The Canadian Gap Year Association is a non-profit organization leading the gap year movement in Canada. With a mandate to support research, education and advocacy work, developing and curating resources for gap years, it is our goal to elevate the gap year pathway for all Canadians.




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Gap  Year Planning Workshop

Making your gap year EPIC and relieving the stress of the unknown!


If you have committed to a gap year or are still exploring the option, joining in on this gap year planning workshop is a day well spent!  It will save you time and money in the long run and make sure you are making the right decisions for your future.

Come hang out with other gappers and our gap year advisors to plan the most amazing (and productive) gap year ever!  


Our team will take you from goal setting through to finding opportunities and figuring out how to return back to school after your gap year.

Get hands on support with gap year advisors with 10+ years working with Canadians taking gap years. Take home a workbooks filled with ideas, ways to organize your year and ways to make it a year filled with memories and experiences that will shape the rest of your life!

This is a 1-day crash course to make it count!

Who is this for?

  • If you are unsure if a gap year is right for you, this is a great place to figure it out - knowing what is possible for your year will help you make an informed decision.

  • If you are ready to start planning your gap year, this program is for you!  We are looking for young adults (16 - 25) who have decided to take a gap year and are ready to put in some work and make a plan.

  • We are also excited to work with gappers who have started planning but are unsure of what else is possible or what they should be looking for!


Who is this not for?

  • If you are looking for a travel agent or someone to do the work for you, this is not the program for you.  This program is designed to provide you with the tools to plan YOUR OWN gap year.  We will provide you with the tools but you need to do the work - that is how you will grow and what will make this year so valuable.

  • This is also not for the parents.  We will provide you with a mini, family version of the workbook prior to the workshop.  This program is designed to start to equip your kids with the decision-making, researching and planning skills as they transition into their gap year.


What you get:

  • 6 hours with gap peers and a gap year advisor with 10+ years of experience

  • Custom one-on-one support in developing your gap year plan

  • A resource package containing information on over 15 gap year programs

  • A gap year log book to ensure you don't miss any planning details

  • A mini Family Guide to a Gap Year workbook

  • 50% off the Canadian Gap Year Association Certification program

  • Lunch and Snacks

  • And OBVIOUSLY, a personal gap year plan to start executing!


Cost: $197 + HST

February 1, 2020

10 am - 4 pm

@ touchdown coworking

2030 Bristol Cir Suite 210, Oakville, ON L6H 6P5