Design Your Perfect Gap Year

A 20-hour guided course that takes you on a journey from "Where do I start?" to "When can I start???"

$95 + tax

The Gap Year Planning Toolkit is a step-by-step guide for planning a purposeful and successful gap year. It will eliminate the overwhelm and help you choose the right activities based on your goals and interests.

If you:


  • Are considering a gap year - this course will help you envision what your year could be and decide whether a gap year is right for you


  • Have decided to take a gap year - this course will help you decide how to spend your year based on your goals, interests and situation – and build excitement and confidence regarding what lies ahead.

  • Have already started your gap year - this course will keep you moving in the right direction and help you make your year the best it can be


Through the course, our team will help you: 


  • Set goals

  • Pick the right combination of experiences

  • Identify which organizations might work best for your goals

  • Plan your month-by-month activities

  • Stay up-to-date on all emerging opportunities

  • Make your gap year easier by providing a wealth of resources

This course will save you hundreds of hours and thousands of dollars and – most importantly – ensure you ‘get it right’ the first time. It has been designed by experts with over 10 years of gap year planning experience who understand which details matter most and how to maximize your enjoyment and success.

When you sign up for this course, you will gain access to:


  • Video course materials

  • Downloadable resources

  • Tips and tricks from experts

  • Expert Office Hours - live calls with an expert to answer your specific questions


  • 20 hours of easy & fun activities
  • Weekly Live Support (optional)
  • Peer-to-peer Support
  • Resources and Ideas to customize your year


Content Outline:

Start with Why

Diving into why you want to take a gap year and what you want to accomplish will frame what activities you should be picking.


Dreaming About Your Gap Year

Brainstorm some of the potential activities and start to research programs/activities/ideas that you could bring to life.


Making Your Gap Year EPIC

Create a concrete plan - Narrow down the specific experiences you want to have, making sure they align with your goals and ensuring a purposeful time.


Living Your Gap Year

Now that you know what you are going to do - discover how you can get the most out of it.





Mentor Bio:

Michelle is a certified

educator with hands-on

experience both in and out of

the classroom. For more than a

decade, she’s been supporting gappers as they plan their year.

Not only has she travelled to 30 countries, Michelle has also designed international service curriculum and worked with the non-profit, technology, outdoor education, higher education sectors. She brings a wealth of experience to her mentorships that is matched only by her passion for guiding today’s youth as they work towards a bright and successful future.  

Cost: $95 + tax CAD