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Cambodia Community Volunteer

Cambodia Community Volunteer

Cambodia Community Volunteer

Trip Details:

Operator:   Globe Aware
Price From:  $1360
Ideal Age Range:  Suitable for Children (under 15), High School (15 to 18), 19 to 30, 31 to 50, Over 51
Fitness Needs:  Light Impact
Program duration:  8 days

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About this program

Travel to Cambodia and volunteer in a variety of programs dependent on the needs of the community. Enjoy meeting other volunteers, welcoming and hospitable locals, and discovering the local culture.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival

Morning: Meet fellow volunteers, get settled into accommodations Mid-Day: Welcome lunch Afternoon: Introductions and Orientation; discuss goals and itinerary Evening: Discuss preconceptions and expectations. Team Building exercise. free time: shower, explore area, write in your journal, etc. Dinner

Day 2

Morning: Breakfast at hotel Mid-Morning: 9:30-5 visit to Angkor Wat temples Mid-Day: Lunch at Angkor Cafe; Journal project Afternoon: Meet with APDO to organize wheelchair project; cultural scavenger hunt activity Evening: Free time, dinner. See the sunset at Angkor Wat temple entrance.

Day 3

Morning: Breakfast at hotel, quick Khmer lesson Mid-Morning: Walk to work site; wheelchair assembly Mid-Day: Lunch Afternoon: Go to Landmine Museum; free time; go on a mission to taste Angkor beer, write in your journal, check email, explore. Evening: Free time; cooking lesson, dinner

Day 4

Morning: Give alms to monks, Breakfast, language lesson Mid-Morning: Work on wheelchair project Mid-Day: Lunch Afternoon: Visit micro library and APDO information center Evening: Free time; a cooking lesson, dinner; go to Phnom Bakheng to watch the sunset.

Day 5

Morning: Breakfast at hotel Mid-Morning: Finish wheelchairs and present to recipients Mid-Day: Lunch Afternoon: Teach English colloquialisms to novice monks Evening: Free time, cooking lesson, dinner.

Day 6

Morning: Breakfast at hotel Mid-Morning: English instruction; computer skills instruction; teach self-esteem class Mid-Day: Lunch Afternoon: Excursion to Tonle Sap Lake Evening: Free time; dinner; prepare for farewell party

Day 7

Morning: Breakfast at hotel Mid-Morning: Explore Siem Reap; free time Mid-Day: Farewell party lunch Afternoon: Visit the Killing Fields Memorial; free time, revisit temples, go to the archeological park Evening: Cooking lesson; dinner; review journal project; review scavenger hunt project.

Day 8

Morning: Breakfast at hotel; evaluations, goodbyes Mid-Morning: Depart for airport

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