At Rustic Pathways, you do not need to choose between meaningful service and a comfortable living environment. Our set of purpose-built service bases provide accommodation with familiar living standards, private rooms for teachers, and easy access to service projects with our long-standing partner communities. Our bases facilitate local immersion while ensuring our students can rest comfortably, play happily, serve wholeheartedly, and learn from their experiences.

Ricefields Base

Udon Thani, Thailand

Our largest service base, Ricefields offers a swimming pool, workout facilities, a Thai sala, internet cafe, fishing pond, rice fields, and a few wandering water buffalo!
Capacity: 120 Students
Beds: Single Beds
Showers: Hot
Toilets: Standard Western
Air Conditioning: Yes

Mekong Base

Luang Prabang, Laos

Boasting beautiful views of the Mekong River, this base is designed to provide a rural village living experience with access to all of the resources and activities of Laos’ primary cultural city.
Capacity: 100 Students
Beds: Mattresses with Mosquito Nets
Showers: Intermittently Hot
Toilets: Standard Western
Air Conditioning: No

Rustic Pathways Children’s Home

Mae Sariang, Thailand

Nestled in verdant rice fields, the RPCH is one of the largest teak structures in Thailand. The base includes a boarding facility for children of hill tribe villages as well as program accommodation.
Capacity: 95 Students
Beds: Mattresses with Mosquito Nets
Showers: Hot
Toilets: Standard Western
Air Conditioning: No

Eco-Lodge Base

Momi Bay, Fiji

Perfectly balancing an island getaway with access to meaningful service, our Eco-Lodge boasts a swimming pool, soccer fields, and sweeping views of the South Pacific Ocean.
Capacity: 100 Students
Beds: Bunk Beds
Showers: Solar Hot
Toilets: Standard Western
Air Conditioning: No

Mountain Air Base

Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic

Enjoy the Dominican Republic’s mountainous interior from this comfortable base. After service, cool off in the pool or make use of the soccer field or volleyball and basketball courts.
Capacity: 90 Students
Beds: Bunk Beds
Showers: Intermittently Hot
Toilets: Standard Western
Air Conditioning: No

Volcano and Rainforest Base

La Fortuna, Costa Rica

Situated on the edge of a rainforest reserve and under Arenal Volcano’s shadow, this base allows ample space for playing outdoor games, swimming in the pool, or relaxing in a hammock.
Capacity: 45 Students
Beds: Bunk Beds
Showers: Hot
Toilets: Standard Western
Air Conditioning: No

Island Base

Somosomo Village, Fiji

Capacity: 24 Students
Beds: Camp Beds
Showers: Cold
Toilets: Outhouse
Air Conditioning: No

Highlands Base

Nasivikoso, Fiji

Capacity: 24 Students
Beds: Sleeping Mats
Showers: Cold
Toilets: Standard Western
Air Conditioning: No

New Orleans Service Base

New Orleans, United States

Capacity: 25 Students
Beds: Bunk Beds
Showers: Hot
Toilets: Standard Western
Air Conditioning: Yes