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    Gap Year Programs in South America

    If you are interested in experiencing South America during your gap year or semester, there are many programs that offer the chance for adventure, travel, cultural exchanges and/or language immersion in countries from Mexico to the tip of Patagonia. You find programs in Brazil, Peru, Argentina, Ecuador, Chile, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatemala and Honduras, among others. You can study Spanish, culinary arts, Latin American culture; have an adventure in the Andes; volunteer in community or environmental programs; and/or explore some of the world's most beautiful places.