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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:

The Americas

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Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates & Turtle Conservation

Contribute to vital conservation research in one of the most ecologically diverse locations on the planet.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$295

  • Prices: from US$295
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Wildlife
  • Duration: 1 week +
  • Project code: CBP

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.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$4,095

  • Prices: from US$4,095
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Adventure
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Project code: CAX

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.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$295

  • Prices: from US$295
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Discount
  • Duration: 1 week +
  • Project code: CCL

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.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$445

  • Prices: from US$445
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Marine
  • Duration: 1 week +
  • Project code: BZM

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.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$255

  • Prices: from US$255
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: TEFL
  • Duration: 1 week +
  • Project code: COS

Costa Rica Animal Rescue Project

Work at a centre dedicated to the care and conservation of some of Costa Rica's most threatened species.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$1,045

  • Prices: from US$1,045
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Wildlife
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Project code: CAR

Brazil Child Care

Assist to provide desperately needed child care services to communities so that parents are able to provide for their families and children are able to access early childhood education.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$1,045

  • Prices: from US$1,045
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Children
  • Duration: 2 week +
  • Project code: BZC

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.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$445

  • Prices: from US$445
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Group
  • Duration: 1 week +
  • Project code: BMT

Brazil Teaching & Community

Help to secure the futures of disadvantaged youth in the favelas of Rio, by assisting them to access quality education.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$1,045

  • Prices: from US$1,045
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: TEFL
  • Duration: 2 weeks +
  • Project code: BZT

Honduras Spanish School

Enjoy learning one of the world's most useful languages whilst integrating yourself into the daily rhythm of Honduras – experience the true culture and community life of this enchanting country.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$545

  • Prices: from US$545
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Language
  • Duration: 1 week +
  • Project code: HDS

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