Gap Year Programs

  • Class Afloat– offers first-year university courses accredited through Acadia University.
  • Thinking Beyond Borders– Why take a gap year?
  • International Volunteer Programs and Gap Year Programs through Projects Abroad.
  • Sample Volunteer ProgramsAmeriCorps, City Year or WWOOF-USA, all of which pay for room and board.
  • AspireTravel and Study Abroad 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.