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

pro instructors

Ski and Snowboard Instructor Internship

Protect Turtles & Explore Costa Rica

Ski patrol smile

Ski Patrol Training Course

Monkey rehabilitation in South Africa

Students hugging roman columns at history

Art history gap year course, Italy

Big five game reserve volunteer

Volunteer on a ‘big 5’ safari reserve

Sail, dive & teach in Madagascar

Fallen Incarus statue

Art history summer course, Italy

Treating a Cheetah with African Conservation Experience

Start your veterinary career somewhere amazing

Elephant closeup in grassland

Elephant care & research in South Africa

Nepalese woman writing

Women’s Empowerment Project, Nepal

Laughing girl art history

Art history semester course, Britain, France & Italy

Close up of Lion face

Lion conservation project in South Africa

qualified instrcutors

Full Season Ski & Snowboard Instructor Course

GHV mask making

Multi-Volunteering experiences in southern Africa

Community Volunteering in Scotland

volunteer feeding baby rhino

Volunteer at world-famous wildlife sanctuary in South Africa

Ski & snowboard instructor courses, Canada

Combined ski instructor & off piste course, Canada

baby monkey

Get hands-on caring for Africa’s wildlife

Ski instructor training in Canada

Conservation & adventure in Ecuador

Ski instructor season internship, Canada

Trekkers in Nepal

Nepal & India Adventure

pacific discovery surfing pic

Hawaii Summer Program

Hikers in Peruvian Mountains

South America Explorer

Australia Adventure

Surf instructor course, Morocco

Backlit Surfers on beach

Australia & New Zealand Gap Year Semester Program

Marine conservation in Thailand

GHV canoes on rive

Community, Conservation & Medical Volunteering in Namibia & Botswana

GHV child care

Volunteer experiences in Cape Town

Ski and snowboard instructor short courses, Canada

Elephant care in Thailand

Costa Rica Marsupial

Sloth and Wildlife Rescue in Costa Rica

Ski instructor training & paid work in Canada

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