Real skills for the real world


Gap Year

Real Skills For The Real World.

You’ll visit 10 countries over 9 months and learn 100 new skills… you’ll try new things, meet different people, see amazing sights. And at the end of your journey, your most important discoveries may be about yourself.

  • 9 months

  • 10 countries

  • 100 skills

Life Skills

Never stop learning

Your time with Winterline may be the most enriching experience of your life. You’ll learn skills that you’ll draw on for your entire life … at the same time you are exploring the world, with new cultures, new adventures, new experiences.

  • 9-14 Days

  • One Country

  • Real-world skills

Business Skills

Step into the world of business

Winterline Business Skills Programs embrace exploration and discovery within a focused area of interest. Marketing? Digital storytelling? Personal branding? Get a taste of something that might become a lifelong passion or career path. Or not.

  • 9 Days

  • One Country

  • Career skills

Where we are

Looking to join our Fall 2018 Gap Program?
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Where we are

Boston, Massachusetts
Winterline Gap Year Program

Our Partners


You can select a Winterline program with confidence.


Why Winterline?

Discover your passions and acquire real skills for the real world.


See new places and learn something new.

Scholarships and Aid


Because the more competent you are, the more confident you feel.

Who we look for

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Location Spotlight: NOLS Southwest

Anna Nickerson | 15 August 2018

After our students venture to Arizona for orientation next month, they will embark on their backpacking trip in New Mexico with our partner NOLS.

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“I am a learner, a problem solver, an adventurer, and a creator. Winterline allowed me to explore every facet of my identity, to discover more about who I really am.”

Earn credit on your Gap Year

And gain access to 529 Funds

You're the one we want

Adventurers Wanted

The Adventure of Your Lifetime

Is Winterline for you? Are you someone who is adventurous (or wants to be)? Who is open to new experiences, interested in meeting new people and willing to challenge yourself, your ideas, your pre-conceptions? Then you’re the one we want.

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