Trip Reports.

Each year we welcome over 2,500 students and staff from schools worldwide.

2019 Trips

AISB Year 6-9
Updated about 7 months ago

5 -7 November 2019

Chanthaburi

Forest and Marine...

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Berkeley International School, Grade 5
Updated about 7 months ago

27-28 November

Barge and Ko Kret

Chao Phraya River Adventure!

Lifejackets on, students were ready to board the ferry and visit the island of Ko Kret. Known for its pottery, people on the...

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Ascot International School, Year 3
Updated about 7 months ago

25 and 29 November

Barge trip

Investigating the Chao Phraya

All aboard! Ascot year 3 came to learn all about the Chao Phraya watershed and what better way to do it than on our floating classroom!

After...

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Harrow International School

15-19 November 2019

Year 13 students joined the staff from Barge Program to explore Ranong’s Marine Ecosystems, which provide an excellent location for fieldwork, allowing students the opportunity to explore...

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Studying Environmental Systems in Ranong
Updated about 7 months ago

Prem International School, Chiang Mai

28 September – 1 October 2019

Barge Program were delighted to welcome students from Prem International School Grade 12 Environmental Systems class to take part in their first Ranong marine ecosystem...

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RIS G6
Updated about 9 months ago

Khao Yai trip

16-18 Dec 2019

Khao Yai  National Park is a world away from the crazy city of Bangkok. Grade 6 students of Ruamrudee International School learnt how bioindicators can be used to assess water and air quality and discussed...

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Garden Bangkok Year 6
Updated about 9 months ago

The year 6 students from Garden Bangkok had a fun four day trip travelling on the Chao Phraya River on our barge and exploring the ancient capital of Ayutthaya. The trip was focussed on settlements and looked at why it is common for communities to settle near...

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United World College Phuket,
Updated about 9 months ago

2-4  December 2019

Ranong

Transect surveys in heavy rain and muddy walks through the mangroves – the grade 11 students from United World College Phuket enjoyed exploring a range of coastal marine ecosystems in Ranong with the Barge...

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International School Bangkok
Updated about 9 months ago

December 2, 3, 4 2019

Ko Kret

The barge team have been busy on three separate day trips taking the grade 1 students from International School Bangkok (ISB) to Ko Kret. They spent the day learning about how the island was created, the Mon...

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International School of Bangkok, G4
Updated about 9 months ago

25-26 November 2019

Water in Khao Yai: An Adventure!

Escaping the heat of Bangkok and embracing the wind with 120 students at Khao Yai National Park was only the beginning of this fortunate adventure. We learned all about water and how it...

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Brighton international College, Y9
Updated about 9 months ago

27 November 2019

Snake Farm Visit

Getting up close to one of Thailand’s most venomous animals might not be everyone’s idea of a day out; but the year 9 students of Brighton College embraced the challenge to aid their understanding...

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Prem International School
Updated about 9 months ago

November 26-29 2019

Sukothai

The grade 7 students from PREM School headed to Sukothai province for a busy four day trip. Sukothai province holds the ancient capital of Thailand. The students got straight off the buses and we hired bikes to...

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Regents Bangkok
Updated about 9 months ago

November 19-21 2019

Samut Songkram and Samut Sakhon

The year 5’s from Regents Bangkok had a busy 4 day trip to Samut Songkram and Samut Sakhon,  provinces in the south west famous for their natural resource use.

On the...

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18-22 November 2019

Exploring Life in The North (Chiang Mai)

Regent’s joined us for a fun week exploring the north of Thailand. Their objectives were to develop their teamwork skills, investigate the natural environments of mountains,...

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Harrow International School, year 5
Updated about 9 months ago

12,13,14,19 November, 2 December 2019

Today Harrow had a busy morning with the barge team, observing and studying the river in our floating classroom. Year 5 set out to learn about human impact on the river, which was achieved through river observations and an exciting...

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International School of Bangkok, G4
Updated about 9 months ago

25 -26  November 2019

Water in Khao Yai: An Adventure!

Escaping the heat of Bangkok and embracing the wind with 120 students at Khao Yai National Park was only the beginning of this fortunate adventure. We learned all...

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Wellington College Bangkok, Y4
Updated about 9 months ago

12 – 15 November, 2019

Chanthaburi

Starting our beachside residential with an informative visit to the aquarium, where students saw an array of marine species while looking at the benefits and disadvantages of such...

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Keerapat International School
Updated about 9 months ago

16 October – 18 October 2019

Samae San

One hundred staff and students from Keerapat International School (KPIS) met the barge team in south-east Thailand. Their trip objectives were to observe and discuss human impacts on marine...

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Team-building, communication and making new friends

12 September 2019

Students from years 6-13 visited the Supanburi Buffalo Village for a fun House Camp. Through learning about traditional Thai farming practices and games the students...

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Amnuay Silpa School
Updated about 9 months ago

9 , 10 September 2019

We were delighted to welcome Amnuay Silpa to the sunny grounds of Wat Chalerm Prakiat in Nonthaburi.

The students enjoyed a hands-on day of investigations, including examining macroinvertebrates and considering the impact of gradient and...

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Annie’s Language Camp
Updated about 9 months ago

October 23, 2019

Bang Pu Recreation Center

Our day at Bang Pu with Annie’s Language Camp started early by participating in the restoration of valuable mangrove forests, planting native trees and enjoying time in the mud. Later in the...

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20-23 August 2019

Excitement, anticipation, nervousness- these were some of the emotions the Barge Program’s new staff were feeling as they met the  Chao Phraya River for the first time.

But by the time they had watched a few sand barges slide by, canoed...

