Junior Dolphin Care Program


  • A Certificate will be earned upon successful completion of program
  • Marine Mammal Anatomy & Physiology
  • Training Basics
  • Importance of Proper Husbandry
  • Human Impact on Wild Population
  • Assist with morning husbandry
  • Preparation of diets and proper maintenance of animal areas
  • Assist Veterinary team with basic medical procedures
  • Training Sessions
  • Students will give a presentation at the end of the course.
  • Only two students will be accepted per 2 week course. Course is open to middle and high school students. 
    • Students should be
      • comfortable in and around water
      • comfortable handling fish
      • able to lift and carry 20#
    • 25 hours per week.
    • All participants under 18 years will need approval of legal guardian 
    • Grants may be available for students unable to afford entire program costs
    • For more info contact liz@islanddolphincare.org
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