Wednesday, January 3, 2024
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Thailand Trip ’24 - A Trip of A Lifetime
Explore Chiang Mai & Bangkok - Winter Break
OHIO Lancaster Host: Dr. Pam Kaylor
Application Deadline: Tuesday, September 12, 2023
Trip Dates: January 4 to January 14, 2024
(Departure from the U.S. on January 3)
Start the new year exploring exotic Thailand! This ten-day study-abroad program will include visits to both the rural mountains of Chiang Mai in the north and the bustling major city life of Bangkok.
Students will have the opportunity to learn about the culture and people of Thailand by spending a day taking care of elephants at a sanctuary, taking cooking lessons, visiting many beautiful Buddhist temples, exploring Thai traditional dance at Moradokmai Theatre, shopping at an open market, and enjoying a sunset river cruise in Ayutthaya, the capital of Thailand, then known as the Kingdom of Ayutthaya.
In addition, students will have an opportunity to do community service by spending an afternoon teaching English to Thai students and do group painting graffiti.
Trip Cost: Coming Soon!
The program fee for this program includes: Student accommodations, daily breakfast, some meals, excursions, airport transfers, in-country transportation, welcome and farewell dinner, and international medical health insurance.
SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR STUDENTS
Earn (3) Course Credits:
Explore Thailand while earning academic credit
COMS 1100 (Counts towards BRICKS foundation: Intercultural exploration) -OR- COMS 4100