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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Workshop: Getting your gap year plan started

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 couple hours 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 families and our gap year advisors to explore what your gap year could look like!  


Our team will provide you with tools for goal setting, identifying programs and 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!

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 also for you!  

  • This workshop is designed for parents and their kid - working side-by-side on exploring this option and creating a draft plan.


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.


What you get:

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

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

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

  • Access to a free Facebook Group for Parents

  • Coupons for the Gap Year Certification



February 1, 2020

2:30 pm - 4 pm

@ touchdown coworking

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

Registration Closed

New February/March dates being announced shortly.

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