Explore our Base Houses

Explore our Base Houses

With Rustic Pathways, you don’t need to choose between meaningful service and comfortable accommodations. Our bases provide familiar living standards and easy access to service projects. They facilitate local immersion while ensuring our students can rest comfortably, play happily, serve wholeheartedly, and learn from their experiences.

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. Students sleep in bunk beds, and access hot showers and western toilets.

Program at this Base House: Intro to Community Service in Costa Rica

Eco-Lodge Base

Momi Bay, Fiji

Perfectly balancing an island getaway with access to meaningful service, our Eco-Lodge boasts bunk beds, solar-heated showers, and standard western toilets.

Programs at this Base House: Sun, Sand, and International Service and Intro to Community Service in Fiji


Ricefields Service Base

Ban Chiang Yuen, Thailand

Our largest service base, Ricefields features modern amenities. Students can expect single beds, hot showers, western toilets and air conditioning.

Programs at this Base House: Ricefields, Monks, and Smiling Children and Intro to Community Service in Thailand

Rustic Pathways Hill Tribe Service Base

Mae Sariang, Thailand

Nestled in verdant ricefields, Rustic Pathways Hill Tribe Service Base blends a unique program experiences with accommodation. It features mattresses with mosquito nets, warm showers, and western toilets.

Programs at this Base House: Access to Education: Hill Tribe Support Project and Life on the Margin

Additional Rustic Pathways Base Houses

Country Base House Programs
Australia Glass House Mountains Service Base Aussie Surf and Service
Cambodia Kampong Cham Service Base The Cambodia Children’s Project
Costa Rica Surf and Service Base Surf and Service
Dominican Republic Mountain Air Service Base Mountain Air and Village Service
Fiji Highlands Service Base Highlands and Islands Service Immersion
Fiji Islands Service Base Marine Service and Adventure, Impact of Climate Change on Marine Environments
Laos Mekong Service Base Wonders of Laos
United States New Orleans Service Base Rebuilding the American Dream