo, the use of different specific tools, assembly, connections needed to make a house, bamboo nails, among others.
The course takes 6 days and includes lodging and food. It is possible to request a course for fewer days or to extend the course for 2, 3 or more weeks up to several months. .The student chooses his date of entry together with the owner of Bamboo School.
Ask about special prices for long stays and for residents.
$600/person

Building with cob workshop

Food included
We will teach different techniques to make walls in cob and their different finishes and plasters. The use of lime and to make natural paint with stone powder pigments. To make floors in clay and living roofs.
The course takes 6 days and includes lodging and food. It is possible to request a course for fewer days or to extend the course for 2, 3 or more weeks up to several months. .The student chooses his date of entry together with the owner of Bamboo School.
Ask about special prices for long stays and for residents.

Key Stats.

Year founded

2019

Size of project site

0.46 hectares

Languages spoken

  • Español
  • Inglés
  • Holandés

People on site

1 - 15

Dry season

December to April

Wet season

May to November

Living Conditions.

Sleeping

  • private room
  • shared rooms
  • tent camping

Vegetarian Food

  • communal kitchen access

Internet

  • fast: streaming video

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