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Cambodia: Peace-Building & Conservation

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Introduction

AnnaRose Craig, Participant

Hi everyone, I’m AnnaRose. You can also call me ARC if you want! I live in Colorado with my mom, dad, and older brother. I am 16 years old and I will be a senior next year at Summit High School. In my free time I enjoy hiking, making art, playing......Read More

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Intro!

Lucy, Participant

Hi, I’m Lucy! I live in Needham, Massachusetts (suburb of Boston) and am going into my senior year. I am a swimmer and play water polo during the off-season. Some of my hobbies are horse-back riding, reading, and watching the news (sometimes).......Read More

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Intro!

ruby murray, Participant

Hi I am Ruby! I live in New York City with parents and sister. I’m 16 and just finished my sophomore year at NYC Lab High School and next semester I am going to The Mountain School. I am a dancer and I do ballet, modern, and contemporary. I have......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Cambodia

Cambodia: Peace-Building & Conservation

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Introduction

Harry, Participant

Hi guys I’m Harry from New York City and I’m entering my junior year at saint Ann’s school in Brooklyn (surprisingly a secular school). Some of my interests include history, which was a central reason why I chose this trip, progressive german......Read More

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Pre-Course Tasks

Instructor Team, Instructor

“We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next, to find ourselves” – Pico Iyer Greetings Fellow Dragons! All of us have chosen to travel this summer – and not in the usual way of hotels, swimming pools, and western......Read More

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Dragons 1-Minute Visual-Story Contest

Dragons HQ, Dragons Admin

Hello Summer Students! Just wanted to share with you the details of our annual “1-Minute Visual Story” Contest… The goals of Dragons Visual-Story contest are to: Share visual story through student and in-the-field perspectives.......Read More

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Ready, Set…. (A Note from a Past Dragons...

Carin, Dragons Admin

Future Dragons, I hope you’re getting excited for the enlightening adventure that awaits you! I can tell you from experience that there is nothing quite like the feeling of being on a Dragons trip. From filling out the application and beginning to......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Cambodia

Cambodia: Peace-Building & 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

WTBD Yaks from Cambodia

Cambodia: Peace-Building & Conservation

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Electronics Policy

Instructor Team, Instructor

Hi all, One of the things that makes Dragons programs so magical is that without the tempting distraction of a smart phone lurking in our pocket, we are forced to be fully present in our experience. Technology is amazing, and it is incredible how......Read More

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Our Tentative Itinerary

Instructor Team, Instructor

Our journey throughout Cambodia will commence in Siem Reap. Located along the northwest stretches of the Tonle Sap lake, Siem Reap is most well known for the temples of Angkor Wat. We will spend time during our orientation getting to know each other......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Cambodia

Cambodia: Peace-Building & Conservation

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UPDATED GO-TO CAMBODIA PACKING LIST

Instructor Team, Instructor

At times when planning for a grand journey, ‘preparation’ may simply mean becoming more comfortable with the unknown. For packing, the necessities are an open mind, a positive and humble attitude, and a healthy body. In terms of physical items,......Read More

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INSTRUCTOR INTRODUCTION

seavyi yonn, Instructor

Choum Reap Sou! Hello everyone! My name is Seavyi. I am so thrilled to be a part of this upcoming trip. I can’t wait to be working together with each and every one of you to create the most fun and experiential trip out in this beautiful country......Read More

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Instructor Intro from Kelsey

Kelsey Dailey, Instructor

Suasdey (hello) friends! My name is Kelsey and I am so honored and STOKED to be a part of your instructor team for Cambodia this summer! I am writing now from Tucson, Arizona, a vibrant city not far from the US-Mexican border. With excitement......Read More

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Instructor Intro – Brendon

Brendon Thomas, Instructor

Soursdey (Hello in Khmer)! Welcome Cambo Summer Students! Your instructor team is eager to meet you. We are excited to learn about your interests, passions, and reasons for choosing the ‘Kingdom of Wonder’ as your summer study destination.......Read More

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a warm welcome to your yak board

Jessica Armstrong, Dragons Admin

Greetings Fellow Adventurers! Welcome to the 2019 Cambodia Summer Yak Board! In just under two months from now, you will arrive in Siem Reap and begin a sojourn that will change your life in unforeseen ways. This journey will present challenges and......Read More