Unaccredited Gap Year Options

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NETWORK - A Broader View

www.abroaderview.org • Worldwide • Teach, Volunteer, Farm • 1wk. – 3mos. • $695-$900/wk + (Longer programs available: 3 – 6 mos. • $1200+ per 2 mos. )

PROGRAM - Blueprint Fellowship

www.blueprintschools.org/fellows • National • Tutor • 9-10 months (academic school year). • $20,000-$21,000 depending on region, includes benefits

PROGRAM - Academic Explorers

www.AcademicExplorers.org • China • Martial Arts, Mandarin Chinese, cultural immersion, Chinese philosophy, Traditional Chinese Medicine • Custom programs year-round, Summer, Fall, and Spring semester programs • $3,000 +

PROGRAM - American Hebrew Academy

www.americanhebrewacademy.edu • Greensboro, NC • International Jewish College Prep Boarding School, Jewish Gap Year, Pluralistic, Academic Credit, Leadership, Sports, Fine Arts • 10 mos • $33,800 with financial aid and scholarships available

PROGRAM - Anake Outdoor School

http://wildernessawareness.org/adult/anake/gap-year • Duvall, WA • Wilderness Living Skills, Nature Studies, The Art and Science of Wildlife Tracking, Principles of self-inquiry and Peacemaking, Ethnobotany & Caretaking, Leadership Mentoring and Community, Cultural Studies, and Bird Language • 9 mos • $11,950

PROGRAM - Asian Gap Year

www.asiangapyear.com • Thailand, Variety of Programs • 2 Months, Semester, Year • $900-$5000+

PROGRAM - Aspire by API

www.aspirebyapi.com • Europe, South America • Language and Culture Immersion, Homestay, Excursions, College Credit • Semester & Yearlong • $8,800-$15,000

PROGRAM - BBYO Beyond

www.beyondyear.org • Israel, Europe • Academic Credit, Leadership, Service, Travel, Immersion • Fall - Spring, Fall - Summer • 5 or 9 mos • $15,250 - 20,950

PROGRAM - Child Family Health International

www.cfhi.org • Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, India, Mexico, South Africa • Healthcare • 2-4 months ongoing • ~ $2500 and up

PROGRAM - CIEE

www.ciee.org/hsabroad/index.html • Europe, Asia, South/Latin America • Language study, Service, Home Stays, Cultural Immersion • Semester & Yearlong • $11,500 – $20,000

PROGRAM - Dynamy Internship Year

http://www.internshipyear.org • Worcester, Massachusetts • Variety of Professional Internships • Semester and Yearlong

PROGRAM - Education First College Break

www.EFCollegeBreak.com/americangap www.EFCollegeBreak.com/americangap • Worldwide • Social Travel/Backpacking • 1-5 weeks • Inclusive trips from $2K including airfare • Destinations on 6 continents and travel with the support of other like-minded social travelers, a local guide, and Education First, the world leader in international education since 1965

PROGRAM - Foundation for Sustainable Development

www.fsdinternational.org • Uganda, Kenya, India, Bolivia, Nicaragua, Argentina • Volunteer, Intern, Homestay, Language and Culture Immersion • 9 - 52 weeks • $4590 + (price varies on program location and length)

PROGRAM - Get Zouing

www.getzouing.com • China • Teach English • 6mos – 1 Yr • Earn $900-$1200/mo.

PROGRAM - John Cabot University

www.johncabot.edu • Rome, Italy • American accredited liberal arts university, general education courses (in English), community service, University housing, 1000+ students from Italy, US, and 60 countries • 15 week semesters & 5-week summer sessions • tuition and fees from 3,050 to $10,950, housing from $1,650 - $5,700 depending on program and duration

PROGRAM - John Hall Venice

www.johnhallvenice.com • London, Venice, Florence, Rome • Art History, Architecture, Music, Literature, World Cinema, Global Issues • 9 weeks from January to March • £9,890

PROGRAM - LEAPNOW

www.leapnow.org • Central America, South America, India • Alternative to College, internships, group programs, focus on whole-person education melding the body, mind, and spirit • Fall and Spring starts available for the yearlong LEAPYear program • $34,900

PROGRAM - Moving Worlds

www.movingworlds.org • Asia, Africa, Latin America • For mid-life Gap Years focused on bringing in a specific skill to needing communities • $300 2+months with the ability to work remotely case-by-case

PROGRAM - Original Volunteers

www.originalvolunteers.co.uk • Worldwide • Volunteering, Teach, Build, Health, Conservation • $300

PROGRAM - Partners of the Americas

www.partners.net • Asia, Africa, Latin America • Grass roots volunteering • $2,000

PROGRAM - PoD Volunteer

www.podvolunteer.org • Worldwide • Volunteering • Animals, Conservation, Child Care, Education, Community Development • 8-12 wks • $775+

PROGRAM - Sanctuary Farm Gap Year

www.sanctuaryfarmgap.com • 9 week program • learn international cooking, ancient wisdom, sewing, outdoor skills, and take adventure trips into western Montana's outback • $7500

PROGRAM - Ski le Gap

www.skilegap.com • Mont Tremblant, Quebec, Canada. • Ski and snowboard instructor courses • Ski and snowboard improvement courses • £3,895

PROGRAM - Tivnu

www.tivnu.org • Portland, OR. • Social justice, building, and Jewish Studies • Fall starts available for the yearlong program • $25,500

PROGRAM - Tzedek

www.tzedekamerica.org • Los Angeles, CA • Internships, Volunteer, Travel, Judaism • 9mos • Fall and Winter starts available • $27,000 (all inclusive)

PROGRAM - United Planet

www.unitedplanet.org • Worldwide • Teach, Build, Orphanage, Healthcare, Conservation • 1wk – 12 mos. • $695-$900/wk or $ 2100-3600 (8 wks.), programs up to 6 mos

PROGRAM - Unschool Adventures

www.unschooladventures.com • Argentina • Gap semester in Buenos Aires for self-directed learners ages 18-21, focusing on Spanish language study, group living in apartments, and independent projects • 12wks. • $6,500

PROGRAM - Volunteer HQ

www.volunteerhq.org • 30+ countries worldwide • 2 months - 6 months • Teaching, Childcare, Community Development, Medical, Construction and Renovation, Turtle Conservation and Wildlife Conservation • $1,500 +

PROGRAM - Volunteering Solutions

www.volunteeringsolutions.com • 30+ destinations worldwide • 2 to 6 months • Teaching, Childcare, Community Development, Medical, Womens Empowerment, Summer Programs and Wildlife Conservation • starting from $950+

PROGRAM - World Teach

www.worldteach.org • Worldwide • Teach English • Summer • $4000

NETWORK - Workaway Foundation

www.workaway.net • ongoing network of loosely regulated working options • $30 for the book

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