Individual Student

Expeditions

Travel solo, but not alone. EPI runs Individual Student Travel Programs for middle school, high school, and college students. You'll travel to some of the world's most incredible field sites, work with endangered wildlife and renowned scientists, and meet like-minded peers that care about the future of the planet. Check out our destinations below.

Sea Turtle Ecology

Costa Rica

Tuition

$2,795

Duration

9 Days

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Sea Turtle Ecology

Study an endangered reptile with a 100-million-year history. Protect critical ecosystems. Walk beneath lush rainforest canopies and learn about the immense biodiversity of tropical flora and fauna. Exchange ideas about life, science, and our shared world with Costa Rican students.

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Felines & Primates

Costa Rica

Tuition

$2,545

Duration

9 Days

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Felines & Primates

Explore the rainforest at Pacuare Reserve, home to howler monkeys, spider monkeys, and white-faced capuchins. Track jaguars. Set camera traps. Snorkel Costa Rica's best-preserved coral reef, and learn how to protect these critical ecosystems.

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Island Ecology

Hawaii

Tuition

$2,795

Duration

9 Days

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Island Ecology

Maui is home to natural wonders, vibrant wildlife, and a growing human population. Join us in the field to study the complex dynamics of island ecology, from the ridge tops all the way down to the reef.

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Marine Science

Baja, Mexico

Tuition

$2,795

Duration

7 Days

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Marine Science

Snorkel in sky-blue waters full of incredible life. Collect data on seat turtles or coral eating starfish. Spend your days and nights on a captivating island surrounded by protected waters and red rocks. Travel to Baja the aquarium of the sea for the adventure of a lifetime.

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Whale Ecology

Baja, Mexico

Tuition

$2,695

Duration

9 Days

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Whale Ecology

The waters of Baja, Mexico are home to more than a third of the world's marine mammals. Travel to the Gulf of California and the shores of the Pacific to study two of the most charismatic—the grey whale and the humpback. Work with researchers to collect acoustic recordings, DNA samples, and behavioral data on these immense animals.

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Wildlife Ecology

Yellowstone

Tuition

$2,195

Duration

9 Days

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Wildlife Ecology

An abundance of wildlife. Hot pools, boiling mud, and countless other thermal features. America's first National Park is brimming over with natural wonders, and you'll get up close with many of them on this field research course.

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Island Ecology

Galapagos Islands

Tuition

$4,695

Duration

9 Days

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Island Ecology

There's no better laboratory for conservation biology field studies than the Galapagos Islands. From the waters teeming with species found only here, to the highlands inhabited by giant tortoises, you'll work to understand and protect this fragile ecosystem.

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Marine Ecology

Belize

Tuition

$3,220

Duration

9 Days

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Marine Ecology

Far from the tourist hubs, you'll work with researchers to monitor manatees off the coast of Southern Belize, explore the inland rainforests, and immerse yourself in the cultural diversity of the Toledo District.

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Winter Ecology

Yellowstone

Tuition

$2,395

Duration

9 Days

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Winter Ecology

Winter in Yellowstone is a dynamic and thrilling season. Bison crowd around thermal pools while the park's predators prepare winter strategies. You'll assist with wildlife research in the field while observing and learning about the intricacies of this nearly intact ecosystem.

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Study Abroad

Discover your independence

What's it like to travel on EPI's field ecology programs? Follow Tyler as he works with wildlife, helps out scientists, and discovers a new sense of independence.