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Samsen Wittayalai , M2
Updated about 1 year ago

Despite it being early morning and the weekend, Samsen M2 jumped straight in to our activities in order to learn about the Chao Phraya River and how plants, people and animals all use it. 
First up was River Observations where we spent time on the barge watching the world go by,...

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Rising Star, China
Updated about 1 year ago

Investigating Biodiversity in the South of Thailand

1 - 14 July 2019

 

Memories start as you get on the plane farewelling the places that you have got to know during your trip. What amazing memories the Rising Star students took...

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Ruamradee International School
Updated about 1 year ago

14, 15, 16 May 2019

Barge Trip

Three groups of Grade 5 students from Ruamradee International School joined us for a day on the barge exploring the features of the Chao Phraya River and the influences humans and pollution have on the river...

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Headstart International School, Phuket
Updated about 1 year ago

From Bangkok to Ayutthaya

29 April 2019 - 1 May 2019


We observed the river environment and did some activities about water quality and pollution issues. In the afternoon, the fun part was barge crews. All the students separated into four...

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27 Feb-1 March 2019

Khao Yai

 

2 poems by Gabi aged 9

 

Birds fly out of their nests

Elephants swim in the...

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18 -​ 22 February, 2019

Kanchanaburi

 

It was another busy week for the students of Nord Anglia Hong Kong as they travelled to Thailand to explore Kanchanaburi Province. A day of WW2 History, an elephant service project...

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11-15 February 2019

Kanchanaburi

 

The Barge Program was delighted to welcome students from the newly opened Wellington College International School, Bangkok, for their first ever residential trip. The intrepid explorers headed...

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Garden International School (GIS) Rayong
Updated about 1 year ago

13 - 15 March 2019

Chanthaburi

 

A small group of 16 students from Garden International School joined the Barge team for three days in Chanthaburi.  During their trip,  they had fun learning about the importance of the mangrove...

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Rattanaburi English Program
Updated about 1 year ago

11 – 13 March, 2019

Chanthaburi

What a fun week we had with Rattanaburi students, coming all the way from Surin! Our aim this week was to practice our English skills while learning about the natural world and the importance of our mangrove and marine habitats, and the...

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Brighton International College
Updated about 1 year ago

14-17 Jan 2019

Kanchanaburi 

We finally escaped the smog of Bangkok and arrived in the beautiful fresh air of Charloem Rattanakosin National Park. After checking in to our accommodation, we started preparing for our jungle cooking session....

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Early Learning Centre, Year 4
Updated about 1 year ago

Khao Yai

In the early morning, we drove nine very excited but incredibly well behaved  ELC, Y4 students to Khao Yai. We were so lucky to have many real world educational opportunities. For example, immediately upon our arrival there was a gibbon using unusual calls to locate...

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13-15 February 2019

Khao Yai

We were joined in Khao Yai by year 4 students from Regent’s International School Bangkok. As we entered through the gates of the National Park the atmosphere changed from restlessness to excitement. Students...

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KIS Grade 4
Updated about 1 year ago

20 – 22 February 2019

Ayutthaya

Arriving at the historical Fort Pom Phet before lunchtime, Grade 4 started their Ayutthayan adventure by observing the river and comparing its uses today to those in the 14th – 16th centuries. This...

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11 - 15 February, 2019

Exploring Life in The North (Chiang Mai)

The students were invited to reflect on their relationship with and impact on the environment and learned about the natural world, focusing specifically on mountains. One of the...

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Khao Yai National Park

4 – 8 February 2019

The students immersed themselves to their new wild surroundings and adapted to the rainforest environment very quickly.  The students were treated to some wonderful wildlife moments...

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Bromsgrove International School Year 8
Updated about 1 year ago

28 January – 1 February, 2019

Chanthaburi

Naomi, Te, and I were waiting at 8am on Monday in the red and white halls of the prestigious Bromsgrove international school, peering at the accolades of previous alumni that adorn the walls,...

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Bangkok Patana Year 6
Updated about 1 year ago

20-25 January, 28 January - 1 February, 2019

Chanthaburi

Like driftwood washed up on the beach, residential programs contribute to the change and growth in young people.

Y6 students from Bangkok Patana International School...

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St Andrews Samakee
Updated about 1 year ago

9-11 January 2019

Kanchanaburi

After a long journey to Kanchanaburi, we arrived at the famous Bridge over the River Kwai for our first history lesson and some sketching of the bridge. After lunch we explored the Jeath Museum, and were lucky...

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Early Learning Centre, Year 1
Updated about 1 year ago

21, 22 and 23 January, 2019

Exploring the Chao Phraya

Having arrived early in order to prepare, (the deck was soon cleared, journals and pencils clipped together, life jackets laying in neat rows,) our barge team settled in for what we...

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St. Andrews International School 107, Y7
Updated about 1 year ago

8 - 11 January, 2019

An adventure in Chanthaburi

 

Camping at Khao Kitchikut,

Having fun jungle cooking,

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ISB G5
Updated about 1 year ago

14 – 16, 16 – 18 January, 2019

Chanthaburi

On a morning reminiscent of 18th century London smog, Bangkok was barely visible as the barge team left early on Monday, happy to be leaving the city behind for the sands and sea of Chanthaburi....

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ISB Girl Scouts
Updated about 1 year ago

Barge Trip

12-13 January, 2019

ISB Girl Scouts joined us for a weekend on the Barge. The girls were great to work with; they actively engaged in Barge Crews cooking yummy breakfast, lunch and dinners for the...

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Fernhill Canada, and St Andrews USA
Updated about 1 year ago

4 – 6 January 2019

Ayutthaya

Fernhill School (Canada) and St Andrew’s School (USA) joined the Barge team for a third successive year for a “Once in a lifetime” trip to Ayutthaya, Thailand. 

Day 1: After...

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