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Join a Christian gap year program! Travel and serve for 9 months in communities around the world as part of a team of young adults.

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Join a Christian Gap Year Program!

Discover your faith and who God created you to be on a 9-month IMMERSION Gap Year program. Journey with your team across the globe. Experience new cultures. Encounter people and situations that will open up your world, and be changed for the better. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to learn, grow, and serve others in ways you never imagined.

As an IMMERSION Gap Year participant, you'll join 2 distinct IMMERSION terms—a 3-month mission trip in the Fall and a 6-month mission trip starting in January—with a 2-month break to travel home for the holiday season. Combining these unique terms allows you to explore several different cultures while also staying long enough for each community to feel like home.

Looking for something a little shorter? Check out EM's 1-6 Month IMMERSION programs to Africa, Latin America, and beyond.

IMMERSION Gap Year Resources:

5 Myths About Taking a Gap Year

Gap Year Growth: Trusting God with Everything

Christian Gap Year: Travel, Service, and Learning to Breathe


2021-2022 Gap Year Mission Trip Programs:

Part 1 → Aug. 23 - Nov. 11, 2021
Part 2 → Jan. 10 - June 30, 2022

(Click a program for more info! There are also still a few spaces left on 2020-2021 Gap Year teams!)

Africa Gap Year Mission Trip

Costa Rica / Africa

Cost: $15,000

Holy Land Africa Gap Year Mission Trip

Holy Land / Africa

Cost: $15,900

Africa Caribbean Gap Year Mission Trip

South Africa / Caribbean

Cost: $15,200


1, 3, & 6-Month Mission Trips


Can't do a full Gap Year? Check out our shorter IMMERSION programs

1-Month 3-Month 6-Month

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