Gap Year in Central America

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Gap Year Abroad with Projects Abroad

Take a break before college and find your passion by volunteering with Projects Abroad. Gap years allow you to invest some time to gain an international perspective and develop new skills, while making a tangible contribution to communities in need. Projects Abroad has been arranging gap year programs since 1992. You can join a worthwhile volunteer program or internship from a few weeks ...

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Gap Year Adventures with Love Volunteers

Whether you want to support vulnerable communities in developing countries, help conserve the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, or protect animals in the Amazon, Love Volunteers has a program for you. With over 200 projects in 40 countries there's something for everyone! For over 7 years Love Volunteers has provided safe, affordable and ethical volunteering and gap year projects. Join a progr...

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API Gap Year - Costa Rica: Sustainability and Environmental

Sign up for an API program that lets you take part in extensive coursework and field trips. These focus on Costa Rica’s rich biodiversity and the effects of human activities on local ecosystems. This program helps you develop essential Spanish language skills, especially conversational. Together with other students, you will travel to the Caribbean and Pacific coasts, as well as visit diff...

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SPI High School Spanish Language Immersion in Costa Rica

SPI offers high quality foreign language immersion programs for high school students. Our programs are guided by experienced directors with small group sizes. Unlike other study abroad companies that simply make travel, school, and lodging arrangements over the internet, SPI teachers and directors select high quality schools, excursions and homestay families based on direct experience. ...

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Gap Year with Frontier: Costa Rica Climate Change Project

Imagine weeks of personally and professionally enriching experiences for more than 20 weeks in this combination of gap year and volunteering! The Costa Rica Forest Research Programme of Frontier involves conducting extensive biodiversity surveys, with the following (but not limited to) related tasks: - walking primate transects - patrolling beaches - taking on a big research project - wa...

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Central America - Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Roatan

In Guatemala and Nicaragua, study Spanish, live with home stay families, and teach at local community schools with your new language skills. Then volunteer at a sustainable arts center and live in an eco-lodge as you learn about permaculture and alternative building techniques, enriching your experience as you embrace local cuisine, folklore, and indigenous culture. As you learn first-hand abou...

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Gap Year Travel with Oyster Worldwide

Interested in taking a gap year? Do it with an organization well regarded for its responsible travel and gap year travel opportunities - Oyster Worldwide. Whether you are taking a break before pursuing higher education or taking time off from university, we have the perfect opportunity for you! All of our programs and projects across 6 continents are open all year round. Sign up for a progra...

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Seamester: Transpacific, Caribbean to Tahiti - 90 days

Seamester offers unique educational voyages where students learn some of the most important lessons beyond academics: teamwork, hard work, and personal responsibility. For more than 40 years, we have consistently delivered outstanding educational experiences for students. We design our programs to provide engaging learning experiences with real outcomes in ways that are impossible to replicate ...

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Hurricane Island Outward Bound School

The offshore islands and rocky coastline of Maine, a state in the New England region of the US, are home to the Hurricane Island Outward Bound school started in 1964. From its recent headquarters in Camden (a town on Penobscot Bay), the school operates in four locations so students can sign up for a program that matches their interests - whether a sailing course off the coast of Maine or a back...

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Gap Year in Nicaragua - Intern Abroad for your Gap Year!

FSD Gap Year program is an intense, immersive program for pre-college students (17+) looking to gain international development training and experience. It’s an exciting way to explore and learn before starting college. Our Gap Year program was specifically designed for high school graduates and allows you to gain hands-on experience prior to beginning your studies at a university level. Our ...

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Best Volunteer Programs in Guatemala

Guatemala is a truly fascinating country! The volcano-studded horizons, lush forests and stunning coastlines are home to a great diversity of plants and animals that make Guatemala even more fun to discover! But not only that, the culture is just as rich and colorful: a true mix of elements from native Maya people and spanish conlonialism give this country its unique character. The Maya cult...

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Spanish Immersion Gap Year with Cross-Cultural Solutions

Soak up the Latin American culture and learn the Spanish language. Our Spanish Immersion Gap Year is specifically designed for a full language experience, all while making a real impact. Each country promises to astound you with it's ecological diversity, off-the-beaten-path destinations, rugged coastlines, bustling markets, and delicious food! For two decades, CCS volunteers have traveled a...

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CIEE Gap Year: Monteverde, Costa Rica / Service & Leadership

Bring your learning to the diverse outdoors of Costa Rica, from an enchanting cloud forest to pristine seas. Explore natural wonders in one of the most unique countries across the world. You will visit abundant rainforest and dry forest, tropical beaches, and rainy mountains, among others. Amidst such spectacular settings, you will focus on two internship projects as well as join multi-day f...

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Gap Year Program with Universidad Veritas

This program is designed for students who wish to explore the possibilities of cultural immersion while gaining practical experience in their area of interest. Each program offers a unique journey of growth and personal discovery. Conservation Biology and Community Outreach: This program includes field work with turtle and shark research projects and community environmental and permaculture...

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Costa Rica Medical Volunteer

Volunteer at an English-speaking coastal clinic in Costa Rica with Gapforce. Gapforce staff will meet volunteers at San Jose International Airport and transfer them to a base, where they will undergo a welcome and safety briefing. Volunteers will then be allocated to the clinic by the base, working with dedicated medical staff for either a morning or afternoon shift. No medical experience is ne...