Three-Week Volunteer Teaching Trip: Phuket, Thailand

Phuket, Thailand Children & Youth Development



There are four camp locations to choose from, including Phuket Island, Cha-Am beach, Chiang Mai, and Buriram in the heart of Thailand. 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.

The program is open to anyone above the age of 18.


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.

Field conditions

After arriving to Thailand, your itinerary is as follows:

Day 2: Day tour around the beautiful Island of Phuket

Day 3: Program orientation, TEFL/TESOL training, and Thai lesson

Days 4, 5 & 6: Teaching English at English camps at underprivileged Thai schools

Day 7: Visit an ethical elephant care program on Phuket island

Day 8: Free day followed by a pub crawl along Bangla Road’s famous entertainment district

Day 9: Free morning followed by cocktail specials in the afternoon and an evening BBQ

Day 10: Ferry to Koh Phi Phi island followed TEFL/TESOL training and Thai language lesson, plus a walking tour to the island’s scenic viewpoint

Day 11: Boat tour around Phi Phi to Maya Bay, with beach party and fire shows in the evening

Day 12: Beach day followed by a pool party

Day 13: Take the ferry to Krabi and transfer to Ao Nang beach

Day 14: Hang out at the beach in the daytime and then take a trip to Krabi Town’s night market

Day 15: Take a long tail boat from Ao Nang beach to your new accommodation on Railay beach

Day 16: Beach day and kayaking at Railay beach

Day 17: Sit back and enjoy as you take in six islands and a lagoon on a speed boat tour and get to snorkel in pristine water

Day 18: Free day to enjoy the beach, head over to Ao Nang beach, or go back to Krabi Town to pick up some souvenirs

Day 19: Travel back to Phuket Island and arrive in time for happy hour

Day 20: Final day and evening on Phuket island. Enjoy a farewell Thai buffet in the evening and receive your TEFL/TESOL certification

Day 21: Last day of the program - return to Phuket international airport

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.

Arrival and orientation

You will arrive to Phuket International 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 Phuket island tour.

Your stay


  • HousingVolunteer house

  • Provided mealsBreakfast, dinner

Accommodation description

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.


Volunteers will either be sharing a bedroom with 3-5 other volunteers or living in dormitory-style accommodations.


from $500 USDper week

from $500 USDper week


What’s included

  • Polo shirt

  • All camp activities

  • Letter of appreciation and confirmation of volunteer hours

  • Tefl sessions at camp

  • 120-hour, internationally accredited tefl/tesol certification course online

  • Muay thai boxing, pool and beach party, beach bbq, thai language and cooking class

  • Trips to koh phi phi, maya bay, krabi and railay beach

  • Visit to an ethical elephant conservation program

  • In-country transport

  • Free lunch while volunteering at schools

  • Airport pickup and drop-off

  • Welcome meal and buffet

  • Shared accommodation

  • 24/7 support

What’s not included

  • Optional excursions

  • Dbs criminal background check

  • Vaccinations

  • Personal expenses

  • Personal insurance

  • Airfare

Start dates

Projects last three weeks with intakes available once or twice per month.

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.

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