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LEARN EXACTLY HOW TO LIVE
& BUILD YOUR CAMPERVAN
EASILY AND EFFICIENTLY
So You Can Travel The World With Freedom And Ease
A detailed step by step course put together by several expert vanlifers which provides you with everything you need to know about living van life in one place.
So you can go from liking pictures of van life, to living it in the fastest and most affordable way possible. Even if you have no clue where to start.
limited time offer! Enroll now and get a 50% discount!
Convert Your Van
Here’s What You’ll Get When You Sign Up
Enrolling in Van Life Academy will give you instant lifetime access to ALL of the course content and bonuses. Inside, you'll learn how to live the Van Life in just 90 days or less...
Learn from Experts
You'll be taught by 4 different expert vanlifers who will guide you through 4 different van builds so you can replicate their build based on your requirements making the conversion process seamless yet effective.
Learning made Easy
Van Life Academy includes PDF’s, checklists, electronic schematics, tools, calculators, diagrams, and reliable yet cost effective components, parts, and tools needed. These will help accelerate and organize your planning and financial decisions with exact cost breakdowns so you can have clarity and piece of mind knowing that things are being done according to your specific budget and goals.
Learn everything you need to know about living Van Life in one place. This will provide you with consistency and prevent you from being overwhelmed. You'll save time as you won’t have to spend hours piecing together scattered information on each of the hundred different topics, parts, components, and variations.
We will equip you with the exact process, present you with reasonable timelines and give you full details, and links to everything used so you can follow along even as a beginner to avoid common mistakes that otherwise would cost you hundreds of dollars and countless hours.
Here’s what people are saying about the course
saved me a bunch of time and money...
You get to hear from real life van lifers and how they converted their campervan. This is my second van conversion and I wish I bought this course during my first conversion. It would've saved me a bunch of time and money.
professional content, professional speakers...
I can highly recommend it, it's great. Professional content, professional speakers and especially, strong support from the overall van life community. So it's a no brainer. Go for it!
What's Inside Van Life Academy
The course consists of 87 lessons divided into 5 Modules with 100,000+ words, 40+ videos, and 4 different conversions (neatly organized) so you have more then enough information to execute on.
Module 1: Preparing for Van life
This module will allow you to confidently determine if van life is in fact the correct lifestyle for you. We go into detail to explore all the objections you could possibly have and even present practical ways that allow you to get a feel for what van life has in store for you.
There are so many choices and factors to consider when looking for a vehicle to live in. Not only do you need to think of the model and size of your van, but you must also consider your budget, lifestyle, and planned usage of the van (just to name a few). Choosing the wrong vehicle will lead to you wasting thousands of dollars on a van that won’t fulfill your needs.
That's why we give you access to our automated search tool called Vanalyzer. With this you can input all your requirements and it would show you all the different makes, and models that suit your specific needs.
The preparation you do now will become the foundation of your van life. Therefore, it's crucial to do it right. This module makes the process more engaging, hassle-free, and effective.
Module 2: Planning
- consists of 5 lessons
This module will teach you how to properly plan for building out your home on wheels and living a life on the road.
Failure to properly plan will result in mistakes that cost you tons of time and money being spent on trial and error, and what's worst is that you may not even end up with the build you envisioned.
There's hundreds of different decisions to be made and things you need to consider which make starting van life seem overwhelming and impractical as you won't know where to start and what to do next.
We'll show you the exact process and provide you with checklists, illustrations, budget planners, etc..
This way you can:
- correctly design your layout while taking everything into consideration. We simplify this process by giving you inspiration, suggestions, and detailed illustrations on layouts that work well.
- accurately budgeting your entire van build to factor in ALL expenses. This is done with the help of our budget tracker template that presents you with all the different costs you can expect to run into so you can budget each accordingly.
- setting accurate timelines, schedules, and deadlines for each aspect of the build is difficult. Everything relies on dependencies and must be done in proper sequence to avoid backtracking which will cost you time and money. Within Van Life Academy we give you a visual calendar template that has everything ready to optimize the process.
