- Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
- Destinations: Iceland
- Program Delivery: Residential
- Program Length: Semester, Quarter, Other
- Start Month: June
- Category: Outdoor Adventure
- Selective: No
- Gender: Coed
- Ages: 18, 19+, 19
- Accreditation: Gap Year Association - Program
- Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships, Payment Terms
- Minimum Cost: $10,000 - $20,000
Join us for this epic 12-week program in Iceland. We will hike to remote mountain tops as we try to catch the northern lights, learn about Iceland’s culture and unique environmental features, dine with the lovely locals and explore some of the best rock climbing and hiking spots on the planet.
You’ll also gain industry standard hiking and climbing qualifications and your Wilderness First Aid certification. Upon completion, you’ll have the essential tools to gain employment in the adventure tourism industry or become an outdoor guru capable of global adventure to any corner or peak on the globe.
Our Iceland Adventure Guide Program offers you an epic 12 weeks in one of the most impressively diverse landscapes in the world.
Dramatic cliffsides and rainbow-coloured mountains set the scene for your itinerary, featuring instagram-worthy and utterly unforgettable volcanoes and geothermal geysers as well as glaciers, sparse river valleys and windswept coastal shores.The format of the course is straightforward, but you will be moving to a different home-base every week, ensuring that you will constantly have new landscapes to explore and be inspired by. You will walk away with outdoor instructor certifications in hiking, rock-climbing, and international wilderness first aid, ensuring your place as either a future leader in nature or as someone capable of travelling to any adventure location in the world!
This summer abroad program is suitable for anyone who wants to embark on a career to become a global guide, or simply to challenge their own understanding of what it means to take on the wild. Gain skills you'll use your whole life as a hiker, climber and lover of exploring untouched regions. Bring on the adventures!