Thailand grade 8

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Thailand grade 8

  1. 1. Thailand 2011<br />Dubai American Academy<br />
  2. 2. Where we will spend the majority of our time while in Thailand.<br />
  3. 3. Requirements<br />For Grade 8 Students<br />Must be adventurous <br />Must be able to work with others<br />
  4. 4. Maekok River Village Resort<br />Accommodation in on site dorms<br />On site facilities including climbing walls, high ropes courses and archery range, all supervised by experienced staff<br />All catering on site<br />Down time facilities on site - soft drinks bar, pool tables, table tennis etc. - for exclusive use by team<br />Completely self-contained<br />
  5. 5. Team BuildingActivities include:<br />Confidence coursesincluding high ropes<br />Roped climbingwallascents<br /> Archery<br /> Team games<br /> Raft building<br /> Traditional Thai cookery<br />
  6. 6. Jungle/Cultural Trek<br />Half day route ending at WatTha Ton<br />Visit to a LahuHill tribe on route<br />Visit to a Shan school; opportunity to practice traditional handicrafts with local children<br />
  7. 7. Survival Skills<br />Wilderness camping<br />Canoeing down a river to camp on the beach <br />Bivouac construction<br />Jungle cookery and tool making<br />All supervised by MRVR guides and World Challenge Group Leader<br />
  8. 8. Return to Chiang MaiOvernight at Guest House<br />Elephant camp visit with elephant trekking on route<br />Visit Umbrella Factory and Elephant Dung Factory<br />Time in the markets to pick up your favorite souvenirs. <br />
  9. 9. Detailed Itinerary<br />DAY 1/Day 2 Thurs/Fri. Mar. 3/Mar. 4<br />Depart Dubai on an overnight flight to Thailand.<br />Transit to Chiang Rai. Settle into activity center.<br />Team building games.<br /> <br />Day 3 Saturday Mar. 5<br />River raft building<br />Thai cooking classes<br />High Ropes course games.<br /> <br />Day 4 Sunday Mar. 6 <br />Trek to remote hill tribe villages<br />Visit to Thai school to meet students<br />Evening team games.<br /> <br />Day 5 Monday Mar. 7<br />Survival skill day! Canoeing, cooking<br />Overnight on beach in tents<br /> Day 6 Tuesday Mar. 8<br />Break camp in the morning<br />At the center, participate in climbing wall<br />and archery competitions<br />Low beam confidence course with center staff<br /> <br />Day 7 Wednesday Mar. 9<br />Transfer back to Chiang Mai<br />Elephant camp prior to lunch<br />Visit umbrella factory and elephant dung factory<br />Evening spent shopping Chiang Mai <br />Overnight at Eagle II Guest House<br /> <br />Day 8 Thursday Mar. 10 <br />Travel to Chiang Mai airport for flight home to<br />Dubai via Bangkok.<br />
  10. 10. Price 8000 AED Package Inclusions/Exclusions<br />Inclusions<br />All flights, transportation within Thailand, airport transfers to and from DAA <br />Accommodation, food, water<br /> Activities and excursions<br /> 24 hour back up, insurance, all medical treatment until return to Dubai <br /> Group first aid kit<br />Exclusions: <br /> Inoculations or visas<br /> Personal kit or personal kit insurance<br /> Souvenirs <br />
  11. 11. Thailand - Safety First<br />Your child’s safety is paramount!<br />Chaperones will have their phones with them at all times.<br />Comprehensive medical kits will be on hand at all times.<br />In-country agents and providers available for support<br />Students will not be allowed to bring mobile phones on this trip. <br />Teachers will contact or provide information for parents throughout the trip. <br />In case of an emergence, DAA will contact you immediately!<br />
  12. 12. Supervising Teachers<br />Jean Evertsen and Patrick Cauley<br />For further questions, please contact Jean Evertsen at…<br />j.evertsen_daa@gemsedu.com<br />

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