GLOBAL GAP YEAR

Our signature 33-week program includes both domestic and international travel, internship, and home stay.  This program offers extensive travel,  up to 900 volunteer internship hours, a mountaintop adventure, and an exhaustive approach to personal growth.  Also included are 1 week Orientation Training and 1 week Re-Entry Debriefing in Breckenridge, Colorado culminating in a Continuation Ceremony in downtown Denver.

 

 

2 One-Week Stays

Breckenridge, Colorado

Begin and end your 33-month journey in the Colorado Rocky Mountains as you stay in a mountain cabin with all your gap year companions.  Through workshops in the morning and adventures in the afternoon, you will build close relationships with the students and staff who will be a part of your incredible journey.  

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15 Weeks

denver, colorado,

Philadelphia, pennsylvania,

or

washington, d.c.

  • Up to 500 hours of volunteer internship
  • 150+ hours of spiritual formation and leadership training
  • Spiritual Autobiography retreat weekend
  • 1 v 1 Mentoring
  • Parents weekend
  • College Credit option available

4 Weeks

israel, palestine, & jordan

or

 peru, bolivia, & chile

  • Middle East Holy Land Tour
    • 25+ hours of Relational Needs Training in Amman, Jordan
    • Visit Wadi Rum Desert and Petra
    • Personalized tour of Holy Sites in the Holy Land
    • Visit and serve local organizations working on peace in the region
    • Geo-political workshops examining the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
  • South America Tour
    • 25+ hours of Personal Identity and Story-mapping.
    • Visit Machu Picchu in the Andes Mountains
    • Spanish Immersion
    • Visit and serve rural indigenous communities
    • Cultural workshops examining the history of Latin American beauty and struggle.
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12 Weeks

rwanda & Kilimanjaro

or

chile & patagonia

  • East Africa Immersion (Rwanda/Kili)
    • Up to 400 hours of volunteer internship
    • Home Stay Families
    • 1 v 1 Mentoring
    • Weekend Sponsored Trips to beautiful lakes and jungles!
    • 2 week trip to Uganda
    • 8 day professional guided trip to hike Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania
  • Chile Immersion (Chile/Patagonia)
    • Up to 400 hours of internship
    • Home Stay Families
    • Spanish Classes
    • 1 v 1 Mentoring
    • Weekend Sponsored Trips to the mountains and beaches!
    • 8 day professionally guided trip to hike through the Patagonia

 

 

 

Downtown Denver, Colorado

Commemorate your year of travel, faith, and growth as parents and families are invited to attend a closing ceremony together.