The Providence Academy Science Department is sponsoring an opportunity to participate in novel science research in partnership with Seeds of Change. This trip/research opportunity develops research skills using leaf cutter ants and/or blue morpho butterflies, whose microbiomes are becoming targets of novel antibiotic bioprospecting. Students will participate in all phases of the scientific research process and encounter the beauty of God’s creation in the biologically rich and beautiful Rainforest of Costa Rica.

Application available at this link. 

Informational meeting for parents and students (9th-12th grade in 2021-2022) Tuesday October 26th at 7 PM in the Biology room, N307. Contact Dr. Boldt ( for more information.