12 weeks: Language study in Costa Rica and service learning in Peru
The Adventurer is the right fit for the traveler who is passionate about outdoor adventure and sustainability, and is interested in elevating their Spanish—all levels welcome. Experience two vibrant cultures in depth and learn what it takes to make an impact in the word.
Spend the majority of your semester in Latin America where you’ll experience Costa Rica and Peru’s astonishing biodiversity and natural beauty. You’ll visit tropical rainforests and Machu Picchu, sharpen your Spanish with locals, and get an impressive understanding of sustainable practices and social entrepreneurship.
Gap Semester 12 Weeks
Our gap semester programs culminate with a transformative series of workshops and seminars led by experts in business and international relations. Reunite with the rest of your cohort to reflect on your gap, develop a post-gap plan for success in college and your career, and say goodbye to everyone during a gala farewell banquet and awards ceremony.
Sep. 17 - Dec. 3
Jan. 22 - Apr. 9
Tuition for this 12-week program is $18,500, and scholarships are available. Tuition includes:
Peru’s energetic charm, ingrained sustainable practices, and incredible biodiversity make it an overwhelmingly charismatic nation.
During your time in Peru, you’ll focus on sustainability, empowering youth, and immersing yourself in local culture as you participate in daily life.
Thinking about traveling in the coming year? Our flexible booking policies and risk-free cancellation options mean that you can book your gap experience with confidence. For more details, speak to one of our EF Gap Year Advisors, or see our full booking conditions here.