Vanguard Gap Year Calendar
The program begins on September 10, 2022, and ends on April 29, 2023.
Coming soon: dates for the 2023-2024 Year
|Mid-September||Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Trip|
|11/23 - 11/26||Vanguard Hosted Thanksgiving|
|12/10 - 1/1||Christmas Break|
|End of February||Mission/Immersion Trips|
|Early April||Track Specific Trips|
Dates to Know
Over Thanksgiving, Vanguards host their families at HoneyRock - they plan the activities, cook and serve the meal, and see to the smallest details. In the past, 100+ have gathered to celebrate the holiday together. Families to not only catch a glimpse into the Vanguard Year, but also spend quality time as individual families. It's a Thanksgiving you won't forget!
- September: Wilderness Trip to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore (6-7 days)
- February/March: Cross-Cultural Immersion Trips, international or domestic (12-14 days)
- April: Track specific trips, domestic (1 week)
- Families invited to Thanksgiving at HoneyRock
- Three weeks at Christmas