Category Archives: Apprentices

Olive meets Tatu and Loulis

Written by Sandra Casti Olive is one brave cat. When we lived in NYC, she rode the subways, trains, and buses with me from time to time and never meowed. She even seemed to enjoy the cross country drive we … Continue reading

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Fire Hose Bag

Written by: Whitney Emge, 2012 summer apprentice For my enhanced enrichment day I chose a project that would capitalize on my left-brained disposition – a fire hose bag! I liked the idea because it is a versatile “permanent” fixture that … Continue reading

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Seven Deadly Sins

Written by: Eden Keener, 2012 summer apprentice During my apprenticeship at CHCI, I was able to do an advanced enrichment day for Tatu, Loulis and Dar. My roommate Beth and I were trying to come up with the best theme … Continue reading

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Australia Day

Written by: Beth Peterson, 2012 summer apprentice As a Summer Apprentice, I was asked to come up with an enhanced enrichment theme day. Being as I am from Australia you can guess what my theme day was…. AUSTRALIA DAY!!! I … Continue reading

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Open Arms

Troi is one of our eight Summer Apprentices this year.  She’s described her personal experience during her first weeks here.  We always say “working in service to others is curative and puts life in perspective”.  Troi’s story exemplifies this. Written … Continue reading

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My Summer at CHCI

Written by: Lisa Wilding Working at CHCI as a summer apprentice has been truly remarkable. I was impressed the first week at the efficiency of this institute. Meetings and lectures are punctual and informative, work schedules are posted clearly, research … Continue reading

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Cargo Net Installation

Written by Austin Leeds As part of the summer apprentice program, a program where students come to participate in CHCI research and learn about chimpanzee husbandry, I ran a cargo net making workshop. With the apprentices assistance I completed a … Continue reading

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