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.

Ski patrol smile

Ski Patrol Training Course

qualified instrcutors

Full Season Ski & Snowboard Instructor Course

The leap volunteer with forehead touching Elephant

Community & Off-Grid Volunteering in Cambodia

Trekkers in Nepal

Nepal & India Adventure

GHV mask making

Multi-Volunteering experiences in southern Africa

Nepalese woman writing

Women’s Empowerment Project, Nepal

Combined ski instructor & off piste course, Canada

The Leap Volunteers with tools in Colombia

Cultural immersion & off-grid gems in Colombia

GHV canoes on rive

Community, Conservation & Medical Volunteering in Namibia & Botswana

Ski instructor training & paid work in Canada

Elephant closeup in grassland

Elephant care & research in South Africa

Hikers in Peruvian Mountains

South America Explorer

Turtle in shallow water in Cost Rica with Pod Volunteer

Turtle and Wildlife Conservation in Costa Rica

Laughing girl art history

Art history semester course, Britain, France & Italy

Ski and snowboard instructor short courses, Canada

Protect Turtles & Explore Costa Rica

Elephant care in Thailand

AHA Indian Temple

Gap Year Course in India

ACE Hyenas on road

Help the conservation of Botswana’s Okavango Delta

pacific discovery surfing pic

Hawaii Summer Program

AHA students receiving lecture in Italy

Art history summer course, Italy

Group Outside Temple

Southeast Asia Gap Year Semester Program

student feeding antelope

Protect Iconic Wildlife at Moholoholo

Australia Adventure

The Leap Kenya. Volunteers in truck

Cultural immersion & marine restoration in Kenya

Big five game reserve volunteer

Volunteer on a ‘big 5’ safari reserve

Ski instructor season internship, Canada

pro instructors

Ski and Snowboard Instructor Internship

ACE - Feeding a Rhino

Volunteer at world-famous wildlife sanctuary in South Africa

Ski instructor training in Canada

Surf instructor course, Morocco

Treating a Cheetah with African Conservation Experience

Start your veterinary career somewhere amazing


Art history gap year course, Italy

Backlit Surfers on beach

Australia & New Zealand Gap Year Semester Program

Turtle swimming in deep blue Greek sea

Turtle Conservation in Greece

ACE - Volunteers in jeep

Tailor-made African gap year experience

AHA student looking up


Monkey rehabilitation in South Africa

GHV child care

Volunteer experiences in Cape Town

Ski & snowboard instructor courses, Canada

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