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Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

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Hi!

Madeleine, Participant

Hi everyone! I’m Madeleine. I’m from Sausalito, California, which is just north of San Francisco. I am a sophomore at Bates College, and I am taking this spring semester off! I went on a Dragons program in high school, and the......Read More

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Hello everyone!

Sebastian, Participant

I am Sebastian, and I currently live in Las Vegas, Nevada. I chose this program because I have never been to Nepal before, and it seems that past participants have enjoyed this program. In my free time, I enjoy listening to music. Also, I......Read More

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Hey All

Carter, Participant

Hi all! My name is Carter Curry, and I will be joining you all on our journey to Nepal this coming Spring. I am from Harvard, Massachusetts, and am currently on a gap year, graduating from Bromfield High last summer. In the future, I will be......Read More

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Hello there!

Selah Blue, Participant

Hey, I’m Selah Blue. I’m from the Bay Area, California. I went to boarding school in Massachusetts and graduated in 2021. In my free time, I like to read, make and listen to music, and make clothes. My parents introduced me to Vajrayana......Read More

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Introduction

Leela, Participant

Hi everyone, I’m Leela. I live outside of Boston, MA. I was initially drawn to the Nepal course because of my love for the outdoors. Over the summer, I spend a lot of time hiking, backpacking, and rock climbing in WY, and I have always wanted to......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group B

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Introduction

Isa , Participant

Hello! My name is Isa (pronounced “eesa”). I live in Tacoma, Washington and am the oldest of 5 brothers. I am so excited to be going to Nepal this spring. I’m super excited about homestays, learning some Nepali, new foods, and hoping to have......Read More

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Independent Service Projects (ISPs)

Instructors, Instructor

Dear students, As you all know and may be excited about, we will be diving into Independent Study Projects, or ISPs, during our time in Patan. Independent Study Projects are an opportunity for each of you to pursue your individual interests through......Read More

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Intro

Willa, Participant

Hey, I’m Willa. I’m from the northwoods of Wisconsin, on the south shore of Lake Superior and honestly, this lake is the love of my life. This is my second gap year after graduating in 2020 and deciding last minute this fall that I didn’t want......Read More

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group A, Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group B

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DEPARTURE DAY INFORMATION & REMINDERS

Sarah O'Brien, Dragons Admin

Dear Dragons Students & Parents, Your journey is 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 outside......Read More

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Your Tentative Nepal B Itinerary!

Rishi, Tsering, Tsheten, Instructor

Hello and welcome to our TENTATIVE itinerary! In a few weeks, you shall be in one of the most blessed and majestic lands. We, the I-team (instructor team), and the admin team have been working to design a course that is profoundly meaningful,......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group B

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Information about electronic policy for our course

Instructor team, Instructor

Hello Him B-eautiful !! We wanted to post a message to give clarity around our Electronics Policy so you can better prepare for your time away. Cell Phones – As a reminder, cell phones are not allowed on course. If for whatever reason you need......Read More

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Packing: guide and pro tips

Instructor team, Instructor

Namaste everyone! Our tentative itinerary will be up this week and most of you must have already started getting your pack together. Since our semester is so nomadic by nature, it is incredibly important that you pack wisely. Your one bag will hold......Read More

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Your Pre Course Assignments Start Now!

Instructor team, Instructor

Hello friends! We hope that, in addition to packing and other logistical preparations, you are each taking due time to reflect and sit with yourself- be it clarity of purpose or deep gratitude for the exciting future ahead. Deep breath in! Deep......Read More

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Instructor Introduction from Tsheten

Tsheten Sherpa, Instructor

Namaste everyone, My name is Tsheten and I would like to welcome to you all to Himalayan spring program. I am delighted to see the yak board brought back to life again with these first introductions and knowing that we will soon all be part of......Read More

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group A, Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group B

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Pre-Departure Webinar Recording

Amina Simon, Dragons Admin

Dear Students & Families, As you prepare for your upcoming departure, don’t forget about your pre-course webinar recording! While many of you joined us for the live discussion and Q&A, we also recorded the conversation and presentation so......Read More

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Instructor Introduction: Rishi

Rishi, Participant

Yak of the Week

Greetings Dear Friends, I applaud your decision to welcome this exciting adventure. It’s an immense pleasure to travel with you as your instructor this spring along with my wonderful colleagues Tsheten and Tsering, I hope to learn from you. Every......Read More