Gap Year Programs

  • Class Afloat– offers first-year university courses accredited through Acadia University.
  • Thinking Beyond Borders– Ecuador Gap Semester
  • Global Gap Year Program
  • Year Course– gap year in Israel of the Young Judaea movement, a non-profit organization which has been working in North America for more than 100 years.
  • CIEE– Gap Year Abroad
  • International Volunteer Programs and Gap Year Programs through Projects Abroad.
  • Sample Volunteer Programs- AmeriCorps, City Year or WWOOF-USA, all of which pay for room and board.
  • CIAO!  Center for Introduction to Architecture Overseas- a Gap year and summer program opportunity for architectural education.
  • AspireTravel and Study Abroad Programs
  • TeenLife– Guide to Gap Year Programs
  • Global Citizen Year– gives high school graduates a gap year working in a developing country.
  • Africa & Asia Venture (AV) is a small, international, volunteering organization based in the UK that has been operating since 1993.  Over 5,500 volunteers aged 18 to 25 from 30+ countries have joined our full-immersion, group-based projects in developing countries and contributed more than 1,200 man-years of service to the communities.
  • Sojourns Abroad– each site is a vibrant center of visual and performing arts, aesthetically rich, and steeped in history and tradition; also a living lesson in political science in the evolving European Union.
  • African Conservation Experience– participants gain extensive knowledge about wildlife and nature, as well as real life skills working in a team, shouldering responsibility and living with peers from a different cultural background.
  • VISIONS Service Adventures– program in Cambodia introduces students to a range of areas of development: public health, rural development, education and environmental sustainability.
  • Timbertop (Australia) A gap year opportunity to learn life skills and values working with young students.
  • NOLS School– the only school that focuses on wilderness skills, leadership, and environmental ethics, is the leader in wilderness education.  
  • Dynamy Admissions– (Internship Year) The gap year program for students who want to learn differently through hands on experiences. 
  • Where There Be Dragons– Dragons programs encourage deep immersion into strikingly different physical and cultural landscapes, combining the best in experiential education, travel, service learning, and physically and intellectually challenging experiences.
  • Himalayan Gap Year– Explore Globally/Engage Locally