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OKEECHOBEE, FLORIDA

Service Learning: Wildlife Rehabilitation in Southern Florida

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Program #13107RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Aid efforts to rehabilitate exotic animals including large cats such as panthers and cougars as well as birds and reptiles at Arnold’s Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, a not-for-profit facility in southern Florida. Many of the animals have been rescued by State and Federal agencies and handed over to the care of the dedicated staff at Arnold’s. Help with day-to-day maintenance, tasks such as feeding and landscaping, and learn about ongoing efforts to protect the Florida Panther from extinction.


Highlights

• Hear the background story of each of the Arnold Center’s rescued animals and learn about the their general care needs.
• Learn about big-cat physiology and genetics from animal experts.
• During a boating field trip along Lake Okeechobee, view the restoration of Florida Panther habitats.

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Service labor is 3-4 hours a day. Hiking up to two miles; uneven terrain.

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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips
6 Hands-on experiences

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4.8
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