Group of people from WSU and Kenya during October 2023 trip.

Global Leadership and Beekeeping in Kenya

Embark on a Transformational Journey

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the Maasai Mara in Kenya while collaborating with the local community to advance sustainable solutions to difficult challenges. Join seasoned leaders and beekeeping experts in supporting life-giving programs through The Maa Trust. This unique experience integrates global leadership principles, emphasizing shared responsibility, collaborative partnerships, and the creation of innovative solutions tailored to community needs.

Explore the Fascinating World of Beekeeping

Discover the captivating world of beekeeping, a practice with far-reaching impacts on the global food system. Gain hands-on experience that can significantly enhance sustainable agriculture and economic prospects, both locally and globally. To thrive in this program, curiosity and a passion for learning are essential. Make a meaningful impact with humility, appreciating the contributions each person and community brings to our collective efforts. Roll up your sleeves and engage in beekeeping projects in the captivating savannah wilderness.

Program Dates

May 7-23, 2024.
Apply by February 1, 2024


No Experience Required – Only Enthusiasm

No second language or entomology expertise is required. The program consists of a 2-credit spring course and a 3-credit summer course abroad, totaling 5 credits. Generously funded by Ken & Sue Christianson and various endowments through the Center for Transformational Learning & Leadership, the program covers most costs, including travel, food, and lodging. If selected, you will only pay for the Global Learning application fee, a Kenya visa and vaccinations required for entry, and WSU tuition.

Simple Application Process

The application is through the Global Learning application site, required for all study abroad programs. Once you begin the application, we will guide you through the process of enrolling in two credits of HD 487 in the spring and three credits of HD 487 in the summer. Click the Apply online button to start the application, or the Learn more button to the right to sign up for an information session.