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 differ...

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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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Frontier Gap Year: Costa Rica Wildlife Conservation

Expect exposure to an extensive range of wildlife species in this unique, exciting gap year in Costa Rica! Sign up for up to 5 months or longer and take part in numerous activities, from conducting research on exotic bird populations to going on beach patrols. The longer you stay, the more responsibilities you will handle and the more unforgettable your experience will become! The ‘Costa Ric...

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Central America Immersion - Carpe Diem Education Gap Year

Learn sustainable development and catch waves in the small coastal community of El Paredon. Practice Spanish with welcoming host families in rural Nicaragua. Get SCUBA certified in the sparkling turquoise waters of the Caribbean island of Roatan. Explore the diverse traditions of Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Roatan in the tropical haven of Central America. Note: This is a 3-mont...

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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 aro...

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Outward Bound CR: Service, Hike, & Homestay (Ages 14-18)

Find out what exploring "off-the-beaten path" truly means when you journey through a deep jungle trek together with other teens on this adventure-packed program. Discover majestic rainforest valleys, winding rivers, and cascading waterfalls. Feel in awe and wonder as you come up close with nature. Throughout your adventure with Outward Bound Costa Rica, you will build a bond with course mat...

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World's #1 Affordable Volunteer Programs. Trusted By 80,000+

IVHQ is the world's most trusted and affordable volunteer abroad organization with the largest range of top-rated programs, available in 40+ destinations year-round! We place over 18,000 volunteers abroad annually and have over 10 years experience in providing safe, impactful and affordable volunteer abroad programs. With program fees starting from just USD 10 per day and the best safety re...

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Country Jumper Spanish—Costa Rica | Guatemala | Peru

In three of the world's most beautiful countries—Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Peru—Maximo Nivel offers its unique Native Spanish Program. Join our "Country Jumper" program and begin your Spanish studies in one of our countries and then jump to another and another. Experience different aspects of each country's culture and Spanish dialect. Our Native Spanish Program, curriculum, and materials a...

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Guatemala & Nicaragua Semester (Gap Year)

Rising out of the sea at a confluence of five tectonic plates, this causeway of cultures and ecological diversity is an explosion of rapid biological and cultural change. Today the countries of Central America continue their historic legacy of adaptation, responding to environmental and social challenges with innovative communal strategies. The Central America Semester takes a hands-in-the-dirt...

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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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International Educator Program

Leading change on a global scale. Helping small communities revive ecological regions. Protecting native biodiversities. Helping to break the cycle of poverty. The Pure Exploration International Educator Program is all travelling with a difference, travelling making a difference. This program is not only how you can help, its how you can lead your own international programs t...

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Program Manager in Honduras 2018 - 2019

BECA seeks a qualified Program Manager for the 2018 - 2019 school year in Honduras. The Program Manager (PM) is an in-country team member who leads BECA's volunteer-driven education program. The PM will move between BECA’s three bilingual school locations in Cortés and Santa Barbara: Santa Monica Bilingual School, San Jeronimo Bilingual School, and Amigos de Jesus. This person is responsible...

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Spanish Immersion Guatemala

Second-language proficiency is more important than ever, but not just for the obvious benefit of communication. It also opens doors to new ways of thinking the world that may be more readily expressed in the target language. Spanish remains an obvious choice for U.S. citizens for its wide utility in the States, and as travel to neighboring Latin American countries increases. With arriv...