This group of children attended one of the
previous Youth Camps held
at the School for Life.
The next Youth Camp is to be held August 14th through the
16th where 80 orphaned boys and girls will spend their time participating in
numerous activities provided by the School for Life on the outskirts of
Since 2006 the School for Life Chiang Mai has organized Youth Camp, which is
intended to eventually support the School for Life in terms of financing and
marketing. The Youth Camp was designed in the framework of the center
Organic Farming, Cultural Sensitive Tourism and Cultural Heritage &
Children at the camp are introduced to nature and its resources. For an
increasingly urban population, this is meant as emphasizing the importance
of being in touch with nature – teaching children the meanings of
agriculture and the environment.
Activities at the camp include the following: Becoming self-sufficient, the
forest as a supermarket, traditional Thai cooking, learning English by
direct and real situations, entrepreneurial skills at a local market, music
and dance, a workshop on “Organic Agriculture,” creating handicraft
products, team work building among other activities.