- Before you can get started on your build you need a reliable toolkit. One that is multi-functional and won't blow your budget. We'll provide you with a checklist and links to the exact tools you need.
Module 3: The Build
- consists of 8 lessons
This module gives you a detailed breakdown on the process of converting a van into a home on wheels. It covers every single aspect of the build including: gutting your van, body work, insulation, flooring, walls, ceilings, kitchen, living area, solar electrical system, exterior components, popular upgrades, and much more.
Based on our experience we'll tell you exactly which parts and components to use on each aspect of the conversion to ensure a quality build. Just finding the right parts and components that are a good fit take people a few days worth of time.
Upon completion of this module, you would know exactly how to properly convert a campervan into your home on wheels based on your specific requirements.
Module 4: Build Tutorials
- consists of 64 lessons divided into 3 chapters
If you want even more guidance on your van build this module will give you the opportunity to replicate a van conversion from one of our expert van builders.
Van Life Academy features 4 different Van Builds thought by 4 different teachers (introduced later on this page). Before selecting a step by step conversion guide you would be able to see:
- Who the teacher is and a brief overview of their experience
- Photos/Videos of exactly how the finished build will look
- How much the build will cost
- How long you can expect it to take from start to finish
- And much more…
With this information you can decide which conversion is most suitable for your specific situation allowing you to save tons of time and money as you would be able to replicate their conversion. Almost as if you had a expert van builder by your side guiding you each step of the way.
Module 5: Life on The Road
- consists of 4 lessons
Now that you've got your home on wheels built we'll make sure your van life is as fulfilling and fun as it could possible be. To do this you need to know the best tips and tricks, common issues you may run into, legal guidance to avoid getting in trouble, and how to generate an income on the road so you can work less and travel more.
If that's not enough, we're also working on consistently improving Van Life Academy to add more value and make the process of living van life easier and more affordable. As a member you would get access to all future updates for FREE while others may have to pay a premium.
Meet Some of our teachers
Nate has helped hundreds of people build their dream home on wheels. With a background in industrial designing he'll show you how he converted two different vans with innovative ideas (one is done on a low budget).
Mitch has built out 6 different vans in the past 5 years and through his experience he figured out what works, and what only looks good on Instagram. He's ready to share his van build expertise with you.
Jayme & John
These full-time vanlifers show you exactly how they converted their own van and even reveal what mistakes they made, and what they would do differently now that they've spent 6 years in their home on wheels.
Here’s what people are saying about the course instructors
Was a huge help. So well structured, you can find the different sections really really easily and the information is very consistent. If it wasn't for this guide I would honestly still be building my van.
Just want to say thanks for all your info!! I'm going to start construction next week. I have sourced lots of materials with lots of help from you. Thanks so much for everything.
I had no idea what I was doing and had nothing to do with electrical in my life. This made it so much easier with nice little diagrams to follow, and just made everything a lot clearer than if I had to figure it out myself.
Van Life Academy Will Effortlessly Transition You To A Vanlifer
You’ve already been inspired by #vanlife content on Instagram. It’s now time to live your own epic Van Life without breaking the bank or drowning in endless overwhelm that keeps you stuck in the world you’re trying to leave in the rearview.
Within the course there are countless tips from our teachers, that will help you save weeks worth of time and hundreds of dollars on your van build.
We also guarantee that through taking this course you will save more money on your build, then the amount you paid to enroll in it!
The price you're paying for van life academy is nothing compared to how much money it would help you save. One of our students calculated this and found out he was able to save over $390.
Other resources are very scattered and incomplete. The lack of information, expertise, and experience in those guides will end up costing you tons of time exploring the web for inconsistent information and result in you wasting tons of money being on trial and error.
With Van Life Academy you're presented with consistency and the exact proven process that over 3298+ people have used to convert their campervan while avoiding problems and streamlining the process.
We teamed up with the best van life experts within the industry to cut down your learning curve and get the shortcut to success. There's immense value and information being presented to you within this course which is why it's the best option available.
