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Guatemala 4 week flight delayed

Julianne, Dragons Admin

Dear friends and families, The group flight has been delayed due to lightning, and unfortunately the Guatemala students and instructors are still on the runway waiting for the weather to pass.  The new departure time is currently set for 7:15 pm......Read More

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Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive - Group A

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Ready to Board!

Grace Barrett, Dragons Admin

Dear Family & Friends, Guatemala Group A has made it through security and are currently waiting at their international gate, ready to board their flight to Guatemala! Please look out for an updated post from the instructor team once the group......Read More

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Dragons 1-Minute Visual-Story Contest

Christina, Dragons Admin

Hello Summer Students! We've just decided to host our first ever "1-Minute Visual Story" Contest in addition to our regular end-of-program Photo Contest. Here's the details......Read More

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Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive - Group A

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Response to gift question

Parker, Instructor

In regards to the below post about bringing some local honey and maple syrup as gifts: we think that’d be fine provided that Rosie is willing to carry them around. We will be having three different Homestay families in different communities. Of......Read More

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Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive - Group A

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Host family gifts question

Ellen Abrams, Participant

Last minute question regarding homestay gifts. My daughter Rosie and I picked up a few local sample size little jars of honey and local maple syrup. It’s a bit heavy, but was a gift we wanted to share from our region in upstate New York. Any......Read More

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Instructor

Katherine Roundy, Participant

I hope you are all getting excited for the course to start in a few days! Jochen, Parker, and I are finishing staff training today in California and are really looking forward to seeing you all soon. Please be sure to send us your last minute......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive - Group A

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INTRODUCTION

Neil Narayanan, Participant

Hi, my name is Neil Narayanan. I finished my freshman year at a high school called USN in Nashville Tennessee. I have been taking Spanish at my school for the past 3 years. I enjoy math, science, music and running. I love traveling and seeing new......Read More

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Introduction

Gracie Evans, Participant

Hey everyone!! I’m Gracie Evans and I just finished my freshman year of high school. I live in Santa Monica, California and am a 20 minute walk from the beach! I love dancing, music, and anything active. As a child I spoke Spanish fluently,......Read More

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Introduction

Monica, Participant

Hola! My name is Monica Stoney and I live in Santa Barbara, California with my mom, dad, and brother. I just finished Freshman year, and for my Sophomore year I am going to a boarding school in Ojai called Thacher. I play indoor volleyball and beach......Read More

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Introduction

Sofia Quinton, Participant

Hola! My name is Sofia. I am 16 years old and just finished my sophomore year.  I am from a small town called Pacifica outside of San Francisco. I attend an all-girls school called Mercy. I really enjoy listening to all types of music, being out in......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive - Group A

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Harry Polsky, Participant

Hey My name is Harry and I just completed my freshman school year. I’m 15, live in New York City and go to Saint Anns School in Brooklyn Heights. I love playing basketball, reading historical fiction and playing jazz drums among other things.......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive - Group A, Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive - Group B, Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive - Group C

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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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An Introduction!

Rose Fitzgerald, Participant

Hey there! My name is Rose, I’m 15, and I live in beautiful Ithaca, NY. I’m currenly finishing up freshman year at my local high school, and desperately trying to study for exams despite the lovely weather. I love music, swimming, art......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive - Group A

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Introduction

Celine Sui, Participant

Hi everyone! My name is Celine and I am just finishing my freshman year in high school. I live in Seattle and go to an all-girl Catholic school in Bellevue called Forest Ridge. I love reading Shakespearian comedy, Chinese literature and......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive - Group A

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Introduction

Max Rubin, Participant

Hello, My name is Max. At the moment I live in New Delhi, India. I have been living in India for almost 6 years. Before that, I lived in Kisumu, Kenya. Kisumu is very rural part of Kenya, and its about a 30 minute plane ride from the capital of......Read More

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Hola a Todos!

Nicté, Instructor

Hi dear participants! My name is Nicté and I am a “chapina” – that’s how Guatemalans call themselves. I was born in Totonicapán, a department of Guatemala, and I lived there until I was 10 years old. Then I moved to Xela to a rural......Read More