Tuesday, 02 July 2013
Eco Odyssey is offering an experience of a life time. For those who are looking for the opportunity to take a gap year while also gaining experience in a field that interests them there is the Eco Africa Experience. This is a gap year focused on conservation and wildlife and offers a 7-month course at Nakavango Conservation Centre in the Standley and Livingstone Private Game Reserve in Zimbabawe that is said to be full of game.
Conservation, community, education
"Eco Odyssey is the ultimate conservation experience for students and volunteers from across the globe to complete a journey of personal growth whilst acquiring life skills through learning about the importance of integrating conservation, community and education. This comprehensive course includes a wide variety and range of activities, unparalleled by any other gap year programme."
Activities include the following:
Advanced first aid course presented by Medical Air Rescue Services Nature guide training course (including the opportunity to gain a Field Guides Association of South Africa Level 1 Qualification) presented by EcoTraining Nakavango survival and navigation course Introduction to tracking, including CyberTracker Track and Sign evaluation, presented by Down to Earth Nature Training Photography course with Dusty Rhodes Photography Hospitality industry exposure at the Stanley and Livingstone Safari Lodge Communication skills workshop PADI open-water diving course Basic training in mechanics, welding, electrics and plumbing Filming theory Veterinary and dangerous wildlife drugs theory Skipper's lake license Participation in the Nakavango Conservation Programme (including conservation, education, community development and sustainability projectsFor more information about this opportunity, go to www.nakavango.com