Service Learning

Hibiscus Travels offers fields of interest for internships, service learning abroad, and group travel.

Hibiscus offers programs which include accommodations and meals, transportation, in-country support, field coordinators, and additional aspects upon request such as excursions, learning courses, and language immersion.

Our team is happy to assist in customizing any program to specific needs. 

The minimum program duration is 1 week.

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MARINE CONSERVATION

Open Enrollment Year Round

  • Dolphin and Whale Data Monitoring

  • Sea Turtle Conservation

  • Coral Reef Reforestation & Conservation

  • Mangrove Reforestation & Conservation

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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Open Enrollment Year Round

  • Construction, Painting, Planting, etc. Improvement of Public Buildings

  • Library & Community Center

  • Community Garden & Feeding Homeless Project

  • Government, Municipality & Local Development Groups Initiatives Projects Support

  • Handicap Accessible Beaches

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HEALTHCARE

Open Enrollment Year Round

  • Pre-Nursing and General Healthcare Internship

  • Physical Therapy

  • Healthcare Internship (Hands On Patient Care)

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ANIMAL WELFARE

Open Enrollment Year Round

  • Animal Rescue & Adoption Program & Shelters for Strays

  • Castration, Vaccination & General Health Campaigns with Local Vets, Basic Care of Animals

  • Veterinary Internship with Domestic Animals

  • Veterinary Internship with Exotic Animals

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ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION

Open Enrollment Year Round

  • Community & Community Enviro-Educational Campaigns & Signs, Solar Panels Installation, Community Sustainable Gardens

  • CO2 Foot Print Reduction- Sustainable Agriculture, Tree Planting, Water system and Aquaponics

  • Medicinal Plant Medicine

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SPECIALIZED PROGRAMS

Open Enrollment Year Round

  • Customized Group Programs

  • Specific Studies Internships

  • Combination Service Learning with Spanish Course

  • Combination Service Learning with TESOL Certification 

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WILDLIFE CONSERVATION

Open Enrollment Year Round

  • Rescues, Experimental Biology Research Field Center, & Educational Centers Support

  • National Park Research Projects & Sustainable Eco-Tourism

  • Sustainable Tourism Marine Life 

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EDUCATION

Open Enrollment Year Round

  • Teaching English & Community Workshops

  • Child Development

  • Special Education

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RURAL COMMUNITY

Open Enrollment Year Round

  • Micro Family Business Development

  • Women's Empowerment

  • Indigenous Tribes