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Friends Students Travel Abroad

This summer, WFS students traveled abroad and visited the Dominic Republic, Japan, Puerto Rico, and seven countries in Europe!
Dominican Republic: Over 20 members of the WFS community traveled to the Dominican Republic for seven days as part of their Quest Trip. Students visited the Islabon School each day and immersed themselves in their culture, forming strong bonds with the students. WFS taught the Islabon students English words and phrases, played various sports with them, and helped build libraries for the school. 
Europe: Last month, WFS students visited numerous countries in Europe! In Sweden, students visited the Calmare International School and participated in their field day activities; while visiting the Czech Republic, students explored the St. Vitrus Cathedral, Charles Bridge, Market Square, and the Prague Castle; and in Germany, students viewed the Bradenburg Gate, Reichstag Building, two preserved areas of the Berlin Wall, and the Topography of Terror museum. Students also visited Denmark, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia.
Japan: WFS students had the opportunity to travel to Japan last month. During their nine-day stay, students visited the Meiji Shinto Shrine, enjoyed a cruise on Lake Ashi, toured Tokyo with a local expert, and explored the Arashiyama Bamboo Forest. 
Puerto RicoOver 40 WFS middle school students had the opportunity to travel to Puerto Rico in June. During their week-long stay, students visited a sustainable wind farm, learned how to salsa dance, explored the rainforest in El Yunque, and participated in the People-to-People service exchange experience with a Summer Camp in the city of Yauco.
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