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    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Destination: Thailand
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: Four Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Outdoor Adventure
    • Sub-Categories: Social Justice, Preserving the Environment, Environmental Science
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: > $7,000+
    • Career Clusters: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
    • Credit Awarded: No
    • Meeting: Schedule a Meeting
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    Explore the idea of reciprocity: participate in a 3-day Theravada meditation retreat in the cool mountains or Chiang Rai, help out on a community-driven learning service permaculture project, and live with marginalized hill tribe communities.


    • Partake in a three-day Theravada meditation retreat set in the misty mountains of Chiang Mai learning several forms of insight meditation.
    • Visit an Asian elephant conservation and research centre working to protect one of the world’s critically endangered megafauna species.
    • Live with Karen and Dara’Ang ethnic minority communities in Mae Hong Son and Chiang Rai, taking part in daily life and rituals.
    • Meet with grassroots NGO representatives working to protect illegal migrant workers rights and learn about human trafficking issues in Thailand and the region.
    • Get your hands dirty at a community-led sustainable farm and learn about seed saving and sustainable agriculture.