Forfar Gap Year: Andros, Bahamas

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Live on beachfront property, study on the crystal clear Caribbean waters, and earn your PADI Open and Advanced scuba certifications during your Forfar Gap Year through International Field Studies. Forfar Field Station has been home to unique field study experiences for students since 1970 and we are thrilled to utilize the past 50 years of experience to support our 6-week program for post-high school, college-aged student interested in gaining experience in the field of marine science.

Located on Andros Island, with the highest concentration of blue holes in the world and bordering the 3rd largest fringing barrier reef, the opportunities are endless for boosting your marine science career before, while, or after you complete your college degree.

  • PADI Open Water & Advanced Scuba Diving Certifications upon completion
  • Snorkeling Barrier Reefs
  • Marine Science Classes
  • Service Learning and Exploring the Bahamian Culture
  • Wilderness First Aid/Leave No Trace Training

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About International Field Studies

International Field Studies is a nonprofit organization focused on environmental education that has been running programs for students and researchers at Forfar Field Station on Andros Island, Bahamas since 1970. Our 6-week Forfar Gap Year Program is...