Spring 2016 – Bahamas Trip

We had a great time in the Bahamas this year!

The following link and video tells our story:       Access the facebook post of our adventures




Below you will find the trip details.

TRIP DATE:     February 26 to March 5, 2016



  • 2 mornings at schools
  • Tour Androsia batik factory
  • Swim in a blue hole
  • Village scavenger hunt
  • Basket weaving $5.00 per participant
  • Music/night life
  • Reef snorkel
  • Mennonite Farm tour
  • Red Bay: Mrs. Omelia Marshal – bush medicine tour; sponge dock
  • Grocery store shopping to determine cost of cooking a meal on average Bahamian budget
  • Tide pool exploration
  • Traditional Conch dinner – how they are caught, prepared, and importance to community
  • Optional Sunday Church

Evening Lecture topics

  • Orientation
  • History of the Bahamas
  • Reef fish
  • Coral Reefs
  • High School Student Panel
  • School Administrators Presentation

Trip Costs


+airfare to Ft. Lauderdale

+international health insurance (amount still to be determined)


09/25/15 Notification to Dr. Williams or Dr. Henman of intent to travel to the Bahamas
11/11/15 Non-refundable $300.00 deposit
01/15/16 Balance of $1665 + international health insurance $
Copy of passport due
Airline reservation to Ft. Lauderdale made and copy of travel airline and itinerary due


Participating students must be enrolled in one of the following courses:  ED250 / ED308 / ED311 / ED321 / ED328 / SE300. Students may receive assignment or final credit during the Spring 2016 semester for this courses and 5 hours for field placement time for the ED413 / ED419 course.


Faculty Contact Information

Dr. Eugene Williams




Dr. Karen Henman



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COEinternationalstudies – station sign

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COEinternationalstudies – hummer on nest

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COEinternationalstudies – sunset

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COEinternationalstudies – shell beach

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COEinternationalstudies – sunset with swing

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COEinternationalstudies – rainbow