Program Details

Adventure to South Africa where you'll volunteer at a cheetah breeding and conservation facility, gaining valuable experience learning and implementing the important work conservation and zoo vets do.
Location:
Johannesburg, South Africa
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:

This two-week adventure of a lifetime gives you the opportunity to go to South Africa to volunteer at a cheetah breeding and conservation facility, learn about African wildlife hands-on in the African savanna, and go on safari in Kruger National Park. Though the volunteer facility isn’t a hospital, you will be gaining valuable experience learning and implementing the important work conservation and zoo vets do.

Highlights:

• Feed and help provide medical care to cheetahs throughout the program
• Maintain and care for cheetah facility and enclosures
• Learn about all aspects of care and management of captive wildlife
• Go on safari through Kruger National Park, one of the largest national parks in the world and home to almost 150 large animal species (more than any other game reserve in Africa) including lions, leopards, rhino, elephants, and buffalo
• See a variety of wildlife each day that calls the African savanna home
• Visit a cultural village and have a private conservation workshop with a local ranger while at Kruger

Cost:
All-inclusive less airfare.

Additional Program Information

Requirements:
This program is open to anyone age 18+. You do not need to currently be in college, have a specific major or degree. This program is ideal for students and young adults who are interested in careers working in the fields of wildlife conservation and zoo management.
Scholarships:
Yes
Scholarships Description:
Need-based scholarships and aid are available. Details can be found on our website or by contacting us for more information.

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