Dakota's Dolphin Ecology Trip

Dakota maintained high honors all year long! He has maintained a consistent 100 average in Accelerated Science, which has led him to an earned place, on a trip to Belize, to do real Dolphin Research!

We are extremely proud of all of his academic accomplishments this year and want to be able to send him on this life changing trip. The trip will cost $3,695 and is all inclusive. He would like to have some spending money though for any gifts or artifacts he may want to get as well. His school will not being doing any fund raising to help pay for the trip so it is all up to Dakota to earn the money.

Dakota has always been a hard worker in school and out. This year he is in the top 25 of his class and he and his team won 1st place for the middle school and 3rd place in the  county Battle of the Books! Dakota has also maintained high honor's  all year long and earned several awards for his high grades in English and Science!

He will spend 9 days in Belize doing over 20 hours of research to ongoing dolphin studies. He will be gathering behavioral information while aboard a boat and also in the water. After completing some field work he will also stay in the Belizean Rainforest surrounded by Ancient Mayan Ruins. He will also have an amazing opportunity to meet peers from Belize, study the tropical ecosystem and explore caves, trails and waterfalls. We appreciate any help towards sending him on this amazing trip! 

Dakota must obtain these funds by April 29th, 2015 and the trip is June28th, 2015! Any help is well appreciated!!

Here is the website if you want to look at the trip and what it all involves. Thank you all!!

Dolphin Ecology Site
Dolphin Ecology Program

Donations

 See top
  • Fundraiser  
    • $1,600 (Offline)
    • 74 mos
  • Ian Corbett 
    • $5 
    • 74 mos
  • Brittany Chirico 
    • $20 
    • 74 mos
  • Chris Munk 
    • $100 (Offline)
    • 75 mos
  • Sackets Harbor Ladies Auxiliary 
    • $50 (Offline)
    • 75 mos
See all

Organizer

Michael J. Contryman 
Organizer
Sackets Harbor, NY
  • #1 fundraising platform

    More people start fundraisers on GoFundMe than on any other platform. Learn more

  • GoFundMe Guarantee

    In the rare case something isn’t right, we will work with you to determine if misuse occurred. Learn more

  • Expert advice, 24/7

    Contact us with your questions and we’ll answer, day or night. Learn more