Tag Archives: activity

When I grow up…

As children we are often asked the question “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Many of us have really great dreams… firefighters, clowns, lemonade-stand owners, magicians, and the list goes on. Among the youth in my … Continue reading

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The Little Things: Love, Health, Happiness

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Little Things: Mountains. Videos. Nerves.

On a Tuesday after school, I was headed to make a video for a University of Southern Maine Alumni reporter. She is writing a story about my experience here in Thailand for the Alumni Newsletter. My students thought the best place … Continue reading

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Media Project: COMPLETE.

A couple weekends ago Jae (one of my counterparts), Tree (the community development officer) and I took the youth to Thale Noi for an overnight camp to learn about creating media and making short films. It was the final activity … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday

Last Sunday the youth council and I were invited to P’Pums house to lead a day full of fun games and activities for youth from her sub-district. P’Pum is the leader for Phatthalung Dek Yim which is a large group of youth … Continue reading

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The little things: UNO and Popcorn.

Here’s a little glimpse into my Wednesday morning. My school was closed for two days because 10 students went to compete in various levels of academics in the city. I invited the 3-6 graders to my house to make smoothies and popcorn … Continue reading

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Ages 13-73

Last week some fellow volunteers and I had the chance to visit a rehabilitation center as part of an anti-drug camp. Wat Mai Siyab is a rehabilitation center for males with drug addictions and/or mental illness. We weren’t given any … Continue reading

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