If you are looking for some guidance, support and structure during your gap year, consider gap year programs. These are organised experiences, courses and placements, which offer you varying levels of assistance.
At the Gap Year Hub we’ve helped many travellers find their perfect gap year program. They’re available across the globe for different durations, and include a huge variety of activities. We’re sure you’ll find a gap year program to suit you and your gap year.
There is an incredible range of gap year programs available and choosing the right one is very important. You can get a good feel for different options by reading online reviews, talking to past participants and picking up the phone to talk to the company so you can get all your questions answered.
Gap year programs are very popular, as they add an extra layer of organisation and security to your trip. The benefits of a gap year program include:
Your perfect gap year program will be tailored to your goals and objectives, whether that’s earning money, learning new skills, meeting new people, visiting unique destinations…we could go on!
Gap year programs normally incur a charge, so you’ll need one that fits your budget and travel style, and departs at the right time of year. So there’s lots to think about. Consider writing a checklist of everything you’d like from your dream gap year program, so you can easily compare options.
To help you choose your ideal gap year program, here are the Gap Year Hub’s favourite options:
Choose a gap year provider offering an educational gap year program focused on art, music, dance or drama.
Join a community project gap year program and your itinerary, accommodation, materials and support are normally included.
If you’re passionate about helping people, animals or the environment, consider joining a gap year conservation program.
If cooking is your passion then a cookery course could be your dream gap year program, either at home or abroad.
Discover useful and fun e-gap year programs you can join at home to learn valuable new skills.
Join an exhilarating gap year expedition program and explore remote, wild and vibrant destinations.
Find a gap year program that enables you to learn a new language. Which one will you choose?
Specialised medical gap year programs for pre-med and nursing students looking to gain experience overseas.
Overland gap year programs are a fantastic way to explore a destination with travellers who share your interests.
Indulge your passion for snowsports with a gap year program that enables you to ski or snowboard.
Join a sports-themed gap year program with a summer camp, an adventure organisation or a training scheme.
A teaching program will enable you to earn money and learn new skills during your gap year.
There are a range of useful gap year travel safety courses you can take before you depart.
Discover an exciting range of water sport gap year programs, where you can teach others or hone your existing skills.