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Westcoast Connection: Vietnam Community Service
- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Destination: Vietnam
- Program Delivery: Residential
- Provided By: Independent Provider
- Session Start: June
- Session Length: Three Weeks
- Entering Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th
- Gender: Coed
- Category: Community Service
- Sub-Categories: Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Water Sports, History, Youth Outreach, Culinary Arts
- Selective: No
- Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
- Minimum Cost: > $3,000
- Credit Awarded: No
This Vietnam summer service trip to Southeast Asia is your chance to discover the unique and elegant beauty of Vietnam. Rewarding volunteer projects with children and an organic farming community will help deepen your understanding of our host nation. This high school trip to Vietnam is led by our amazing staff, who are there to provide guidance and reflection on the impact of the work we do throughout the program and promote the value of empathy and cultural sensitivity.
As you explore the country and immerse yourself in the Vietnamese culture, you will be treated to flavorful foods, spectacular views and exhilarating adventure. With a sense of adventure and a giving attitude, this summer volunteer program will leave as strong of an impact on you as the communities you’ll be working with.
- Help with renovations and interact with the students at a school for the deaf.
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- Learn about organic farming and how to plant rice on a local farm.
- Kayak and swim the turquoise waters in Ha Long Bay.
- Entertain children with activities at an orphanage for disabled children.
- Learn to SCUBA dive and snorkel in the Hon Mun Marine Park.
- Explore the vast Cu Chi Tunnel network.
- Learn from professional chefs at a cooking school.
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