Not ready to leave home?
• Learn – upgrade grade 12 math / English credit in Toronto• Multi-element wilderness discovery program in Eastern Canada• Pre-university course – prep courses, study skills • Pottery classes at ceramic museum in Toronto• Life skills weekend seminar• Volunteer and assist as a restorer at a mansion in Canada
Not sure if this is right for you? We have a wide variety of young adults who come to work with us from post-high school students to students who have decided to take some time after first year and even those who have graduated but are looking for more experience before deciding next steps. Everyone can benefit from taking a gap year.
Check out our videos and our testimonials to hear what people just like you are saying about their experience taking a gap year.
Want us to help you talk to your parents about this possibility? We are happy to help you with that conversation. Also, check out the evidence we have posted to help them to see the benefits of taking a gap year!
We are here to serve you! We want this to be a meaningful year and for you to achieve your goals.
• Get a Lifeguarding certificate ( Bronze Cross) • Work as a lifeguard to earn some cash for trips• Coach soccer in Costa Rica •Snowboard instructor training• Wilderness leadership training program
• Summer school orchestra at Harvard• Teach music locally• Design and construct your own guitar• Volunteer with underprivileged children abroad• Internship – media experience with music magazine in India
Some other examples of what a mygapyear could look like:
Feeling burnt out?
• Marine biology course in BC plus scuba certification• Work/volunteer at a vets office or local animal shelter• Cooking classes/Yoga• Volunteer and research with sea turtles abroad• Adventure tours – sea kayaking, sky diving,white water rafting, heli-biking, bungee jumping