gap year in south & central america

gap year in south & central america
a continent of fiery spirit & astounding landscapes

All of our South and Central American projects are perfectly tailored to deliver your ideal gap year in South and Central America, and at Frontier we love to have gap year volunteers on board! Become a volunteer in South and Central America with Frontier and you could be protecting endangered species on a wildlife conservation project in South and Central America and that would be just the beginning. How about teaching projects in South and Central America? Anything is possible in this vast and multi-faceted continent, just waiting for you to explore!

Gap years and career breaks are for anyone and everyone who want to volunteer abroad and with our gap year placements in South and Central America, you're spoilt for choice.

Take a look at our gap year projects and see where your trip could take you:

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Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates & Turtle Conservation

Carry out important survey work in Costa Rica's remote habitats and help combat the effects of Global Warming as you track and conserve some of the country’s most mysterious creatures.
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  • Prices: from US$1,595
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Wildlife
  • Duration: 1 week +
  • Project code: CBP

Fantasy Gap Year

Too many countries to choose from? Why not join this incredible 30 week adventure for the amazing discounted price of £7299! That's a saving of over 10% and over £900 off the total price.
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  • Prices: from US$15,345
  • Region: Asia
  • Activity: Adventure
  • Duration: 30 weeks
  • Project code: FGY

Costa Rica Teaching

Teach English and support local community projects whilst fully immersing yourself in the lives and colourful culture of Costa Rica's friendly, welcoming people.
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  • Prices: from US$1,040
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: TEFL
  • Duration: 1 week +
  • Project code: COS

Central America Ethical Adventure Trail - 4 weeks

Travel through some of the most amazing countries of Central America and experience some of the incredible opportunities they have to offer you.
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  • Prices: from US$3,995
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Adventure
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Project code: AAT

Central America Ethical Adventure Trail - 10 week incorporating a placement

An unforgettable adventure through Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Costa Rica, amongst Mayan ruins and the azure waters off the coast, with a teaching or conservation project.
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  • Prices: from US$5,695
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Adventure
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Project code: CAX

Belize Marine Conservation & Diving

Dive in some of the most pristine and renowned marine sites in the world, helping further the research and protection of these pristine ecosystems in Belize.
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  • Prices: from US$1,895
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Marine
  • Duration: 1 week +
  • Project code: BZM

Costa Rica N.G.O. Media & Journalism Internship

Bring your creativity and initiative to report on and promote the Frontier Costa Rica field projects and develop the essential skills needed for a budding journalist.
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  • Prices: from US$3,645
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Journalism
  • Duration: 2 Months
  • Project code: CJI

Costa Rica Climate Change Project

Carry out groundbreaking survey work in Costa Rica's remote habitats and help combat the effects of climate change as you track and conserve some of the country’s most mysterious creatures.
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  • Prices: from US$1,595
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Discount
  • Duration: 1 week +
  • Project code: CCL

Belize Manatee Conservation

Enjoy the white sands, blue waters and relaxed Caribbean atmosphere of Belize while making a valuable contribution to the protection of this rare and elusive species and their under threat habitats.
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  • Prices: from US$1,895
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Group
  • Duration: 1 week +
  • Project code: BMT

Colombia Marine Conservation & Diving

Dive in some of the least explored marine sites in the world, helping further the research and protection of these pristine ecosystems in Colombia.

  • Prices: from US$1,945
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Marine
  • Duration: 2 weeks +
  • Project code: COM

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