Middle School Adventures

Bahamas Island Wildlife Explorer

Gain hands-on experience with incredible wildlife in the Bahamas as you explore the world of veterinary medicine as well as animal rehabilitation, education and conservation.

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Sun-filled days getting up close with wildlife in the Bahamas

  • Participate in hands-on wildlife care while working alongside veterinarians and animal professionals at local farms, education programs and clinics.
  • Explore the Bahamian sea on snorkel and kayak adventures.
  • Observe and assist with animal care procedures like spay and neuter surgeries.
  • Go behind the scenes at wildlife attractions.
  • Apply your animal handling, welfare, nutrition and conservation skills to help with outreach projects.
PROGRAM DATES COST AVAILABILITY
July 7 - July 18, 2021 $4,380 Available Enroll Now
July 21 - August 1, 2021 $4,380 Available Enroll Now
“The Bahamas vet program was truly the most amazing time of my life. The hands-on experience you get here is incomparable. I can’t stress enough how this program changed my life. It taught me so much about vet medicine while still being fun and adventurous. I made some new best friends and I will never forget this trip. I can’t recommend it enough!” Izzy, middle school alumna

Program Overview

Objectives:

  • Explore veterinary medicine for birds, mammals, reptiles and marine mammals.
  • Gain insight into veterinary and wildlife care alongside professionals.
  • Learn to interpret animal behavior and how to properly handle different animals.
  • Participate in hands-on workshops covering suture methods, necropsies and animal-restraint techniques.

10 hours of service learning to improve animal welfare through community wildlife education programs.

Requirements:

  • Available to students completing sixth, seventh or eighth grade. No other experience necessary.