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Winterline Gap Year

Education

Winterline

- real skills for the real world.

Overview:

You’ll travel the world, visiting 10 countries over 9 months… you’ll learn 100 new skills, from defensive driving to making an animated movie… you’ll try new things, meet different people, see amazing sights. You’ll be challenged, you’ll get sweaty, you’ll work hard. And at the end of your journey, your most important discoveries may be about yourself.

Your gap year begins in the magnificent Colorado Rocky Mountains. A wilderness experience will help you get to know your fellow travelers, set goals and learn to work as a team, all while acquiring a series of preparatory skills.

You will enjoy a thrilling adventure in a spectacular setting, while developing the teamwork, communication tools, leadership skills and camaraderie that will set the stage for the epic experience of a lifetime.

It will be challenging. It will be exhilarating. And you’ll emerge with a new set of skills and a confidence you never dreamed possible. We’ll be with you every step of the way.

  • Hone your hiking, navigation, and camping skills in breathtaking Wind River Range, Wyoming with our partner NOLS. It will be challenging. It will be exhilarating. And you’ll emerge with a new set of skills and a confidence you never dreamed possible.
  • Get to know your fellow travelers. What makes them tick. What ticks them off. And what keeps them going.
  • Plan your journey. Throughout the program, you’ll explore every facet of your identity, and discover more about who you really are, and how you want to live your life.

Details:

  • Length: 9 months

Spud’s Thoughts:

A good friend of mine turned me onto this organization and spoke really highly of it. The gap year program is pretty costly ($55,000) which may deter a lot of folks, but they do offer less expensive shorter trips if you are still looking to participate in their programs.