Van life Academy
Step-by-step process on living van life in the easiest and most affordable way possible.
100% Satisfaction Guarantee for 30-Days
if you don't feel fully empowered to get on the road or continue the course you can email us and we will give you a full refund.
Don’t wait! Look at what past students have to say about
Van Life Academy
Everything I needed...
Vanlife Academy contained pretty much everything I needed to know about van life, it was like a one-stop shop. With this course, converting my campervan was much more efficient, and gave me more confidence in the process
MAX & SALENA
Overcome the big fears and doubts...
We saved a lot of time and money. We think the platform is great for anyone looking to self-convert a van because it gives you a lot of helpful guidance and inspiration and even helps you overcome the big fears and doubts about van life and van conversion.
BAS & BIANCA
Full-Time Van lifers
We had a million questions...
When we started to look into van life we had a million questions and didn't know where to start. We really think Van Life Academy covers everything you need to know. It's going to make your progress a lot easier and affordable.
Frequently Asked Questions
What if I have absolutely no clue on how to get started?
In that case you’re in the perfect place. We launched van life academy because so many enthusiasts from within our community would reach out to us on a daily basis asking how they can live van life. So we designed the course for that specific purpose. To teach you absolutely everything you need to know about living van life in one place.
This content rich course is constructed by several campervan experts to enable you to start living van life as efficiently as possible
What if I am unsure about how to financially sustain a lifestyle on the road?
Van Life Academy takes your financial situation into consideration. We understand that the average person may not be financially free or even have the largest budget.
For this reason the course is well equipped with details on how you can financially sustain a lifestyle on the road so that you can focus more on adventures and less on bills.
What makes Van Life Academy better than other resources?
Many other van life resources are very scattered, incomplete, unreliable, and/or overwhelming.
In addition, they don’t give you a step by step guide or provide you with different build options to choose between based on your specific situation.
Due to this many spend far too much time and money on trial and error and at the end don't get the result they envisioned.
Remember, your end goal is to live in a beautifully converted campervan, travel the world as a minimalist, and most importantly be happy.
Achieving such a goal requires the right resources from a team of experienced people who understand the process inside out. Van Life Academy provides you with a proven process you can replicate.
What types of vans (make/model) will Van Life Academy teach me how to build?
Inside Van Life Academy our teachers show the conversion process on many different vans that are of all sizes (large, medium, and small). Some makes and models include: Sprinters, VW, Hiteron, Ford Transit, and much more.
Even if your specific vehicle isn't featured within the course you can still very easily replicate the builds to suit your van.
Will Van Life Academy allow me to save time on my conversion?
Yes, we created the Academy to give you access to the best guides available all in one place.
We teamed up with 4 different expert van builders. Each of which will show you their process of converting a campervan step by step so you can replicate their builds as quickly and efficiently as possible.
In addition the tools, diagrams, checklists, and other resources within Van life Academy allow you to save days worth of time and research along every step of the way.
How exactly will this course allow me to save money on my conversion?
Within the course there are countless tips from our teachers, that if followed, will help you save tons of money on your conversion.
In addition, you have the option to choose between several different builds to follow along on based on your budget.
We also guarantee that through taking this course you will save more money on your build, then the amount you paid to enroll in it!
Can I really try the course risk free?
Yes! We don’t want you to pay the bill unless Van Life Academy really is the missing link between your current life and becoming a vanlifer.
That’s why we offer you a 30 day money back guarantee where if you don’t feel fully empowered to get on the road (despite executing on the information) or continue the course you can email us and get a full refund.
Can you remind me what exactly I'm getting when I enroll today?
- 50% OFF
- One time payment
- Lifetime Access
- FREE updates
- Access to All 5 Modules
- 100,000+ words of content providing you with detailed information on every step
- 4 different step-by-step van builds
- Access to custom tools, diagrams, PDF's, electronic schematics and other diagrams to make planning easier and organized.
- 40+ video tutorials and 300+ photos to provide you with visuals and make it easy to understand complicated information
- Money Back Guarantee