The Micronesian islands offer a memorable mix of environmental lessons and natural beauty. On this tour, you'll not only learn valuable skills - you'll also help Micronesia preserve its precious resources for natives and future visitors alike.
“Kayaking the mangroves really connected with our classwork back on campus where we learned the different species of mangrove trees, as well as the very cool adaptations they have developed to survive.”
Faculty-Led Program - A three- to four-week trip spent living and working on the island of Yap, a member state of Micronesia. You'll work with local officials, scientists and students to survey the landscape and monitor environmental conditions, helping to balance the use and preservation of natural resources. In your down time, you'll explore the islands through sea kayaking, scuba diving, snorkeling, beachcombing and sight-seeing. Open to a limited number of traditional undergraduate students in good standing at the end of their junior year.