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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© 2019 by Canadian Gap Year Association Inc.

Planning Your Gap Year

Gap Years are still an uncommon (although that is changing!) pathway in Canada so it can be very daunting to make this choice.  This page aims to help you gain traction in making your decision and planning an amazing year filled with memories and life-changing opportunities.

Our Support Services

Gap Year Consultations: Speak with us one-on-one to get some advice on your planning.

Personalized Gap Year Recommendations: work with a gap year counselor to find the right activities.

Gap Year Certification Program: Showcase your gap year learning and get recognition for the amazing experiences you had while on your gap year journey. Coming soon!

Related Services: Looking to connect with other professionals for support? Check our our associates.

Independent Planning Resources

Gap Year Planning Roadmap Resource: This online portal will guide you through the planning process.

Downloads: Check out some resources to help you plan your year.

Gap Year Planning Events: Join us at one of our events.  See you online or in-person!