Gap
Programs

Adventures that inspire high school graduates and help shape their educational journey.

Alzar Gap provides high school graduates with life changing experiences while offering tangible leadership training in world class destinations.  If you are seeking something more from your traditional university experience and are excited to learn more about yourself, gain a broader world view, and make authentic connections with diverse people in wild and untamed parts of the world, then Alzar Gap could offer your next step.

Have you ever wondered why you should take a gap year?  Read more here.

Below, you can find information about each of the gap programs that we offer.  You could apply to join one program, or combine two or more into your overall gap year plan.

Our Gap Programs


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Patagonia Exchange

Leadership and Cultural Immersion Gap Program

Ages: 18-24
Length: 79 days
Season: Fall or Spring

Find your place in a diverse and globalized world through cultural exchange, outdoor adventure and leadership training in Patagonia.

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EXPLORE WILD AND SCENIC CLASSROOMS ACROSS THE WEST

Wild and Scenic

Outdoor Leadership Gap Program

Ages: 18-20
Length: 90 days
Season: Spring

Gain outdoor industry recognized certifications and training while skiing, rafting, kayaking and backpacking through the wild and scenic American West.

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EXPLORE WILD AND SCENIC CLASSROOMS ACROSS THE WEST
RAFT AND KAYAK EXCITING AND FUN RIVERS

Western Whitewater

Summer Gap Program

Ages: 18-20
Length: 34 days
Season: Summer

Spend your summer kayaking and rafting some of the best whitewater on the planet, while learning valuable outdoor and leadership skills.

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