THE HIGH SCHOOL MINISTRY OF CRU

GAP
YEAR

Come and discover

more of God, yourself

and the world.

 

 

Ages:  18-20

Length:  9 Months

 

What is a Cru Gap Year?

A 9-month adventure for recent high school graduates to discover more of who God is and who He has created you to be as you travel the world, experience new cultures, and build lasting friendships.

You will travel to multiple locations around the world, coming alongside local Cru teams and partners to reach teenagers. Lives will be transformed as you develop friendships, share your life and take opportunities to share about a relationship with God.

What is a Cru Gap Year?

A 9-month adventure for recent high school graduates to discover more of who God is and who He has created you to be as you travel the world, experience new cultures, and build lasting friendships.

You will travel to multiple locations around the world, coming alongside local Cru teams and partners to reach teenagers. Lives will be transformed as you develop friendships, share your life and take opportunities to share about a relationship with God.

Cru Gap Year Logo Overlay


Your adventure will include:

Spiritual Growth

Fall more in love with Jesus and the Word through personal and team bible study and experiences throughout the year.

Traveling the World

Leave behind the familiar and experience new adventures, foods and languages as you spend 2-3 months in three different countries.

One Month Training

Be equipped to trust God, communicate the Gospel and live in other cultures.

Personal Development

Discover who God has created you to be, develop your strengths, and establish your worldview to help prepare you for what’s next after Gap Year.

Sharing your faith

Make an impact in the lives of students by stepping out in faith to tell them about Jesus. Developing relationships can be made through speaking in high school classes, playing sports and other activities.

Your adventure will include:

Spiritual Growth

Fall more in love with Jesus and the Word through personal and team bible study and experiences throughout the year.

Traveling the World

Leave behind the familiar and experience new adventures, foods and languages as you spend 2-3 months in three different countries.

One Month Training

Be equipped to trust God, communicate the Gospel and live in other cultures.

Personal Development

Discover who God has created you to be, develop your strengths, and establish your worldview to help prepare you for what’s next after Gap Year.

Sharing your faith

Make an impact in the lives of students by stepping out in faith to tell them about Jesus. Developing relationships can be made through speaking in high school classes, playing sports and other activities.


2023 Teams

 CAMPUS TEAM 

September 2023 – May 2024
Central Asia, Thailand, Zimbabwe

APPLICATION CLOSED.

2023 Teams

 CAMPUS TEAM 

September 2023 – May 2024
Central Asia, Thailand, Zimbabwe

APPLICATION CLOSED.

2024 Teams

2024 Teams

 CAMPUS TEAM 

September 2024 – May 2025

Cost: $20,000
Locations: Central Asia, Southeast Asia, Africa

 LATINO TEAM 

September 2024 – May 2025

Cost: $20,000
Locations: 3 Spanish speaking
countries

 SPORTS TEAM 

September 2024 – May 2025

Cost: $20,000
Locations: Southeast Asia, Africa, Latin America

 CAMPUS TEAM 
 LATINO TEAM 
 SPORTS TEAM 

September 2024 – May 2025

Cost: $20,000
Locations: Central Asia, Southeast Asia, Africa

September 2024 – May 2025

Cost: $20,000
Locations: 3 Spanish speaking
countries

September 2024 – May 2025

Cost: $20,000
Locations: Southeast Asia, Africa, Latin America

Lead a Gap Year team!

As a Gap Year team leader, you will have the opportunity for life-on-life discipleship as you help the gap team fall more in love with Jesus and grow into maturity and adulthood.  You will help them develop in ministry,  work through conflict, build team relationships, navigate life away from home for their first time, learn spiritual disciplines, and many other life skills. Together as a team, you will launch and build spiritual movements around the world.

Lead a Gap Year team!​

As a Gap Year team leader, you will have the opportunity for life-on-life discipleship as you help the gap team fall more in love with Jesus and grow into maturity and adulthood.  You will help them develop in ministry,  work through conflict, build team relationships, navigate life away from home for their first time, learn spiritual disciplines, and many other life skills. Together as a team, you will launch and build spiritual movements around the world.