Gap year programs

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Gap year programmes to make your gap year count!
Experience different cultures & make friends for life.
Combine a personal interest with developing new skills.

Below are just a flavour of the gap year programme our members can offer. View the organisation pages to see what else they can offer and visit their websites if you don’t chose from this selection.

Turtle swimming in deep blue Greek sea

Turtle Conservation in Greece

GHV child care

Volunteer experiences in Cape Town

Big five game reserve volunteer

Volunteer on a ‘big 5’ safari reserve

The leap volunteer with forehead touching Elephant

Community & Off-Grid Volunteering in Cambodia

Elephant closeup in grassland

Elephant care & research in South Africa

The Leap Kenya. Volunteers in truck

Cultural immersion & marine restoration in Kenya

Laughing girl art history

Art history semester course, Britain, France & Italy

AHA students receiving lecture in Italy

Art history summer course, Italy

ACE Hyenas on road

Help the conservation of Botswana’s Okavango Delta


Art history gap year course, Italy

pacific discovery surfing pic

Hawaii Summer Program

Elephant care in Thailand

Hikers in Peruvian Mountains

South America Explorer

Ski instructor training & paid work in Canada

Treating a Cheetah with African Conservation Experience

Start your veterinary career somewhere amazing

Ski patrol smile

Ski Patrol Training Course

Ski & snowboard instructor courses, Canada

Group Outside Temple

Southeast Asia Gap Year Semester Program

ACE - Volunteers in jeep

Tailor-made African gap year experience

Surf instructor course, Morocco

student feeding antelope

Protect Iconic Wildlife at Moholoholo

AHA student looking up


The Leap Volunteers with tools in Colombia

Cultural immersion & off-grid gems in Colombia

Backlit Surfers on beach

Australia & New Zealand Gap Year Semester Program

Oyster wildlife reserve programme - Lion

Protected: South Africa: Wildlife conservation, vet experience or game ranger qualifications

ACE - Feeding a Rhino

Volunteer at the oldest Rhino sanctuary in the world

GHV canoes on rive

Community, Conservation & Medical Volunteering in Namibia & Botswana

Ski instructor training in Canada

Australia Adventure

Turtle in shallow water in Cost Rica with Pod Volunteer

Turtle and Wildlife Conservation in Costa Rica

Combined ski instructor & off piste course, Canada

Protect Turtles & Explore Costa Rica

Trekkers in Nepal

Nepal & India Adventure

pro instructors

Ski and Snowboard Instructor Internship

Oyster Thailand marine project-divers amongst fish

Protected: Marine conservation and diving in Thailand

Ski instructor season internship, Canada

qualified instrcutors

Full Season Ski & Snowboard Instructor Course

GHV mask making

Multi-Volunteering experiences in southern Africa

AHA Indian Temple

Gap Year Course in India

Ski and snowboard instructor short courses, Canada

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