Eco-Gap Application

Let’s the Bridge the Gap to a better tomorrow together!

We’re so glad you’re interested!


We are currently accepting applications for the Spring, Summer and Fall of 2019.

  • Spring and Summer Internship options are for 2-10 weeks between April 1st and July 31st, 2019.
  • Fall Group Program dates are Sunday, September 8th – Friday, November 1st, 2019.

We are seeking a diverse group of young adults interested in creating a better future for our planet!   We look forward to hearing from you!

NOTE: Applicants must be between 17 and 20 years old during the program dates, unless otherwise approved by the program staff.

In order to apply:

  • Read the information below and have a parent or legal guardian read it too.
  • Fill out the relevant Application Form (links below).

Spring or Summer Internship Costs:

Cost of program is $350/week for a time period of 2-10 weeks between the dates of April 1st – July 31st.
Apply anytime.  First come, first serve.
It is unlikely that we will be able to grant scholarships for this program, but some work-trade options may be possible.

Program Cost Includes:

  • Housing with residents of EcoVillage Ithaca
  • All meals
  • Internship placement and mentoring and overall logistical support

Fall Program Costs and Scholarships:

Super Early bird deadline of February 28th = $5,500.00
Early bird Deadline of May 30th = $6250.00
After May 30th = $6750.00

Program Cost Includes:

  • Eight weeks of full time programming
  • Housing with residents of the EcoVillage Ithaca
  • All meals
  • All excursions which are inherent to the program
  • All supplies needed for group projects

Not included are personal expenses including medical fees, health insurance, personal items, toiletries etc.  Travel to and from EcoVillage Ithaca is also not included.

Scholarships (full and partial) will be available as funds permit.  It is our intention that interested and qualified participants will not be turned away on the basis of financial need. Funds will be awarded based on need and availability and will be determined on an individual basis based on your application information.

Once an applicant has been accepted into the program, a $1000 non-refundable deposit will be required to reserve your space.  The remainder of the balance will be due August 1st unless other arrangements are made.   We can discuss payment plans if needed.

That’s all for now.   We will be in touch with more details after you’re accepted!

APPLY HERE for the Fall 2019 Group Program  
(applications now being accepted)

APPLY HERE for Spring or Summer 2019 Internships
(applications now being accepted)

Questions?  ecogapprogram@gmail.com

Note: Eco-Gap is a program of LEARN@EcoVillage Ithaca.