Gap Life Skills Eco-Adventures

GAP LIFE SKILLS

AFRICAN EDU-ECO-WIZARD GAP LIFE SKILLS ADVENTURES

African Wildlife Warrior, Conservation Awareness Adventures, African Adventure & Life Skills Orientation Program

One can expect any elements listed below as part of a specific Gap Adventure:

ENVIRONMENTAL & WILDLIFE ADVENTURES:

Swim with Seals; Birds of Eden; Knysna Forest Hikes; Monkeyland; Tenikwa; Jukani; The Elephant Sanctuary; Knysna Elephant Park; the Wolf Sanctuary; Plett Game Reserve; Cango Wildlife Ranch; Meerkat United Adventure; Historical Tours (Gold mining); Paleo Anthropological Tours; Cultural Community Based Tours; Bird Watching Adventures; Wildlife Research Adventures; Raptor Free Flight Shows; Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary; 5-Day Addo Elephant National Park Camping Adventure; SANCOB Penguin Sanctuary

ADVENTURE PROGRAMMING EXPERIENCES:

1-5 Day Hiking Trails (Outeniqua Trail; Tsitsikamma Trail; Harkerville Trail; Whale Trail); Day Hiking Adventures; Canyoneering/Kloofing; 1-5 Day Mountain Biking Expeditions; Cycling & Cycling Expeditions; Practical Orienteering; Trail Running; Mini Triathlon Events; Abseiling; Beach & Bush Hikes and Games; Beach & Bush Survival; Snorkelling; Sea Kayaking; River Inland Canoeing; Horse Riding; Caving Adventures; Ostrich Farm Visit; Ziplining Adventure; Blackwater Tubing; 2-3 Day Slackpacking Trail; Canopy Tours; Aerial Tree & Adventure Experiences; Woodcutter Adventures; Knysna 4×4 Adventures; Biathlon Events; Mini Adventure Racing Team Event; Obstacle Challenge Adventures; Teambuilding Adventures; Robberg Hike; Coasteering; Baviaanskloof Adventure; Quad Bike Adventures; Catamaran Sailing Adventures; Breede River Rafting Adventure; Stand-Up Paddle Boarding; etc

OPTIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL/WILDLIFE/ADVENTURE PROGRAMMING EXPERIENCES (OWN ACCOUNT):

Learn to SCUBA Dive (Various Levels); Learn to Kite Surf; Learn to Skipper a Boat Offshore; Learn to Life Save; Bungy Jumping; Great White Shark Cage Snorkeling Adventure; Tandem Paragliding; Skydiving; Knysna Rib Boat Adventures; Whale Watching & Monitoring; Pelagic Shark Adventures; Pelagic Birding Adventures; Learn to Surf in Plett or Jefferies Bay; Quadbike Adventures; Learn to Sail a Small Yacht.

PROGRAMMED LEARNING EXPERIENCES

10-Day African Conservation & Nature Awareness Training Program; 5-Day Marine Environmental Training Program; 5-Day Bush Skills Training Program; 42-Day Field Guide Level 1 Training Program; 5-Day Mountain Survival & Safety Awareness Training Program; 5-Day Coastal Forest & Freshwater Environmental Awareness Training Program; 10-Day Adventure Guide Skills Program; Specialist Skills Programs: Birding; Frogging; 5-Day Elephant Sanctuary Volunteering; 5-Day Game Ranch Management Volunteering; Snake Handling Course; 5-Day Marine Mammal Training Program; etc

SPECIFIC SKILLS LEARNING PROGRAMS

Camp Craft; Rope-work; Orienteering & Navigation; First Aid Training (Certified); 5-Day Survival Training (Bush; Sea; Mountain; Forest); 2-Day 4×4 Driving Skills Training; 3-Day Photographic Training Workshop – Wildlife & Landscape

Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills Development; Public Speaking; Presentation Techniques; The Art of Communication; Leadership; Empowerment; Team Effectiveness; Teambuilding Techniques and Practices (Various Levels)

Entrepreneurship; Success Coaching; Work Readiness Training; Theatre & Role Playing; The World of Business; Mentorship; Financial Appreciation & Readiness; Office Administration & Management

10-Day Research Volunteers get to work with dedicated scientific teams on important long-term ecological projects on the Garden Route. Exposure to conservation based research including marine, beach, estuary, river, fynbos and forest biome research; a variety of Terrestrial environmental research projects; and a variety of Marine Environmental research projects. You contribute to and are involved in actual scientific processes associated with Research Based Conservation initiatives under the eye of persons working full-time in conservation and get first-hand knowledge of what it takes to be a conservationist in Africa.

10-Day Construction and Small Project Management; 3-5 Day Event Planning Participation Project; 5-Day Organic and Self Sufficient Living Project; 10-Day Overland Safari & Adventure Planning Project to the Greater Addo Elephant National Park; the Mountain Zebra National Park and the Tsitsikamma NP

FITNESS ASSESSMENTS

Participation in Crossfit Training Classes and Tacfit Training Classes; Karate; Judo; Self Defence; Obstacle Course Challenges; Kettlebell Training; Clubbell Training; Dumbbell Weight Training; Body Weight Training

PERSONAL HEALTH ASSESSMENTS

Personal Hygiene; Housekeeping; Food Preparation

MENTAL PREPAREDNESS ASSESSMENTS

Vision; Mission; Life Purpose; Beliefs; Awareness; Consciousness; Universal LAWS

Community Services Projects; Community Service Participation Projects (National Sea Rescue Institute; SPCA; Rehabilitation)