Traidhos Visiting Schools Program

Chiang Mai - Thailand

Trip Reports.

Annually we welcome around 3,000 students and staff from over fifty schools worldwide.

Selected 2015 Trips

Billanook College, Australia Updated more than 5 years

10 – 21 December 2015

Late in 2015 VSP was glad to welcome Billanook College from Australia. They completed a ten-day trip to Northern Thailand focusing on cultural learning and a week of community service.

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Firbank Trip Report Updated more than 5 years

Between 27 November and 5 December, VSP welcomed twelve Year 10 students from Firbank Grammar School in Melbourne for a Community Service trip. The group spent four of their ten days secluded in the mountains of Chiang Dao to continue work on a school in Baan Mae Mae that previous schools...

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UWCSEA East Updated more than 5 years

29 October - 6 December 2015

By using the compass to make observations and ask carefully thought out interview questions the students left Thailand with a much better understanding of the real-life difficulties facing some of the country’s poorest...

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Yew Chung IS Shanghai trip report Updated more than 5 years

25 October – 5 November 2015

On 25 October 2015, VSP welcomed seventeen students and two teachers from Yew Chung International School from Shanghai, China. They embarked on an eleven-day visit to northern Thailand with a focus on fieldwork as well as experiencing the wonders the...

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Hong Kong International School Updated more than 5 years

In October VSP had the pleasure of hosting HKIS for a week of service and adventure. The group of twenty-five students and two teachers took advantage of Chiang Mai’s picturesque countryside by mountain biking, kayaking and zip-lining. Back on campus they completed our low ropes course and...

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On 19 September VSP were pleased to welcome back Monte Sant’ Angelo Mercy College for their third year here at Traidhos. This year we had thirty Grade 8/9 students join us along with five teachers ready to embark on a week of adventures and experiences that would hopefully leave lasting...

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Uthaloy International School, China Updated more than 5 years

In late September VSP hosted Uthaloy International School from China. Their trip was designed to complement their unit of inquiry ‘Where we are in place and time’ and included a new activity day, which included a visit to a traditional Karen Village, located not too far from the...

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Firbank Grammar, Australia Updated more than 5 years

26 July – 14 August 2015

In July ninety-nine Year 9 Firbank Grammar (Australia) students accompanied by ten teachers came to Thailand for their annual three-week overseas trip. Firbank Grammar is one of VSP’s and the Barge Program’s regular customers...

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The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award

Does your school offer the International Award to its students? If so, you might be interested to read this trip report following two days of ISP’s short program with VSP. Despite being here for only four full...

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Garden International School, Malaysia Updated more than 5 years

29 June – 4 July

For their Community Service project, Garden travelled north to Mae Jon. Over the course of three days they were to finish an on-going project to build a new classroom in the village. The Mae Fah Luang Learning Centre has been operating there...

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Overseas Family School (Seniors) Singapore Updated more than 5 years

On 29 May VSP welcomed a group of seventeen senior students and three accompanying teachers from Overseas Family School (OFS) Singapore to Chiang Mai, Thailand. This is OFS’s second trip with VSP this academic year - Grade 8 came to Chiang Mai in January and they had a great time. Now it...

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Khartoum International Community School Updated more than 5 years

Between 11 – 20 January Traidhos’ Visiting Schools Program was fortunate to host Khartoum International Community School for an outdoor adventure experience trip.

During this trip, the thirty-two students took part in many activities, including kayaking across Mae Ngat Dam...

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Ivanhoe Grammar and Appleby College Updated more than 5 years

Ivanhoe Grammar School from Australia and Appleby College from Canada came together again in the beautiful setting of Northern Thailand in March for a joint trip with the Barge Program and the Visiting Schools Program. Appleby and Ivanhoe schools have a link through the Round Square Schools and...

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MLC Sydney, Australia (February 2015) Updated more than 5 years

This is the first year that VSP has welcomed MLC Sydney, Australia, with 115 students joining our program. They experienced a range of activities in order to explore Thai culture. They did a Thai Culture and Language Class, Muay Thai, Thai Cooking, visited a Temple, Monk Chat, learnt Thai...

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2015 Visitors

January 15
MI IS, Manilla, Philippines
Khartoum ICS, Sudan
St Andrews, Bangkok
Overseas Family School, Singapore

February 15
ISB, Bangkok
IS Dhaka, Bangladesh
Yangon IS, Myanmar
ISS Singapore
American IS Dhaka, Bangladesh
MLC School, Australia
Seoul IS, Korea
Candor IS, India

March 15
Ivanhoe Grammar, Australia
Appleby College, Canada
Bandung IS, Indonesia
Yew Chung Century, Shanghai, China
Fern Hill School, Canada
Australian IS, HK
The IS of Macau, China
Geelong College, Australia
IS Brussels, Belgium

April 15
Canadian IS, Singapore
Yew Chung Pudong, Shanghai, China
Beijing World Academy, China

May 15
Qatar Academy, Qatar
Concordian IS, Bangkok
Overseas Family School, Singapore

June 15
Yew Chung HK
Montessori School Perth, Australia

July 15
Garden IS, Malaysia
Travel for Teens, USA
IS Park City, Malaysia

August 15
Firbank Grammar, Australia

September 15
Utahloy IS Guangzhou, China
Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College, Australia

October 15
UWCSEA Dover Campus, Singapore
UWCSEA East Campus, Singapore
American IS, Hong Kong
IS Dhaka, Bangladesh
Hong Kong IS
Yew Chung Century, Shanghai, China
Hume International (Hume Lake Christian Camps)

November 15
Melbourne University, Australia
Firbank Grammar Year 10, Australia
Mentari International School, Indonesia

December 15
Victoria Shanghai Academy, China
Billanook College, Australia
ACS Jakarta, Indonesia