Gap year programs

Selected from our approved providers

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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.

Group Outside Temple

Southeast Asia Gap Year Semester Program

Trekkers in Nepal

Nepal & India Adventure

pro instructors

Ski and Snowboard Instructor Internship

Surf instructor course, Morocco

Raleigh ReGreen rek


baby monkey

Get hands-on caring for Africa’s wildlife

Elephant care in Thailand

Protect Turtles & Explore Costa Rica

Australia Adventure

Ski and snowboard instructor short courses, Canada

coral cay diving

Divemaster & conservation internship, Philippines

Marine conservation in Thailand

volunteer feeding baby rhino

Volunteer at world-famous wildlife sanctuary in South Africa

Elephant closeup in grassland

Elephant care & research in South Africa

Sail, dive & teach in Madagascar

Costa Rica Marsupial

Sloth and Wildlife Rescue in Costa Rica

Ski instructor training & paid work in Canada

pacific discovery surfing pic

Hawaii Summer Program

Laughing girl art history

Art history semester course, Britain, France & Italy

Conservation in Thailand

Monkey rehabilitation in South Africa

Volunteer & create lasting change in Nepal

Ski instructor training in Canada

Coral reef conservation in the Philippines

Marine conservation expedition, Madagascar

Combined ski instructor & off piste course, Canada

skier through woods

Intensive ski training in Canada

GHV at Childrens Centre

Volunteer experiences in Cape Town

Ski instructor season internship, Canada

Close up of Lion face

Lion conservation project in South Africa

Conservation programme volunteer Seed Madagascar

Conservation Programme, Madagascar

Ski patrol smile

Ski Patrol Training Course

Building in Nepal

Volunteer & create lasting change in Costa Rica

Volunteer photographing elephant

Community, Conservation & Medical Volunteering in Namibia

Marine conservation expedition, Timor-Leste

Care tanzania

Care in Tanzania

Conservation & adventure in Ecuador

Mount fuji japan

Keeping Safe on your Gap Year

Hikers in Peruvian Mountains

South America Explorer

Marine conservation expedition Belize

Volunteers in vehicle

Multi-Volunteering experiences in southern Africa

Community Volunteering in Scotland

Treating a Cheetah with African Conservation Experience

Start your veterinary career somewhere amazing

Fallen Incarus statue

Art history summer course, Italy

ski school group

Ultimate ski experience in Canada

qualified instrcutors

Full Season Ski & Snowboard Instructor Course

Nepalese woman writing

Women’s Empowerment Project, Nepal

Ski & snowboard instructor courses, Canada

Backlit Surfers on beach

Australia & New Zealand Gap Year Semester Program

Big five game reserve volunteer

Volunteer on a ‘big 5’ safari reserve

Students hugging roman columns at history

Art history gap year course, Italy

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