Summer Fun Learning About the Sun, Sand, and Sea
School might be out for summer, but there is still so much fun to be had with The Bahamas National Trust!
Every summer we dedicate two summer camps where we utilize the outdoor classroom of our national parks to fully expose Bahamian youth to the beauty and complexity of Bahamian ecosystems.
Click on the registration form below to sign up for a camp!
ONE CAMP, FIVE ISLANDS
From snorkelling coral reefs, mangroves and seagrass beds, to exploring cool caves with stories to tell, Summer Safari campers receive a grand introduction to all the natural beauty of our national parks and Bahamian ecosystems.
To ensure this exciting opportunity is available throughout The Bahamas, Summer Safari is held on five different islands with plans to extend the fun to more islands in the future.
Daily schedules include morning birdwatching walks, interactive classroom presentations, boat rides, daily reflections and planning for the informative closing event they will host to help raise environmental awareness.
Summer Safari campers experience a whirlwind of fun and leave with a love for national parks and the realisation that they are the future of the protection of Bahamian natural resources.
DISCONNECT TO RECONNECT
Through a competitive selection process, motivated young environmental leaders receive a full scholarship to attend an intense week-long summer camp on Andros Island.
Held at Forfar Field Station, a unique research hub that serves as a model for sustainable living, Eco Camp disconnects participants from the hustle and bustle of technology and other services one might take for granted and focuses their attention on natural resources, conservation, and sustainability.
Daily schedules include morning birdwatching walks, interactive classroom presentations, boat rides to unique cays, snorkelling coral reefs and brainstorm sessions to work collaboratively on both an Andros community outreach event and a community project for their home island.
Field trips to Blue Hole National Park to witness the majesty of blue holes for themselves as well as a night’s stay under the stars in the surrounding pine forest fosters an appreciative connection to the unique ecosystems and culture of Andros Island.
Eco Campers experience first-hand that sometimes, one must disconnect from the world, to reconnect with nature.