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    Up with People

    Up with People


    • Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Program Length: Other
    • Category: Performing & Visual Arts
    • Selective: No
    • Gender: Coed
    • Ages: 18, 19+, 19
    • Housing: Dorm, Homestay
    • Affiliation: Gap Year Association
    • Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships, Other
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    For 55 years, Up with People has been empowering youth to become lifelong changemakers. Our vision is an inclusive and sustainable world where people are equal in dignity and rights. Through our unique exchange programs, youth come together to engage with world issues, discover their creative capacity, and develop the skills to lead social change.  


    We empower youth to become lifelong changemakers through our programs. Visit our website to learn more about our programs. 

    Cost and Session Information

    Our program fees include housing, transportation within the duration of the program, cultural excursions, volunteer projects, most meals, and 24/7 staff support. We offer several financial resources for accepted program members to ensure that all qualified candidates have the opportunity to travel with us.

    Not included in the program fee: transportation to and from the start and end of your program, health insurance during the program, personal expenses such as souvenirs and toiletries.