In the wilderness, your best self becomes second nature.
Three months. Three countries. Opportunities to test leadership skills in five aquatic wilderness elements: sailing, rafting, surfing, scuba diving and sea kayaking. In this exciting semester course, students will explore the art of water-based wilderness expeditions, developing skills and leadership abilities along the way.
Month One: The course begins in the Florida Keys where students are immersed in the most traditional of marine skills: sailing and navigation. An intensive nine-day Wilderness First Responder certification course will teach students to the essentials of wilderness medicine, providing them with skills to be safe and self-reliant.
Month Two: Students fly to Costa Rica to paddle some of the most exciting whitewater on the planet while working towards becoming a certified lifeguard.
Month Three: Students arrive in Panama where they will earn certification in SCUBA diving and experience an unforgettable sea kayaking expedition up the Carribean coast.