For decades we’ve offered an alternative to mainstream travel and tourism. Discover the rare opportunity to slow down, experience the day-to-day life of the communities we visit, and get a sense of what it is like to live somewhere else. Immerse yourself in Asia, Latin America, Africa, and the United States.
Travel in response to COVID-19 is evolving rapidly. Not only does this impact our approach to programming, it also deeply affects our global community partners who have made Dragons programs possible over the past 28 years. Visit COVID-19 Updates to read FAQs specific to Dragons programming and to learn what we are doing to support our in-country partners.Covid-19 Updates
Experience another culture through hands-on activities such as homestays, trekking, apprenticeships, and language learning. Ages 13-22.
Dive into an academic curriculum that goes beyond the classroom and engages with community, language acquisition, and current regional topics. Ages 17+.
Reawaken your sense of curiosity and access the world in a new way. Join a program or create your own custom trip. Ages 23+.
Grow professionally and gain confidence teaching global and experiential education. Join a domestic seminar or international trip. For Teachers & Administrators.
Everything from the future of the Gap Year to interviews with our administrators. Explore Dragons in the news.
Dragons has partnered with 50+ esteemed schools and universities across the country to run transformative student programming abroad. Learn about Partnerships.
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Heartened by the recent trajectory of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re balancing our growing optimism for a return to international fall semester programming in 2021 with a healthy dose of cautiousness. <a href="http://www.wheretherebedragons.com/news/fall-2021-international-travel-outlook" style="color:#61818F;text-decoration:none">Read more »</a>03.18.21
How we're balancing our growing optimism for a return to international summer programs, with a healthy dose of cautiousness and very thorough assessments of each area we plan to visit. <a href="http://www.wheretherebedragons.com/news/summer-2021-international-travel-outlook" style="color:#61818F;text-decoration:none">Read more »</a>03.18.21
Across cultures stories are told about a hero’s journey to distant lands, only to find that what they seek is where the journey began: home. <a href="http://www.wheretherebedragons.com/news/dragons-update-jan-2021" style="color:#61818F;text-decoration:none">Read more »</a>01.12.21