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Senegal: In the Shade of the Baobab Tree

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Hello

Maddy Rehor (she/her), Participant

Hello everyone! My name is Maddy and I am a 16 year old girl from Los Angeles, California. I am really looking forward to getting to know all of you and taking on this incredible journey together. I cannot wait to meet amazing people and discover......Read More

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hello

Kennice Brennan, Participant

Hi, I’m Kennice (she/her). I’m 17 and just finished junior year. I’m from Lexington, MA and am super excited to be going on this trip to explore the culture and traditions of Senegal and to meet new people! I am very excited to......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Senegal

Senegal: In the Shade of the Baobab Tree

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Senegal

Vesper Zero, Participant

Hello everyone! My name is Vesper. I’m a seventeen year old girl from Boulder, Colorado and I am so incredibly excited for this amazing experience we all are about to have! I am really looking forward to meeting everyone and sharing this......Read More

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Introduction

David bloom, Participant

Hello Everyone, My name is David Bloom I am a 15 year old boy from San Fransisco. I am super excited to experience a new country and to get to know some incredible people. I can’t wait to meet all of you in person! I am really looking forward......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Senegal

Senegal: In the Shade of the Baobab Tree

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A few important things to do

Instructor Team, Participant

Greetings to you, dear students. It is drawing closer to the time when we will be packing up our bags, putting on our hiking shoes, and hugging our loved ones goodbye as we head out on an adventure that will take us both to the other side of the......Read More

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Our Tentative Itinerary

Instructor Team, Instructor

Greetings fellow travelers! We instructors have been excitedly discussing our upcoming adventure and carefully crafting both our journey through the landscape and our journey within. We are pleased to be able to reveal our tentative itinerary......Read More

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An important note about packing

Babacar, Samba and Claire, Instructor

Greetings dear students, we are really looking forward to you joining us under the Baobab tree this summer! Although we know that you have been sent a full packing list, we wanted to use this post as a way to give you some important reminders about......Read More

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Greetings from your instructor

Claire Bennett, Instructor

A heartfelt greeting to my fellow intrepid travelers. My name is Claire, I am originally from the UK although I am writing to you from the sunny mountain climes of the Himalayan valleys in Nepal. What a year we have all experienced. A year where the......Read More

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Greetings from your Instructor

Babacar Mbaye, Instructor

Yak of the Week

Na ngeen def? My name is Babacar and I am a member of the Senegal instructor team this summer. Welcome to your Yak board! This is a place to post letters of introduction and questions— we invite you all to post a quick intro about yourself. As......Read More

Colorado River Basin: Sustainable Relationships with Land and Water in the Western USA, Bolivia: Spirit of the Andes, Lake Superior: The Good Life, Peru: Sacred Mountains, Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive (4 week), Senegal: In the Shade of the Baobab Tree

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A NOTE ON SOCIAL MEDIA

The Dragons Admin Team, Dragons Admin

Dear Summer 2021 Travelers, Your program is just around the corner and we’re sure you’re as excited as we are to see how the summer unfolds! While we understand that you’re likely anxious to meet your traveling companions right away, we have a......Read More

Colorado River Basin: Sustainable Relationships with Land and Water in the Western USA, Bolivia: Spirit of the Andes, Lake Superior: The Good Life, Peru: Sacred Mountains, Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive (4 week), Senegal: In the Shade of the Baobab Tree

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WELCOME TO THE YAK BOARD!

The Dragons Admin Team, Dragons Admin

Dear Summer 2021 Students and Families, Welcome to the Dragons community and your course’s Yak Board! You can think of your course’s Yak Board as an online group journal and virtual bulletin board. Pre-course: you will use the Yak Board to......Read More