"One of the terrors of being human, and one of the joys, is that for all our limitations and confusions we have been given power. The life that terrifies me and the life that I adore are one life."
- David James Duncan
|Retreat 1||September 20 - September 28, 2018|
|Group Travel||September 28 - December 10, 2018|
|Retreat 2||December 11 - 18, 2018|
|Mid-Year Break||December 19 - January 11, 2019|
|Retreat 3||January 12 - 31, 2019|
|Solo Internship||February 1 - April 28, 2019|
|Retreat 4||April 29 - May 7, 2019|
|Retreat 1||February 6 - 13, 2018|
|Group Travel||February 14 - April 15, 2018|
|Retreat 2||April 16 - 23, 2018|
|Mid-Year Break||April 24 - May 10, 2018|
|Retreat 3||May 11 - 31, 2018|
|Solo Internship||June 1 - August 13, 2018|
|Retreat 4||August 14 - 22, 2018|
Fall Program: Up to 33 students. The Fall LEAPYEAR group splits into four traveling groups of 8-9 each with 2 adult leaders to travel in India & Latin America during the first 3 months of the program. The Student: Staff ratio on retreats in the U.S. is 3:1, and 4:1 when traveling.
Spring Program: 20-24 students. The Spring LEAPYEAR group splits into two groups of 10 each with 2 adult leaders to travel in India and Latin America during the first part of the program. The Student: Staff ratio on retreats in the U.S. is 3:1, and 5:1 when traveling.
Starting & ending location: Students fly in and out of Denver, Colorado. First and last retreats are held at our retreat campus in northern Colorado.
Academic Credit: Students are enrolled as full-time B.A. students at Naropa University and earn a full year of college credit. For details, please visit the Curriculum page. LEAPYEAR can also be done for high school completion.
Application & Admission Process : Please read the Admissions page.