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Belize Wilderness Emergency Medicine 

Learn real-world emergency medicine and complete the Wilderness First Responder Course. Then broaden your skills as you shadow doctors in a small clinic and learn from traditional healers.  

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People come on this adventure not just because they like science and want to help people. They come here because they like adventure too: hiking through rainforests, tubing down a jungle river, spelunking and visiting ruins. This hands-on learning trek brings the push and pull of modern western medicine with ancient healing techniques to the forefront. Earn a Wilderness First Responder (WFR) Certification and then take skills learned in role-play scenarios and put them to use in real life. Travel to rural villages and spend time in hospitals and clinics. Work with Belizeans on public health issues. And yes, as cliché as it sounds, make a difference.  

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“WFR Certification, wonderful new friends, great outdoor experiences, and terrific memories of Belize. A++ rating!” — Teresa Kropp, St Petersburg, FL


  • Earn your Wilderness First Responder (WFR) certification
  • Learn about ancient Mayan culture and healing techniques
  • Do healthcare service work in a Belizean community
  • Go on wilderness adventures including: rainforest hikes, spelunking, and snorkeling
  • Hike through rainforests and visit Mayan ruins

Experience Required

  • Must be at least 15 years old when course begins

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Dates Days Grades Cost
Jun 17–Jul 8 22 9-12 $5680
Jun 26–Jul 17 22 9-12 $5680
Jul 10–Jul 31 22 9-12 $5680
Jul 20–Aug 10 22 9-12 $5680
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