Letter of appreciation and confirmation of volunteer hours
TEFL sessions at camp
120-hour, internationally accredited TEFL/TESOL certification course online
All camp activities
Airport pickup and drop-off
Free lunch while volunteering at schools
Three-Week Volunteer Teaching Trip: Buriram, Thailand
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The Camp Thailand Company Ltd
From $1199 USD for 3 Weeks
Select Start Dates
18 And Older
Immerse yourself in Thai culture while supporting an English language learning program for students in Buriram! This 21-day trip includes English teaching volunteer activities as well as tours, cultural immersion, and much more.
Camp Thailand’s volunteer program also gives you an opportunity to gain your TEFL/TESOL certification online or onsite in Thailand - after earning your certificate and volunteering with Camp Thailand at its English language programs, the organization will help you find a paid English teaching placement at a Thai school, should you desire.
It is not compulsory for you to complete the TEFL certification to participate in this program, but it is offered to you as part of this program, and can be your passport to earning a living as a traveling teacher, teaching English (TEFL/TESOL) in countries all over the world.
Arrival and Orientation
You will arrive to Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport at 2:00pm and meet your coordinators for your trip. You will meet up with fellow volunteers and take part in an orientation and Bangkok city tour.
During your stay, you will be housed in a same-sex room with three to five other volunteers. Dormitory style rooms that can house up to 12 people also are available. Rooms are bright, airy, and fan-cooled, and air-conditioned rooms are available for an additional fee.
After arriving to Thailand, your itinerary is as follows:
Day 2: Bangkok Tour
Day 3: Travel to Camp Buriram by train or coach
Day 4: Day trip to Surin Lake
Day 5: Orientation, TEFL training, Thai language lesson, Muay Thai Boxing session
Days 6, 7, and 8: Teaching days at English Summer Camps at local schools or temples
Day 9: Visit to, with overnight stay at, Country Roads’ Elephant Freedom Conservation Project
Day 10: Teaching local children and/or staff in the morning; free time in the afternoon and evening
Day 11: Free day and evening for you to explore and enjoy your local surroundings
Day 12: Continued TEFL training, Thai language lesson, and teaching local children and/or staff
Days 13 and 14: Teaching day at a school followed by a teaching day at a temple, or vice versa
Day 15: Visit to Silk Village with your TEFL graduation party in the evening
Day 16: Thai cooking demonstration followed by BBQ and sky lantern lighting at a local lake
Day 17: Teaching local children and/or staff in the morning; travel to Koh Samet in the evening
Days 18, 19, & 20: Hang out and explore the exotic island of Koh Samet
Day 21: Time to say “Au Revoir” and travel to Bangkok, unless you continue on for a week at the Elephant Sanctuary or with the Island Hopping Tour
During your free time, you can help build a learning center for the community. Participants who have a bachelor’s degree or higher and who complete the volunteer project are eligible for English teaching job placement by Camp Thailand throughout the country.
If you would like to extend your trip by one week, sign up to participate in Camp Thailand’s Elephant Freedom Project or Island Hopping Tour for an additional fee.
Volunteers on this program get to make a real, meaningful, and lasting difference in the lives of young Thai students while immersing themselves and experiencing Thai culture firsthand.
Where you will be volunteeringBuriram, Thailand
Volunteers will be teaching English to children.
Where you'll be stayingBuriram, Thailand
Volunteers will stay in a dormitory-style room.
Nearest AirportSuvarnabhumi Airport, Samut Prakan, Thailand
<p>$1,199 for 3 weeks</p>
What’s Not Included
DBS Criminal Background Check
Project Start Dates
Projects last three weeks with intakes available each month year-round
The Camp (Thailand) Company Ltd., and English For Fun Company Ltd., (EFF) are Thai registered companies with joint Thai and Western staff. EFF operates under a school license approved by The Thai Ministry of Education. Over 3,000 volunteers have participated in our programs in the past three years and we have been bestowed with numerous awards from Mayors and Civic offices for the selfless and tireless efforts from our volunteers who truly make a lasting and meaningful difference in the lives of so many. What makes our volunteer program so unique is that you get to earn your internationally accredited TEFL/TESOL certification for FREE! After completing your volunteer program, we can offer a guaranteed job placement as a paid English Language instructor (TEFL/TESOL) in Thailand.