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Important Update: Volcanic Activity in Guatemala

Julianne, Dragons Admin

Dear Guatemala Summer students and families, As you may already be aware, the Fuego Volcano in Guatemala has been erupting over the past 24 hours, tragically causing fatalities in villages located on the slopes and immediate vicinity of the volcano.......Read More

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Introduction

Rory Eggler, Participant

Hi there, my name is Rory! I live in Seattle where the weather is quite sunny right now despite being called the rainy city. I have two dogs, a Chow Chow and a Corgi Australian Shepard. I have an older sister named Jansen who is 17 and just......Read More

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Introduction

Anja Carter, Participant

Hey everyone! My name is Anja (it’s pronounced Anne-yah). I’m 16, and just finishing grade ten. My last final exam is on June 27th, so it’ll be a quick transition, but I can’t wait for our trip together! I love music, theatre, the outdoors,......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive - Group A

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Pre-Course Assignments

Jochen, Instructor

Dragones! The great adventure is less than one month away – can you believe it? We are super excited and are working each day to make sure this trip will be an unforgettable experience for all of us. But there is one thing even more important......Read More

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Packing Tips

Katherine, Jochen, and Parker, Instructor

Hola Dragoncitos. We write today to give you some tips to help you pack for our Guatemala trip.  We know that packing for an adventure like this is daunting, but don’t worry too much.  Just breathe and relax, after all it is just stuff. This Yak......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive - Group A

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A Note on Social Networking

Carin, Dragons Admin

Dear Summer 2018 Travelers, It’s great to see your Yak Board come to life! This is a very exciting time of year for all of us, and while we understand that you’re likely anxious to meet your traveling companions, we have a request for you:......Read More

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Our Technology Policy

Katherine, Jochen, & Parker, Instructor

Dearest Dragoncitos, Let’s talk about electronics. This brief note is to remind you that you won’t need any electronics on this course. If you would like to bring something, please follow these guidelines: WHAT? Not permitted: Cell phones,......Read More

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Saludos desde Guatemala!

Jochen Gahrau, Instructor

Dear fellow adventurers, I hope you are as excited as I am to explore the amazing country of Guatemala! Expect to see lush mountains and valleys, volcanoes, remote villages, sprawling, colorful markets, super friendly people, incredibly crafted......Read More

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Hola Amigos!

Parker Pflaum, Instructor

Hello fellow travelers, Very soon we will be journeying together in a country and culture probably very different from that which you have known.  We don’t know each other yet, but by the end of our trip, we will have shared so much– the thick......Read More

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A WARM WELCOME FROM YOUR PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Julianne, Dragons Admin

Dear friends, travelers, dreamers, families, and fellow adventurers, ¡Bienvenidos a un verano inolvidable en Guatemala! I hope this letter finds you well and enjoying the spring season. Wherever you are, I imagine hints of summer are in the air and......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive - Group A

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Welcome to the Yak Board!

The Dragons Admin Team, Dragons Admin

Dear Summer 2018 students, Welcome to the Dragons community and your course’s Yak Board! You can think of your course’s Yak Board as a online group journal and virtual bulletin board. Pre-course, your instructors will use the board to......Read More