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Learn about real conservation efforts in Southern Africa and the realities of life in the bush. Our program gives participants the opportunity to experience a variety of the work in our region, including working dogs, environmental education, wildlife rehabilitation, and snare removals. 

Join us in the bush for this transformative journey.


Working Dog Enrichment

Discover the remarkable world of SFW Conservation’s group of diligent working canines, where volunteers are granted a unique opportunity to witness their training and skills in action.


A program designed to share knowledge while giving participants the chance to actively contribute to the cause.


Explore with us at SFW's conservation unique and immersive 10-day conservation experience. Our program, led by founder John Garcia, is meant for those seeking a journey off the beaten path.


With over six years in Africa, John is committed to bring awareness to the biodiversity crisis we are experiencing. You get to see both the complexity of the challenges we face and some of the amazing work being done in our region.


This blend of experience-based learning lets you get your hands dirty and engage in essential tasks on our reserve, classes, and unexpected opportunities, like funding and participating in a de-snaring operation. Drawing on relationships John has cultivated over the years, our guests get a unique opportunity to engage with the diverse team of professionals working in our region. This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience!

**Please note that we currently require a minimum of three participants and can't host any more than six. Thank you for understanding**

Upcoming start dates for our ten day program:

  • May 1, 2024

  • June 1, 2024

Interested? Reach out!

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