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Canadian Gap Year Association

We help you plan the ULTIMATE gap year experience where you have access to the right community, the right tools, and the right support to thrive!

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Gap Year Accelerator

Keep up the momentum of your gap year with the support of our Accelerator program.

International Experience Canada

Plan Today, Explore Tomorrow!

Gap Year Gameplan

Build your unique gap year schedule while still investing in your personal growth, network, and global competencies.

RBC Future Launch


Global Citizen Year

Gain lifelong skills through an immersive semester in South Africa apprenticing with human rights advocates

Berridge Programs

Discover where your creativity can take you on your gap year

Irish Gap Year

Irish Gap Year: Group Gap Programs in Ireland & Europe

Where There Be Dragons

Immersive & Responsible Travel Programs in Asia, Latin America, Africa, and North America

Operation Groundswell

Connect with local change-makers and go backpacking with a purpose.

GVI Canada

Create your impact ethically.

United Planet

Gap Year Volunteer Abroad Opportunities in Over 30 Countries

CanGap Gap Year Scholarship

What could $1000 do for YOUR gap year?!

Katimavik Youth Services

Transforming individuals; enriching communities; building a better Canada.

International Field Studies

Forfar Marine Science Program


Three beautiful countries. One incredible opportunity to discover yourself.

Swob Inc.

Swipe to find a job!


SchoolFinder & ScholarshipsCanada

Animal Experience International

Volunteer with animals on safe, ethical and beneficial international programs.

Pacific Discovery

Travel & Volunteer Abroad With Pacific Discovery

Discover Year

A Structured and Purposeful Gap. Build the confidence, connections and direction you need to thrive in adulthood!

Programmes de langues officielles

Plonge tête première dans ton ODYSSÉE et EXPLORE

Official Languages Programs

Dive headfirst into your ODYSSEY and EXPLORE!

Neuchâtel Junior College

Learn about an extraordionary Canadian High School experience in Switzerland

Chantiers jeunesse

Engage with the world/ S'engager avec le monde

Athabasca University

AU Canada's Online University

Gap Year Coaching

Connect with Canada’s leading Gap Year Expert, Michelle Dittmer, for one-on-one coaching throughout your experiential journey.

The 4-Step Gap Year Planner

Plan your gap year AND earn your Goal Setting badge in less than 8 hours with our Gap Year Planner

Youth International

Experience the World!