Winterline Global Education

Winterline Global Education

About

You'll be in a new place almost every week, learning a new skill, experiencing new things.

Winterline Global Education offers skills-based gap year programs. On our program students travel the world for 9 months, where they visit 10 countries, and learn over 100 skills. Winterline programs allow young people to explore the world and their own interests and passions.

Are you ready to travel this fall? We still have a few spots open for our Fall 2018 Gap Year Program. Don't miss your chance to travel the world with us and learn new skills you never dreamed of.

Founded
2014
Headquarters

One Kendall Square
Binney St. Suite B4102
Cambridge, MA 02139
United States

Choose your path!

Forge your own path. For the first time ever we're offering two options for our gap year itinerary! Travel with us this fall and you can fine-tune your own travel goals: the countries you see, the cultures you embrace, and the skills you learn. Not to mention, you can now earn college credit and use 529 funds for your gap year.

Reviews

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Elaine
9/10

I will always look back on my gap year with Winterline as one of the best years of my life. I learned so many new and helpful skills, learned things about myself and grew so much as an individual, and made friends that will last a lifetime. My favorite part of Winterline and something that is so unique about it compared to other gap years is the skills aspect of the program. I was able to learn and experience things, such as getting my SCUBA certification and learning how to surf- a sport I've wanted to try since I was a little kid, that I would not have had the opportunity to otherwise. One of the most important parts of learning these skill to me was not actually mastering whatever the craft itself was, but the sense of accomplishment and self-confidence I got from trying all these new things. By the end of the program, because of all the new experiences and challenges I'd persevered through, I knew I am capable of doing anything I set my mind to. A big part of the self-growth I had during this gap year was the support from my friends and Field Advisors. The friendships that come from an experience like a Winterline gap year are so unique they're incomparable to other friendships. My group learned a lot about each other because we lived together 24/7 for 9 months, and because we were so far from home, we quickly become each other's support system. Winterline is not only a fun experience but also a great way to learn a lot and grow a lot as an individual.

Yes, I recommend this program
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Savannah
10/10

This experience gave me the oppoiurtunity to test my limits not only as a young person, but as an amputee. I would never have tried some of the things I’ve done; I would have been too scared. Which also means I would have never known my true capabilities. I wouldn’t have gained this new found confidence in myself. This program is truly for everyone who has the interest in travel. It’s something that I gained so much from and wouldn’t change for the world.

What would you improve about this program?
Communication is key, and the ability to communicate lacked sometimes on both sides. The most important thing is that you are always vocal.
Yes, I recommend this program
Alice
10/10

This was such an amazing program and will forever be one of the best years of my life. I am so grateful to have gone on this adventure and if you’re wondering what program to do for a gap year, winterline is by far the best option. The friends and memories I’ve made mean so much and I’m so lucky to have Beene with people who let me grow and let themselves grow. We all came back a little different and a little stronger. Winterline fostered such a strong community and I’ve never had a group of friends who know me as well as the my cohort.

Yes, I recommend this program
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Alexandra
10/10

Going on this program nearly changed my life. I grew up traveling with my family and thought that I was going into this program already quite cultured; little did I know I knew NOTHING. This program taught me how to be a global citizen, how to communicate and be patient with other, but most importantly, it taught me the importance of humanity. Winterline helped me explore new hobbies, learn new languages, and explore places I never dreamed of exploring. There are a million reasons why this program impacted my life, between the people I’ve met and places I’ve roamed, but I think what stands out the most is the support I got from total strangers. The people on my trip (including my field advisors) ended up becoming a whole new family for me. I will never forget biking 25 miles through the major temples of Cambodia or jumping waterfalls in the middle of the belizian juggles. The memories are endless and I have nothing but appreciation and love when looking back on this expierence. Saying I missed Winterline would be a complete understatement.

What would you improve about this program?
The only advice I have on improvements would be more chances to be independent.
Yes, I recommend this program
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Anna
9/10

My gap year with Winterline was the best year of my life. I made incredible lifelong connections, saw incredible places in the world, and I went on an introspective journey and learned much more about who I am and what I want out of life. It was also a really challenging year, but because of the challenges I faced, it was more rewarding. If you have the opportunity to go on Winterline, you owe it to yourself. It is the best decision I've made in my life!

What would you improve about this program?
Sometimes rooms were a little packed, which resulted in not feeling like I had a lot of personal space. I've spoken with the program and they're making housing more of a priority in the future!
Yes, I recommend this program

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