Mae Hong Son Community Service

Community Service : 23,500 THB ($746 USD) 

 Start Date: July 10 and July 20, 2020


Day 1 : Depart for Mae Sariang

Meet ETT staff at the Chiang Mai Airport. Once we have the group together we will head to Mae Sariang. The drive is about 3 hours through a beautiful mountain landscape. Once we arrive at the hotel you can freshen up, and we will have an orientation. You will get to know your group members, play some ice-breaking games, get dinner, and then get some rest.

Overnight: Hotel in Mae Sariang

Flights: (TBD) 

Day 2 : Karen Culture and Education Enrichment

Today will be your first opportunity to jump into Karen and Thai culture. Visit a nearby village to learn about traditional weaving, learn about the legendary art of Muay Thai (Thai kickboxing and self-defense) with a training session at the open-air gym. Begin learning the basics of lesson planning as you prepare for your education enrichment service tomorrow.

Overnight: Hotel in Mae Sariang

Day 3 : Deeper into the Mountains 

Head into the mountains to one of our partner villages to take part in our Rural Outreach and Development program. Once settled, get straight to work on the service project, the specific activities will depend on the time of year and needs of the village, and past projects have included building a library, a canteen, and adding a floor to the school building. so be prepared to get your hands dirty working in collaboration with our staff and villagers.

Overnight: Homestay in Mae Sariang

Day 4 – 5 : Infrastructure Service and Village Immersion

Enjoy a hearty breakfast then jump right back into your service project. Working side by side with staff and locals, you will gain pride as you accomplish construction goals for the day and enjoy getting to know those around you even more closely. After wrapping up for the day, you can take time in the afternoon to play soccer with the locals, practice your new Thai vocabulary with our staff and villagers, or find a quiet place to journal.

Overnight: Homestay in Mae Sariang

Day 6 : English Camp and the Night Bazaar

After a morning English Camp head back to Chiang Mai and visit the Grand Canyon Water Park for a chance to relax and cool off after all of your hard work. Tonight you will have a final dinner and discussion before shopping for souvenirs at the Chiang Mai Night Bazaar.

Overnight: Hotel in Chiang Mai

Day 7 : Head Home

Today you will head to the airport for your flight home. Chok dee and come back to visit soon!

Flights: (TBD)