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    Gap Semester Academy Program


    • Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Destinations: Mexico, Dominican Republic
    • Program Length: Semester
    • Start Month: March, September
    • Category: Travel/Cultural Immersion
    • Selective: No
    • Gender: Coed
    • Ages: 18, 19+, 19
    • Housing: Dorm, Hotel
    • Minimum Cost: $5,000 - $9,999
    • Meeting: Schedule a Meeting
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    Join the Adventure with Academy: A Transformative Gap-Semester Experience!

    Are you ready for a life-changing journey that will open your eyes to new cultures, languages, and perspectives? Academy offers a unique, cross-cultural, immersive learning experience that spans 13 incredible weeks in Baja, Mexico, and the Dominican Republic. This is your chance to not only learn about the world but also discover more about yourself.

    The Academy is a small, personal program that invites you to step out of your comfort zone and view the world through a lens of care, compassion, and social justice. You’ll have the opportunity to invest in local communities, build relationships by sharing weekly evenings with host families, and be immersed in local cultures.


    Why Choose Academy?

    • Volunteer on Local Projects: Make a tangible impact in the communities you visit.
    • Study Spanish: Enhance your language skills in a real-world setting.
    • Explore Your Surroundings: Immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes and vibrant cultures of Baja and the Dominican Republic.
    • Complete a Building Project: Collaborate with others to create something lasting and meaningful.
    • Experience "Week in the Life": Gain a deep understanding of daily life in different cultures.
    • Engage in Classroom Learning: Broaden your knowledge with structured educational sessions.

    Surrounded by like-minded individuals, you'll be both challenged and supported as you grow through new experiences and caring for others. This is more than a gap-semester; it's a chance to explore the world and see just how big of a difference you can make within it.

    Take the Leap!

    Don't miss out on this unparalleled opportunity to broaden your horizons and make a real difference. Join Academy and embark on a journey that will shape your future and leave a lasting impact.

    Sign up today and start your adventure with Academy!