Give your Gap Year to Jesus
Grow in your relationship with Him. Discover your mission.
September 2023 - May 2024
The Year for God program is designed for anyone who has a desire to know the Lord in a deeper way and a passion to reach the lost, hurting, and forgotten with His love. Experience a fresh, new season to know God, develop lifelong friendships, and learn how to share the love of God wherever He takes you. Dedicating 8 months for discipleship and missions equipping may be the best decision you could make!
Discipleship Training School
September 2023 - February 2024
The Discipleship Training School (DTS) is a 5 month intensive course designed to deepen your relationship with God as you live and learn in a diverse cultural community. Learn from topics about the Holy Spirit, hearing God's voice, healthy relationships, evangelism, and many more. Then put what was learned in the classroom into practice during the field assignment. Gain valuable tools for reaching the world for Jesus at home and abroad.
School of Navigation & Seamanship
February - May 2024
This 12-week course pairs the Royal Yachting Association's Day Skipper curriculum with further discipleship through the UofN for those who desire to progress to a ships officer. Training is offered, not only with UofN standards, but also with the standards set by the Royal Yachting Association (RYA).
Learn about the basics of seamanship, onboard safety, tools of navigation, oceanography, meteorology, marine environment protection, and much more. This course will lead to RYA Day Skipper theory examinations and cover the theory needed to gain a RYA Day Skipper certificate.