Cape Eleuthera Institute Teacher Conference


Every summer we turn our campus into a learning laboratory for teachers interested in probing best practices in experiential education. Our annual Teacher Conference provides a unique opportunity for educators to challenge themselves to become students engaged in sustainable community living and open-learning. We welcome participants who are 6-12 grade teachers, administrators and guidance counselors [...]

Cape Eleuthera Institute Island School GAP YEAR program


Gap years provide students with the chance to learn more about themselves as well as their academic and personal interests. More than simply a travel or study abroad experience, the Cape Eleuthera Institute offers a unique gap year experience based on ecology, sustainability, and adventure education. Students work alongside researchers, embark on expeditions, and develop [...]

Dolphin Encounters: Salvador Scholarship Fund


The Salvador Scholarship Fund was established to create an opportunity for teachers to foster an appreciation and respect for the marine environment in students who may not otherwise be able to afford to participate in a marine education program. Just as a dolphin calf explores its habitat and learns about the Ocean environment, so must [...]

Teacher Training


Our teacher training programmes aim to equip educators with knowledge, skills and resources to effectively deliver instruction in curriculum topics related to the marine environment. Teachers are also purveyors of important stewardship messages to successive generations of Bahamians. Since the 1990’s, BREEF’s summer workshop has become the flagship teacher training course for marine conservation in [...]

Summer Sea Camp


Summer camps for children aged 8-14 years are designed to expose Bahamian children to our marine environment, through an immersion experience in the ocean. Through fun, interactive presentations and daily field trips, campers develop an appreciation for our marine environment and its value to the culture and economy of The Bahamas. Campers are also taught [...]

Virtual Coral Reef Field Trip


Coral reefs play an important role in our tourism and fishing industries, providing food, recreation and shoreline protection for us all. Many important medicines have been found from creatures that live on coral reefs. The BREEF Virtual Coral Reef Field Trip (VCRFT) toolkit includes a 25-min short film with interactive extras, an educator’s guide and the ‘Life on [...]