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Introduction

Maggie Collins, Participant

Hola! My name is Maggie Collins, I’m 18 years old and am a senior at MDIHS. I enjoy hiking, dancing and singing, swimming in the cold lakes, walking along our rocky beaches, and hanging out with my friends. I moved to the island from Atlanta,......Read More

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Chase, Participant

Hola! My name is Chase McGee. I’m at 18 and a senior at Mount Desert Island High School. I enjoy playing music, getting outdoors, and hanging out with friends and family. I will be attending college in North Carolina next fall where I’ll......Read More

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¡Hola todos!

Nick Duley, Participant

My name is Nick and I am a senior at Mount Desert Island High School. I come from a loving family of five who have shaped me to be who I am today. I love spending time outside our beautiful National Park, hammocking with my friends, and staying......Read More

WTBD Yaks from China

Riverdale China

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IMPORTANT – Return Flight Update

LizW, Dragons Admin

Hello friends and families, As you are likely aware, the Riverdale group was unable to board their original flight from Beijing to New York. We are currently working with our travel agent to find out why the airline did not allow them on their......Read More

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The last couple of days

LizW, Dragons Admin

Hello friends and families, The group has reported that the last two days have been all about reflecting on experiences from the trip as well as swimming and surfing in the Indian Ocean—the warmest water any of us have been in. This morning they......Read More

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Taj Mahal

Jocelyn, Participant

We arrived in Agra on Tuesday afternoon after three hours of horn-honking and swerving in and out of traffic from Delhi. We quickly checked into the hotel and were greeted by four members of the Agra Historical Society and we got right to work......Read More

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Introduction

Quincy, Participant

¡Hola! My name is Quincy, I was raised in a small village called Salisbury Cove, which is just outside of Bar Harbor. Growing up with Acadia National Park in my backyard made me appreciate the outdoors and inspired my passions. In the spring and......Read More

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Environment and Spirituality

Brooke, Instructor

Hola from Itza and Brooke.  We are writing from San Lucas Tolimán.  We arrived at IMAP where we learned about permaculture, the “three sisters” of Central America (corn, beans and squash) and the negative effects of monocultive......Read More

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Maggie Strong, Participant

Hi! My name’s Maggie, I’m 17 and a senior at MDIHS. I love to travel, read and work out. I’m headed to college next fall to study neuroscience at Wheaton College. I’m super excited to go to Guatemala in a few weeks and be......Read More

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Julia Link, Participant

¡Hola! My name is Julia Link and I am a senior at Mount Desert Island High School. Living on the island my whole life, I am beyond excited and ready for this opportunity to travel to Guatemala. This will be my first experience out of the country......Read More

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Rachelle Swanson, Participant

Hola, soy Rachelle Swanson. Tengo 16 años. Vivo en un lugar muy bello y pienso que vivir aquí me ha dado una apreciación por el medio ambiente. Yo amo viajar y ver lugares nuevos y amo estudiar idiomas. En my vida quiero aprender hablar francés......Read More

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Rachel Carignan, Participant

¡Hola! My name is Rachel Carignan, I’m a senior at MDIHS and I moved here from Portland, Maine when I was 12 years old! I love to travel and was blessed with a family that is capable of visiting new places. I first left the country when I was......Read More

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Hannah, Participant

Hola! Me llamo Hannah. I am currently a Junior and I have lived on MDI my whole life. I greatly enjoy swimming, being in the outdoors, spending time with little kids, and traveling. I found a quote that resembled why I travel in the Why We......Read More

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Maddy Good, Participant

Hi, my name is Maddy! I am 17 years old and a senior at MDIHS. I love being outside, whether that be hiking, swimming, or walking my dog. I also love playing basketball as well as hanging out with my family and friends. I will be attending the......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Mount Desert Island Guatemala

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¡Hola!

Isabella, Participant

I’m Isabella Wellman-Webster, I am 18 years old and from Bar Harbor, Maine. I enjoy dancing, practicing yoga, baking, and hanging out with my family. I will be attending St. Lawrence University to pursue neuroscience this upcoming fall. I am......Read More