Spring '19 and Fall '19 Programs Now Open!
Dive into a truly unique Gap Year experience. Choose one of our 3-month group semesters during the Fall, followed by a 3-day orientation in Portland, Oregon before embarking on a 3-month focused volunteer placement (FVP) in the Spring.
On your focused volunteer placement, commit to a local community through extensive service—independently or with a 2-to-3 student cohort. With reputable contacts in over 20 countries, the world is your oyster! Receive one-on-one mentorship from your Latitudes Director to help you select a volunteer placement that inspires you.
Get scuba certified while protecting coral reefs in Southern Thailand. Support vulnerable children in Tanzania through HIV prevention education. Learn about permaculture while working on an organic farm in Nicaragua. The best part of it all? You can earn up to 36 quarter college credits—all while connecting with communities across the globe and participating in meaningful volunteering, adventure, and cultural exchange.