Skills Training - Adventure Programs

Spend a Semester Learning Manual Skills, like Farming and Wood-Working, while living in rural New England

Apprentice on a Permaculture Farm in Costa Rica - Learn Skills such as, Beekeeping, Compost Toilet Design, Fermentation, and Soap-making          1 Year Commitment - Option for abbreviated 3-month Program Fall Semester only  

Complete your Wilderness First Responder Certification while learning Spanish in Patagonia                                                                             Semester Program                        

Spend a Semester Aboard a Sailing Vessel Circumnavigating the Globe, Earning Sailing and Scuba Diving Certifications

Rock Climb, Backpack, and Volunteer with Conservation Projects in the American Southwest and Patagonia                                                                   Semester Program

Strengthen your Athletic Training Practicing Mountain Sports, such as Skiing and Mountain Biking with Experienced Coaches                             Spring Semester                                             

Volunteer - Work Opportunities

Dedicate your Gap Year to National Service as a Tutor/Mentor in an Elementary or Middle School Classroom in the U.S.                                              11 Month Commitment - Modest Stipend Provided

Work as a seasonal employee in a U.S. National Park                                                                                                                                                  Minimum Wage

Volunteer at an Elephant Conservation Center in Thailand  

Volunteer with an Environmental Sustainability Project in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

Live with a Host Family while Working on a Community Development Project in Nicaragua                                                                                              Semester or Year

Spend up to 12 months Traveling and Working seasonal jobs in New Zealand or Australia  

Work as an Au pair in China, Australia, New Zealand, or the Netherlands                                                                                                                           3-12 Month Commitment  

Academic Programs

Study Art while living with other students in Florence, Italy                                                                                                                                      Semester or Year

Study Business while living in Germany                                                                                                                                                                    Semester Program

Study Filmmaking in Mumbai, India                                                                                                                                                                                         4-8 week courses     

Study Spanish while Living with a Host Family in Costa Rica                                                                                                                                               up to 4 Weeks

Take Tutorials in a variety of subjects while living with other gap year students from around the world in the most scholarly city on earth - Oxford       Term, Semester, or Academic Year

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