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Indonesia: Community, Culture, & Conservation

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Intro

Jackson Klingelhofer, Participant

Hello everybody, My name is Jackson Klingelhofer and I was born in raised about 20 minutes north of San Francisco California. I like to surf a lot, skateboard, draw and paint, explore, hangout with my dog, and my friends. While I am sad to leave my......Read More

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Morgan Vigo, Participant

Hi everyone! My name is Morgan Vigo and I am from a tiny city about 30 minutes from San Francisco. Living in California has brought out my passion for nature- I have been a beekeeper for the past 10 years, I love to going to the mountains to......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Indonesia

Indonesia: Community, Culture, & Conservation

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Q&A: backpack

Mina, Participant

Hello! I bought my travel backpack a few weeks ago before the updated master packing list was posted on the yak board, so I bought a 70 liter pack following  the proportions listed in the earlier packing list in the CPM (65-80 liters). I am now......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Indonesia

Indonesia: Community, Culture, & Conservation

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Q&A: Dresses

Courtney fortney, Participant

Q: Can girls wear dresses and/or skirts that go to their knees?  Or only long? Thank you Courtney. A: Hi Courtney, Girls skits/dresses/shorts need to sit below their knees. For dresses/skirts, a good test is to put on the dress and raise your arms......Read More

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Thorne WS, Participant

Hey there! I’m Thorne and I’m from Seattle. I’m 18 and I really love to hike and be out in nature, so being in the pacific northwest is a really good fit for me, especially when it’s foggy or rainy. I’m taking a gap......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Indonesia

Indonesia: Community, Culture, & Conservation

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RE: Your Voice, Your Vote!

I-team, Participant

Hey Indonesia crew! We absolutely encourage you to set up your absentee ballot before leaving home. Visit this link and select your state for some helpful details and to fill out the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA). If it is at all an option......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Indonesia

Indonesia: Community, Culture, & Conservation

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TRAVELING, PLANES, AND HEALTH

I-Team, Participant

Hi Everybody, Your instructors are gearing up to head to Chiangmai, Thailand, where we’ll be having our own orientation and training with the other Dragons Asia instructors before heading back to Yogyakarta (Jogja) to finish some last minute tasks......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Indonesia

Indonesia: Community, Culture, & Conservation

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Homestay Gifts

I-Team, Instructor

Halo, semuanya! Today we’re bringing you some information on gifts for homestay families. It is highly recommended that you bring gifts for your families to show your appreciation and while it can be kind of tricky figuring out what to give......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Indonesia

Indonesia: Community, Culture, & Conservation

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Departure Day Details & Reminders

Carin, Dragons Admin

Dear Dragons Students & Parents, Your journey is right around the corner and we can’t wait to meet you! Below is a reminder about your day-of travel details. Should you need to reach our staff during students’ travel days (both during AND......Read More

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Your Voice, Your Vote!

Aaron, Dragons Admin

Dear Fall 2018 Student, If you’re a US citizen, many of you are probably asking if it’s possible to vote in this year’s midterm election cycle, and if so, how to go about doing so while on-course. In some areas of the world in which we work,......Read More

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Intro :)

Isabel DuBois, Participant

Greetings!! My name is Isabel DuBois and I am from Portland, Maine which is a cool ~funky~ small coastal city. I am 18 and taking a gap year before attending Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. I have always loved to travel to places both far and......Read More

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Connor Intro

Connor, Participant

My name is Connor. I am from Wisconsin but live in Boulder, Colorado. I am going to the University of Wisconsin next year. I am an outdoorsy and sporty person. I play tennis and golf in my free time but love to ski, hike, bike, fish… I love to......Read More

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Bahasa Indonesia

Instructor Team, Instructor

Apa kabar murid-murid Naga! (How are you Dragons’s students!) Bellow are few basic Indonesian phrases that you can start practicing at home and on the plane to Indonesia. You’ll quickly realize how even a few words in Bahasa Indonesia can help......Read More

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What is an ISP?

Instructor Team, Instructor

What is an Independent Study Project (ISP)? The goal of the ISP component is that you find something you are passionate about that combines inspiration from your Head, Hands and Heart. In many ways the ISP is the culmination of your Dragons course;......Read More