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Safely Arrived!

LizW, Dragons Admin

The group has arrived in the Dominican Republic and are getting ready to head to bed at their hotel. Looking forward to hearing more updates soon!...Read More

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Important Info for All Participants

Kelly Ward, Participant

Hi Students and Families, My name is Kelly and, as you know, I am Katie’s Nueva counterpart for this trip. Similar to Katie, I was lucky to travel from a young age. My father, an avid and passionate adventurer himself, was determined that I......Read More

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Introduction

Grady, Participant

Hello! My name is Grady and I’m going into 8th grade at Nueva. I’m very excited to go on this trip and become closer with everyone in the group. I chose to go on this trip because I wanted to go last year but unfortunately, I was too......Read More

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Kayla, Participant

Hi everyone! My name is Kayla and I’m going to be in 9th grade at Nueva. My hobbies include painting, playing soccer, and watching the Bachelor, Bachelorette, and Bachelor in Paradise. I’m very excited to be going to the DR and I hope to......Read More

Nueva Dominican Republic

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Introduction

Maya, Participant

Hi, my name is Maya, and I’m going into 8th grade at Bayside STEM Academy after the summer. During my free time, I enjoy hanging out with friends, watching YouTube, and playing tennis. This trip interested me because it seemed like a very......Read More

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Riley, Participant

Hi everyone! My name is Riley and I am a student at the Nueva school. Next year I will be a freshman, along with Kayla. I’m so excited to go on this trip because I have heard really good things about last years trip, and the itinerary sounds so......Read More

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Introduction

Kayla, Participant

Hi Everyone! My name is Kayla and I’m going to be a 9th grader at Nueva. I’m really excited to be going to the DR and hope to get to know everyone in the group better. I chose to go on this trip because I had heard about the dragons......Read More

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Introduction

Lucy, Participant

Hi! I’m Lucy and I’m going into 8th grade at Nueva. I love playing lacrosse, listening to music and being with my friends and family. I chose to go on this trip because it seemed like a very special opportunity that I wouldn’t get......Read More

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Introduction

Katie Saylor, Participant

I can’t believe in one week we travel to the Dominican Republic for our adventure! Since no one else is introducing themselves even though we asked everyone to do so before we leave (*COUGH* *COUGH* STUDENTS), I’ll introduce myself and......Read More

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Itinerary

Chelsea Muir, Participant

We are so excited to begin this journey with you all! Here is additional information on our itinerary, as well as the theme, or Focus of Inquiry, of our trip. Please feel free reach out to Katie and Kelly, Chelsea and Julio, or Liz and Simon if you......Read More

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Julio’s Introduction

Julio Louis, Instructor

Hello everyone, The countdown has started! I hope that you are doing well and are as excited as I am for this upcoming trip! I can’t wait to meet you and learn from everyone. My name is Julio and I have over ten years of experience......Read More

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Saludos a todos!

Chelsea Muir, Participant

Hello to everyone! My name is Chelsea, and I’ll be one of your instructors on the Dominican Republic course this summer. I lived in the Dominican Republic for a year and a half, working at an education nonprofit where I met my very good friend......Read More

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WELCOME TO YOUR NUEVA DOMINICAN REPUBLIC YAK...

LizW, Dragons Admin

Dear Students and Families, Welcome you to your Where There Be Dragons Yak Board for our collaborative “República Dominicana: El Ritmo Caribeño” program. In just over six weeks, you’ll bid farewell to home, and trade the busy hustle bustle......Read More