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Embarking on Trek

Jackson Cooper, Dragons Admin

After spending the last few days in the picturesque valley of Phyang getting to know each other and preparing for the journey ahead, the group has completed their orientation phase. They are now beginning their first trek: 5 days hiking through the......Read More

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The Gang’s All Here

Aaron, Dragons Admin

After what seemed like ages of delays and reroutings, we’re thrilled to announce that the North India four-week team is whole and finally all together. Moving froward, after a few days acclimating and learning about agriculture on the Tibetan......Read More

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North India 4 Arrives in Delhi

Aaron, Dragons Admin

Dear Family and Friends, The North india 4 week participants are in Delhi and resting before their flights to Leh tomorrow morning local time. They will arrive in Leh, Ladakh later that morning and transit to their orientation site just outside the......Read More

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Onward toward Delhi

Aaron, Dragons Admin

Dear friends and family, The North India 4-week participants are on their way from Newark to India. We’re sad to say that some students missed the international flight due to weather delays, so the entire group will meet up in India. I suppose......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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The Ice Stupas of Ladakh

I-Team, Participant

Hello fellow travelers! Your three instructors are currently in the Eastern Sierras at our all-staff orientation. We’re busy planning our course and getting ready to see you in just over one week! As you might have seen from our itinerary, we will......Read More

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North India: Roof of the World (4-week)

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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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North India: Roof of the World (4-week)

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Packing List Clarification

Christy, Aditya, Uttara , Instructor

Dear parents and participants of the North India 4-week course, We wanted to update you about item(s) on the Packing List that you do NOT need to bring. The last bullet point on the Packing List for “Personal Items” states that you......Read More

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North India: Roof of the World (4-week)

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Response to Claire

Christy, Instructor

Hi Claire! Thanks for introducing yourself! I’d highly encourage others to do the same too! Thanks for writing with your questions about malaria. We always ask that our students receive medical advice from a doctor, as they certainly know more......Read More

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North India: Roof of the World (4-week)

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Introduction & Question About Malaria!

Claire Brady, Participant

Hello! My name is Claire and I’m from Portland, Maine, although I go to school outside of Boston, Massachusetts. I’m 17 years old and play basketball and row. I also absolutely love hiking, the outdoors, and plants/gardening! I am......Read More

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North India: Roof of the World (4-week)

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Response to Elliott’s Questions!

Christy, Instructor

Hi Elliott and everyone, It’s great to see some questions popping up here–we’re all getting excited about what’s ahead! I wanted to address Elliott’s 3 questions. 1) Cosmetics/toiletries: Anything that you need, you can......Read More

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North India: Roof of the World (4-week)

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Hello and a few questions.

Elliott Bloom, Participant

Hello. I’m Elliott Bloom and I will be one of the students traveling with everyone this summer. I am 15 years old and I currently live in Virginia but have moved around a lot in the past 6 years. I was born in Colorado and have lived there......Read More

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An Update to the Packing List

Instructors, Participant

Dearest students, We hope that you are getting as excited as we are about our 4-week adventure in the Himalayas. As this time approaches, we are sure you might have some questions about what to pack and what not to! Please write to us with any and......Read More

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North India: Roof of the World (4-week)

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ON ELECTRONICS

Aditya Shrestha, Instructor

Hi everyone! We are so, so excited to begin our adventure with all of you. One of the things we want to offer you is a fully present and meaningful experience. For four weeks, we’re going to try to unplug to plug in; the world will be our......Read More

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North India: Roof of the World (4-week)

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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