Kids' Summer Camp

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Coordinator | Ivy
The program provides you a very rewarding cultural experience in Vietnam, be part of the team to help the kids in the Summer Camp by teaching them English. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+
Singles
Couples
Groups
50+

To help improving English proficiency of the children from the age of 4-13 years old in Hanoi by using English as the main medium of instruction in the Summer Camp. Your role is important contributing to the children in Hanoi as a temporary instructor in the 4 weeks or longer. The influence you have on the kids will be of a great impact.

This program is challenging, and yet it is also very rewarding experience. As as volunteer you teach on average two to four hours a day for five days a week.  A fix-curriculum may be provided while at placement and you may have to teach either at summer camp(s) in a language centre, public kindergarten or primary school. These lovely kids are between 4-13 years old.

Under the normal circumstances, kids in Vietnam have no access to an English speaking environment. Your participation in the program provide the kids an environment to use English or get used to speaking English in a way elevating their confidence level of speaking English among themselves. Therefore you play an important role changing their world by speaking with them in English.

While volunteering you may be involved in:

  • Creating lesson plans
  • Managing English conversation and grammar exercises
  • Teaching formal English classes
  • Playing games and singing songs with the children
  • Other childcare tasks as needed
  • Outdoor activities such as sport or physical education

Typical day

Monday - Friday,  you can expect to spend between 3-4 hours teaching throughout the day, 20 hours on average a week depending on the schedule of the school(s) or centre(s) where you are placed. You will be expected to work five days a week and will have the weekends off, giving you plenty of time to go on excursions around the country or to relax and unwind.

A minimum 4 weeks, options of 4, 8 or 12 weeks maximum.

Free-time activities

During day off, volunteers have free time to relax and explore the local area or other parts of surrounding Hanoi or Northern Vietnam. There are plenty of things to do and see near Hanoi, including palaces and museums, trekking through national parks and caves, and relaxing in the city garden. For those volunteers interested in traveling further afield, there are many great destinations to choose from, including Ha Long Bay, Tam Dao National Park, Sapa and Ninh Binh which is famous for its' beautiful scenery.
Swimming
Concert/
Music
Sightseeing
Shopping/
Souvenirs
Climbing
Safari/
Zoo
Hiking
Museum/
Opera
Sports

Require­ments

In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s) or if your are accompanied by your parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Criminal Background Check
required
Education Requirements
at High School level
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Love working with children
Positive and flexible attitude
Basic level of English
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

What's Included

Services by INVOLVE Travel
  • Airport pick-up
  • Accommodation
  • 2 meals daily
  • Volunteer Placement
  • Transportation if placement is beyond walking distance from accommodation

Airport Pickup at Noi Bai International Airport
Noi Bai International Airport, Hanoi
Accommodation
The accommodation is a typical local house where you will be sharing the volunteer centre with other volunteers. 
Dorm Room Guest Family Guesthouse Youth Hostel
Food & Beverages
Two meals provided at the volunteer centre or volunteer house on daily basis.
Internet Access
Limited access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Noi Bai International Airport (HAN) in Hanoi. We assist you to find cheap flights to Vietnam.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Vietnam provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Vietnam you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Vietnam.

Dates & Fees

NO CREDIT CARD FEES

Details on arrival

This program is available June, July and August annually with the start date on every Monday. Arrival on the Sunday prior to the start date.
Availability
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Duration
4 - 12 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
4 weeks (min. stay)
$ 110
12 weeks (max. stay)
$ 110
Average fees
$ 18 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. INVOLVE Travel will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with INVOLVE Travel during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or cash at arrival at the project site.

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Kids' Summer Camp

The program provides you a very rewarding cultural experience in Vietnam, be part of the team to help the kids in the Summer Camp by teaching them English.

$18/week

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