September 20-28: First retreat @ YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park CO
September 28 - December 13: Group travel (Nepal/India or Latin America)
December 14-21: Second retreat @ Peaceful Meadow, Boulder CO
December 21, 2019 - January 22, 2020: Return home; curriculum continues
January 23 - April 12: Individual intership
April 13-20: Third retreat @ Peaceful Meadow, Boulder CO
April 19-20: Rite of passage with family
Travel groups are typically 8-15 students with two group leader. Cohorts are usually 12-35 at retreats.
The program begins and concludes in Boulder, Colorado at or near the Naropa University campus. Students arrange their own transportation to and from Boulder.
Students are enrolled as full-time BA students at Naropa University and earn a full year of college credit. For details, please visit our curriculum page. LeapYear can also be used as an alternative for high school completion.