- Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
- Destinations: United States
- Program Delivery: Residential
- Credit Awarded: College
- Program Length: Semester
- Start Month: February, September
- Category: Travel/Cultural Immersion
- Selective: Yes
- Gender: Coed
- Ages: 17, 18, 19+, 19
- Housing: Cabins, Dorm, Hotel, Tents
- Application Fee: $500
- Accreditation: Gap Year Association - Program
- Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships
- Minimum Cost: $10,000 - $20,000
Absorb the Deep South's culture, food, music and history on this epic gap semester program around Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi and Georgia!
The Deep South has its own distinctive flavor, and is uniquely beautiful with a diverse range of scenery and charming cultures. There’s a lot to explore, from picturesque mountain ranges and coastal beaches in Georgia to the swamps of Louisiana, and everything in between. Uncover the complex history and culture that accompanies these incredible landscapes while you explore your own backyard. As you travel around Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana, you’ll fall in love with the lively music scene, the celebrated cuisine, the cultural heritage, and all that jazz.
Be open to embrace all the adventures that will come your way on this gap year program, and start looking forward to hiking the famous Appalachian Trail, rafting down the Chattahoochee River, and kayaking around Tybee Island, as well as meaningful conservation work. While you travel across the Southern States and give a helping hand in different National Parks, forests and reserves, you will learn more about the environmental differences between states than you ever thought possible.