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GAP YEAR
IN GUATEMALA

WORK STUDY TRAVEL IN GUATEMALA

A gap year experience in Guatemala is a totally unique experience, because Guatemala is a completely unique country. Study Spanish, do volunteer work, and explore one of Latin America’s most historically significant countries!

The regular gap year program in Guatemala is a 24-week program. Your program begins in the historic pueblo of Antigua, Guatemala, and then brings you to El Salvador and back again to Guatemala.

Suggested gap year itineraries are very flexible, so you can pick and choose to create a personalized program. Wherever you want to go for your gap year, we’re already here in-country, ready to help you.

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– At least 17 years of age
– Able to be creative with limited resources
– Hard working, ready to do anything!
– Positive mindset
– Background check is required for all gap year participants working with children

Daily Schedule
– 2-4 hours/day Spanish classes
– 3-4 hours/day of community service
– Community service hours are morning or afternoon depending on project
– Community service projects may be walking distance or require public transportation

Gap year programs combine travel, Spanish, community service, and skill building courses. You have weekends free, and a 2-week break to organize extra treks, tours, and beach time. All gap year participants receive the following services as part of the program:

– Airport pick-up
– Safety orientation and walking tour
– Host family accommodations (private room)
– Breakfast and dinner, 7 days/week
– 3 to 4 hours/day community service
– 2 hours/day Spanish language classes
– Other certification courses depending on program
– Official program certificates
Tandem Conversation Program
– Free WiFi and computer lab

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ProgramsAntigua,
Guatemala
12 Weeks$3,795
24 Weeks$5,595
Country Jumper$7,945

Why I Maximo Nivel

Guatemala is a beautiful place to visit and is filled with so many great things to do and a plethora of lovely and friendly people. Through Maximo I met such great people and formed friendships that I know will last a lifetime!
Brianna S.

GUATEMALA GAP YEAR ITINERARY

Academic Credit

EARN ACADEMIC CREDIT

DURING YOUR GAP YEAR ABROAD

Maximo Nivel is one of the few organizations in the world to offer academic credit for gap year programs. We also offer a unique Freshman Year Abroad where you can earn 12-32 credit hours before you enter university. Our School of Record issues official transcripts and academic credit for your program. Get the credit you earn!

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Ready for Guatemala?

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Ready to work, study, travel? Complete your application online and get ready for an extraordinary experience abroad.

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Not sure which program is right for you? Fill-in the short form and a Program Advisor answers all your questions.

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Let’s talk about it! Schedule your preferred time and date and a Program Advisor guides you through every step.

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