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Boca Pariamanu

Samantha, Participant

Yesterday afternoon we arrived in Boca Pariamanu, a small community at the convergence of the Pariamanu and Las Piedras rivers, where we’ll be until July 6. We’re staying at the Maloca with Fauna Forever, an organization which works with local......Read More

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Hi from Puerto Maldonado!

Carson, Clara , Dragons Admin

Hola friends and family, Clara and Carson here! We’re only five days into this trip, and this group of people already feels like a family. After spending hours at the airports its kind of hard to not begin to feel this way. We’ve been......Read More

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Peru: Sacred Mountains (4-week)

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Transitioning to Boca!

Ben Daley (Instructor), Instructor

Hi everyone, We have had a wonderful orientation in the forest neighboring Puerto Maldonado. The students have ventured into town twice, searching through markets to find local produce, snacks, and juice stands showing every game of the World Cup.......Read More

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We have arrived!!!!!

The Instructos, Instructor

Dear families and friends, we are finally at our orientation site! We had a long day traveling and as we get ready to finish our first day of orientation we wanted to share a picture of the group together with you. We are getting to know each other......Read More

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Peru: Sacred Mountains (4-week)

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Group has arrived in Puerto Maldonado!

Julianne, Dragons Admin

Dear Peru 4 families and friends, The group has arrived to their orientation site in Puerto Maldonado, a tropical outpost in the Peruvian Amazon.  Their flight from Lima was several hours delayed, but all are happy and well and excited to jump into......Read More

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Together and delayed in Lima

Ben Daley, Participant

Hey everybody, Our group flight from Lima to Puerto Maldonado has been changed from 9am to 2pm. After cards/reading/napping, we have moved some of our planned lessons to our new airport classroom! We plan to arrive in Puerto around 4:30pm Peru time.......Read More

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At our gate in Miami!

Ben Daley, Instructor

Hi everyone, All of those who are departing from Miami have united with the group! We will be meeting our last student, Luca, in Lima. Ana will be waiting for us at our final destination at the Puerto Maldonado, Peru airport! Updates to come after......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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Ready for this adventure to begin

The Instructors, Instructor

Hello dear students! We can’t wait to see you in Miami very soon! We have been in a training to get ready for our course. Here we are in our orientation campsite watching the sunset with our friend Itza. We feel ready to start this adventure with......Read More

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Hey

Julia Dase, Participant

Hi y’all! My name is Julia. I am 15 and super excited to meet all of you! We have less than a week! I enjoy music, robotics, doing sculpture, and exploring outside. I have taken one year of Spanish at school so I am hoping this trip will help me......Read More

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Hello everyone

Thomas Sciulli, Participant

My name is Tommy Sciulli and I am 15 years old.  I live in Rye, New York and am very excited to meet all of you guys and get to know you better. I love a good adventure. The most adventurous thing that I have accomplished is skydiving at 15,000......Read More

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¡Hola Todos!

Sophia Ortega, Participant

Hey guys, my name is Sophia Ortega. I am so excited to meet all of you in almost a week! I have been looking forward for our trip together for months now ( I’ve been counting down for 150 days). This will be my third time out of the country......Read More

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Hello!

Sam Shelffo-McGrath, Participant

Hi all! My name is Sam and I’m 15. I like drawing, dancing, reading, and music (Lorde, the Mountain Goats, Enya, Mitski, Natalia Lafourcade, etc!) and I’m super excited to meet all of you. I also have a little experience with dragons......Read More

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Peru: Sacred Mountains (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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¡Hola!

Teva Corwin, Participant

¡Hola a todos! My name is Teva (yes, like the shoes!!!) and I love eating, taking photos, running, talking, sleeping, reading, hiking, and listening to music (some favorites include: Wild Child, The Beatles, The Head and the Heart, Chance the......Read More

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Introduction!!

Carson Hopkins, Participant

Hey guys! My name is Carson! I am an avid hiker, fisher, kayaker and just in general a lover of anything outside, spending as much time as I can there. One of the main draws to this course is the opportunity to be surrounded by the Peruvian......Read More