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The Beauty of Gardens

Heloise, Participant

Hi to whoever is reading this! The Where be Dragons trip has been a really interesting experience for me so far. I’ve been learning a lot while also appreciating how much people do for their communities. For example, yesterday we went on a......Read More

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The Simple Things

Htairuit Sinpatanasakul, Participant

Multicolored jade bracelets adorning our wrists, Pepsi cans placed on our laps and laughter ringing through the van. This was one of the many moments that remained in my mind- like a photograph imprinted on an old Kodak. If there’s one thing I......Read More

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A Fun Day

Bobby Pham, Participant

Today I went to an organization called flowers and bullets. This organization helps the locals to plant crops in their own gardens. My group helped to plant garlic on their field. After, we got Sonoran hot dogs for lunch and went to the pool. The......Read More

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Learning to Grow Your Own Food

David and Jake, Participant

We embraced the nature over the past few days. From seeing cacti to planting garlic. We think that this experience is important because we learned to be grateful. We learned to appreciate the things we have and be contented with what we are given.......Read More

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Group Arrived in Tucson!

David Haffeman, Dragons Admin

Hello Friends and Family, I’m pleased to report the group has arrived in Tucson! They were welcomed to Cooper Environmental Center with tacos served up by Carson, the basecamp chef who will be taking care of the group by preparing delicious......Read More

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On the Road!

David Haffeman, Dragons Admin

Hello Friends and Family, The group has started off on their journey and they are now settled in for the night just outside of Joshua Tree National Park. They departed Webb Campus this morning and spent the afternoon on taking short hikes into the......Read More

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Presenting Your Itinerary

David Haffeman, Dragons Admin

20 November ● Saturday – Where There Be Dragons Arrival Lunch at Webb  Where There Be Dragons instructors will arrive at Webb for lunch. Afterward, we will dive into orientation activities to learn more about the course and how we will......Read More

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Welcome, Bienvenidos and 歡迎!

Ross, Participant

Hello Everyone! My name is Ross and I am very excited to be one of your course instructors in Tucson and the Southwest. I grew up in the Pacific Northwest but currently live in New Mexico. I have also lived in Taiwan, Sudan, California and New York.......Read More

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¡Bienvenidos!

Atieno, Instructor

¡Bienvenidos! My name is Atieno Ouma (she/her)  and I will be one of your course instructors for our next upcoming adventures in Tucson and beyond! I was born in Kenya, grew up in Massachusetts and have been living in New Mexico for the past ten......Read More

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Hello!

Vincen Giannotti, Participant

Hello Everyone! My name is Vincent (he/his) and I am incredibly excited to be meeting all of you very soon! I first fell in love with the southwest while I was attending Pitzer College. During the weekends, I would drive east and explore climbing......Read More

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Hello and Welcome!!

Annika Ruben, Participant

Hello there! I write this to you from sunny Santa Fe.  My name is Annika (she/her) and I am thrilled to be joining you as your newest member of your instructor team. I hope you are getting excited about our coming trip together! Us instructors have......Read More

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Welcome from your Program Director

David Haffeman, Dragons Admin

Hello Friends, Family, and Fellow Travelers, I want to extend the warmest welcome to you for your Thanksgiving 2021 course in Tucson, Arizona! My name is Dave Haffeman and I will be your Program Director for The Webb Schools’ Turtle Island:......Read More

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Welcome!

Amina Simon, Dragons Admin

Greetings, Webb Students! It’s exciting to introduce you all to the Webb Schools and Where There Be Dragons Yak Board for the upcoming course, “Turtle Island: Landscapes of the West”! In just a few weeks, you’ll trade the urban buzz of......Read More