Find a Christian Gap Year Program

The list below reflects CGYA member programs that meet or exceed the foundational eligibility requirements and have completed our comprehensive evaluation process.


Haycock Camping Ministries

STAND Discipleship Program

Haycock Camping Ministries // Kintnersville, PA

The STAND Discipleship Program is a life-changing opportunity for young men at Haycock Camping Ministries. STAND is a full-time or part-time program with the goal of spurring young men on to a life of faithful love and service to God, their families, their churches, their communities, and the world.

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Program Cost:
$3,965.00
College Credit Available: Yes. It's a required part of the program.

CONTACT

Dave Stiansen
[email protected]
(610) 346-7155

Touch The World

Missions & Discipleship Year

Touch The World // Kunkletown, PA

Touch the World’s Missions & Discipleship Year Program is a unique alternative school-year for students to explore identity, belonging, and purpose while earning college credit.

Learn how your story fits into God’s mission.

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Program Cost:
$9,600.00
College Credit Available: Yes, but enrollment is optional.

CONTACT

Randy Sheagley
[email protected]
(201) 760-9925

LeTourneau Christian Center

The Way School of Discipleship

LeTourneau Christian Center // Rushville, NY

THE WAY School of Discipleship is a unique opportunity for young Christians aspiring to know and love God more deeply. Our one-year program is a fully funded, residential experience that equips young adults with the skills to teach, counsel, evangelize, and serve as competent and effective ministers of the Gospel. The primary goal of THE WAY School of Discipleship is to prepare Christians to make disciples wherever God calls them.

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Program Cost:
$0.00
College Credit Available: Yes, but enrollment is optional.

CONTACT

Kyle Navratil
[email protected]
(585) 354-1877

Harvey Cedars Bible Conference

Waypoint Gap Year

Harvey Cedars Bible Conference // Cedars, NJ

Waypoint is a year-long enrichment program for young adults ages 17-22. Participants study God’s word and serve in various areas of the conference.

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Program Cost:
$0.00
College Credit Available: Yes, but enrollment is optional.

CONTACT

Lynn Caçoilo
[email protected]
(609)-494-5689

Arrowhead Bible Camp

The Launch Initiative (TLI)

Arrowhead Bible Camp // Brackney, PA

The Launch Initiative (TLI) is an intensive discipleship and leadership training program designed to give graduated high school students real life experience prior to further education, finding a career, or starting a family. TLI provides crucial mentoring, living skills training, personal development, and healthy community in the unique camping ministry context of Arrowhead Bible Camp.

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Program Cost:
$0.00
College Credit Available: Yes. It's a required part of the program.

CONTACT

Ben Myers
[email protected]
(570) 663-2419

The Firs

The Firs Discipleship Program

The Firs // Bellingham, WA

The Firs Discipleship Program, in partnership with our flagship ministries, offers young adults aged 18-24 the opportunity to develop a radically rooted faith built on the truths found in Scripture.

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Program Cost:
$13,500.00
College Credit Available: Yes, but enrollment is optional.

CONTACT

Kelly Ellis
[email protected]
360-733-6840 x 226

Spruce Lake Retreat

Renew Gap Year

Spruce Lake Retreat // Canadensis, PA

Dive deeper into your faith with nine months of learning and three months of hands-on ministry! Students will each have a unique placement within a church or ministry in our community. Twice per month they will serve and meet with a leader of this ministry. This will provide another way of shaping students and a practical place to apply their skills. Not only will this allow for another mentor to invest and speak into their lives.

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Program Cost:
$11,400.00
College Credit Available: Yes, but enrollment is optional.

CONTACT

Jonathan Tice
[email protected]
(570) 595-7505

The Springs Ministries

The Quest Internship

The Springs Ministries // Gladwin, MI

The Quest experience includes opportunities to learn and grow as a young adult. You can Choose a GAP year program or an Academic track. Both choices include opportunities to gain experience in camping ministry as well as service to others.

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Program Cost:
$5,000.00
College Credit Available: Yes, but enrollment is optional.

CONTACT

Martha Kohns
[email protected]
(989) 426-7604

Grace Adventures

Ascent GAP Year

Grace Adventures // Silver Lake, MI

The Ascent Gap Year Internship provides High School graduates with a short-term, full-time, ministry experience. Students are equipped both personally and professionally in character based servant leadership.

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Program Cost:
$7,800.00
College Credit Available: Yes, but enrollment is optional.

CONTACT

Jonathan Banfield
[email protected]
(231) 873-3662