The USA Gap Year Fairs profile a broad range of Gap Year programs.

All the programs listed below are Keystone Programs; that is, they are registered to participate in the majority of our fairs across the country.

Below you will find a profile of each Gap Year program and a link to its full website. If there is a specific program you are interested in or a question you have regarding these programs, please feel free to contact them directly!


Dynamy

Dynamy Internship Year is the oldest and only residential internship program in the country. Our mission is to offer young people, ages 17-22, a transformational gap year (or semester) opportunity. Located in Worceste...

The Leap

Program Location(s): International — Cuba, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Venezuela, Madagascar, Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Cambodia, Borneo Phone: 01672 519922 Email: info@theleap.co.uk Website: www.theleap.co.uk Ever...

CIEE

CIEE offers recent high school graduates a unique way to explore the world. While on a gap year with CIEE, participants establish and hone skills needed to excel in a globally interdependent world gaining greater appreci...

GAP Year at SOAR

The GAP Year at SOAR is specially designed to empower young adults ages 18–24 with ADHD or other Learning Disabilities through adventure, travel, and independent living. Developed directly from parent feedback, this pr...

Edu-Odyssey

Edu-Odyssey

Edu-Odyssey provides gap year and undergraduate programs for students looking for an immersive, guided experience abroad. Our programs are accredited or experiential so that, as a participant, you can attend while workin...

Center for Interim Programs

Founded in 1980, the Center for Interim Programs is the first independent gap-year counseling organization in the United States. For 35 years, Interim has been developing an extensive database of vetted programs and plac...

Verto Education

Verto Education was created to increase access to higher education by making travel the path of least resistance to a college degree. We do this by offering a full credit-bearing freshman semester or year abroad with gua...

Oyster Worldwide

Oyster Worldwide is a gap year and responsible travel company with over fifteen years of experience. Our unique projects are demanding, but worthwhile, offering the opportunity to experience life overseas first-hand. ...

Up with People

The Up with People program provides an international gap year experience like no other. Our semester or year-long touring program immerses our participants into many different cultures each and every day. Through our uni...

City Year

City Year was founded in 1988 on the belief that young people can change the world. City Year is an education-focused, nonprofit organization that unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service ai...

Year On

The Year On gap year program is divided into three successive phases — Explore, Focus, and Launch. Each phase builds upon the other as Fellows learn new concepts and skills and put them into practice. Phase 1: Explo...

Rustic Pathways

A global leader in community service, experiential education, and international adventures for young adults, Rustic Pathways facilitates incredibly unique and powerful Gap Year programs. While emphasizing safety, positiv...

Irish Gap Year

Take a Gap Year with Irish Gap Year Céid Míle Fáilte! A hundred thousand welcomes to Ireland! At Irish Gap Year, our pristine beaches, forests and mountains are your classroom. You will truly immerse yourself in Ir...

Taylor the Gap

Taylor The Gap is a personalized, inclusive gap year consulting service nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, in Boulder, Colorado. Founder and owner Marion Taylor works with young and adult students nationally f...

Carpe Diem Education

Carpe Diem programs are designed to safely challenge every student. Through service, travel, community and cultural exchange - our students receive a unique and personal insight into themselves and the cultures they live...

Where There Be Dragons

In the days before the world had been fully charted, mapmakers would draw dragons to represent lands that were still unknown. Bold explorers who ventured beyond the map’s edge were said to go “where there be dragons....

RIDGE Mountain Academy

RIDGE Mountain Academy is a campus-based gap year enrichment program that revolves around mountain sports. Located in Whitefish, Montana, RIDGE is designed for male and female student athletes ages 17 to 20 that are inte...

EF Gap Year

EF Gap Year offers students the ability to explore several countries in a highly diverse group where you will: learn a language, volunteer for a good cause, engage in meaningful cultural exchange, gain international work...

Venture Semester

Venture Semester provides young adults with life-changing experiences in food, farming and leadership in the Green Mountains of Vermont. As a program of the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps, corps members live, lea...

Ocean Passages

Ocean Passages offers traditional hands-on sailing in the spectacular marine environments of southern Cuba, just as our neighbor island nation is experiencing a period of historic change.  Based in Portland, ME, we host...

Enroute Consulting

EnRoute Consulting creates customized itineraries for students who are looking for a meaningful, rewarding gap year. Director Julia Rogers offers a personalized, supportive approach in connecting young people with vetted...

Tivnu

What takes your breath away – shooting the rapids on the Deschutes River, or the look on a child’s face when you hand her the keys to her family’s first house? This is your year. Do both with Tivnu. Come to e...

Art History Abroad

Study art, architecture and European culture in Italy, Paris and London. Our carefully structured programs last for 12 weeks in the fall, or 6 weeks at other times. We also offer shorter summer courses. Learn about t...

AFSNext

AFSNext

AFSNext provides personalized guidance for adults, both young and young-at-heart, to explore the world and gain valuable skills and intercultural experiences. Participants can choose from a wide variety of academic, volu...

Gapforce

Students from the USA, UK, Canada, Europe, Australia and more all come together as a Gapforce team to share their adventure. Over 15,000 global students have all participated on our professionally led gap year and study ...

Seamester

Seamester offers a range of unique gap-year adventures where our students live full-time aboard either S/Y Ocean Star or S/Y Argo sailing from island to island, country to country or continent to continent in any number ...

Cross-Cultural Solutions

Expand your horizons through immersive service-based experiences with Cross-Cultural Solutions. With CCS, the possibilities are endless.  We operate year-round in 10 exciting destinations across Africa, Asia, and Latin ...

Amigos de las Americas

AMIGOS offers Gap Year and Gap Semester opportunities in Nicaragua, Colombia, and Brazil with the goal of empowering youth leaders and promoting community development throughout the Americas. Gap volunteers intern wit...

Academy at Watkinson

The Academy at Watkinson offers a pre-college year designed by YOU. While strengthening your transcript at a historic preparatory school, you can participate in intriguing internships, travel opportunities to amazing pla...

ARCC Gap

ARCC Programs has been offering programs for young adults since 1983. ARCC Gap Semester programs are an opportunity to live and learn in some of the greatest classrooms on earth. Our Semester programs take students on a ...

Camps International

Our inspirational AGA accredited programs give you the chance to live with the communities you will be supporting and collaborate with locals on service projects that make a significant and lasting difference to people...

Youth International

Since 1997, Youth International has been providing many people with the most exciting, fulfilling and educational experience of their life. Youth International is an experiential learning program that combines rugged int...

Raleigh International

For more than 30 years Raleigh International has been running life-changing Expeditions to some of the most remote places on the planet. A Raleigh Expedition is overseas volunteering but not as you know it. You can ch...

Thinking Beyond Borders

Thinking Beyond Borders' gap year programs are specifically designed for students who are passionate about learning and are eager to create meaningful social change in the world. We combine deep cultural immersion, worki...

CET Academic Programs

Gain academic and leadership skills, hone language ability, and develop longlasting friendships during a fun and engaging summer experience. CET’s three- or four- week programs are based on CET’s innovative education...

Outward Bound

Over one million students in the U.S. have benefited from Outward Bound's unparalleled approach to "learning by doing." Outward Bound in the U.S. traces its roots to 1962 when courses were developed to prepare young peop...

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