Choose one of our 3-month group semesters during the fall (India, South Pacific, East Africa, Central America, South America, Southeast Asia, Spain & Morocco), followed by 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, where to go is up to you! 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. Learn about wildlife conservation while working with animals in Belize. 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.
- Group Semester to ANY Carpe Diem Group Semester
- Independent Volunteer Semester
- 3-Day Orientation in Portland, OR
- Choice to Volunteer in More Than 20 Countries
- Experiment with a Career Before College
Accepting Applications Now for Fall 2019 & Spring 2020 Semesters and the Latitudes Year!
Did you know we offer three different types of scholarships? Click the "Learn More" link below and discover how to make your gap year affordable.