The Early Bird Catches the Discount

December 12, 2018

Early Bird Discounts Available Until December 28, 2018

It's the most wonderful time of the year — the 2019 EXPLO Student Application is now available! To celebrate, we're offering Early Bird Discounts for students who enroll by December 28, 2018.

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Tags: EXPLO at Yale, EXPLO at Wheaton, EXPLO at Wellesley, EXPLO Mini at Wheaton

This Holiday, Choose Mindful DIY Gifts | Weekly Edventure #4

December 7, 2018
 

 

During the Holiday season, we tend to weigh back and forth on what type of gifts we want to give. Do we want to one-click purchase something off of Amazon’s “Recommended Gift” list, or buckle down to spend an evening working with a new material and creating something entirely from scratch? Well, one option is certainly easier.

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Creativity and Curiosity: Universal Keys to Engaged Learning

November 28, 2018

Partnership with Agastya Foundation explores how EXPLO curriculum can support economically disadvantaged students in rural India

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Tags: EXPLO Studio, Teaching and Learning, Experts + Partners, Exploring Education

A Place to Practice Independence: EXPLO at Wellesley

November 27, 2018
 


Families often ask us about what makes EXPLO at Wellesley such a transformative experience for our eighth and ninth grade students. Our resident tweenagers are fascinating people. T
hey are in a period of figuring out who they are, trying on different identities, and fearlessly practicing being the most authentic version of themselves every day. 

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Setting the Pre-College Standard: EXPLO at Yale

November 27, 2018
 


Thousands of students have attended the EXPLO at Yale pre-college summer program over the past 40 years, and time and again they tell us the same thing: EXPLO is where they discovered something about themselves that they never knew existed. It's where they first glimpsed their future and began in earnest the work of who they would become and how they would contribute to the world. 

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Stranded at the Salad Bar: Tips to Help Your Kids Make Meaningful Choices

November 19, 2018

Imagine for a moment being a 16 year-old student at a summer program for intellectually curious teens — surrounded by some of the most interesting international peers you could hope to meet. At lunchtime, you approach the salad bar, and along with the healthy serving of hearty greens, colorful veggies, and an assortment of proteins, is a whopping side of choice paralysis.

So, how do you make a salad?

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Tags: EXPLO at Yale, EXPLO at Wellesley, EXPLO at Wheaton, EXPLO Mini at Wheaton, Exploration Programs

Happy Thanksploration!

November 16, 2018

At EXPLO, we believe gathering to share a meal and our minds is inherent to being a community. It’s an important element of our summer programs, and a practice we strive to replicate throughout the year at the Exploration Center with various pot luck lunches, chili cook offs, dip and dessert competitions — even a recent MRE demonstration in honor of Veterans Day.  

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Tags: Community

Demystifying College Admission | Weekly Edventure #3

November 16, 2018
 

 

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How to Find Yourself | EXPLO Toolbox

November 14, 2018
 


Figuring out who you are and how you want to be in the world doesn't happen overnight. It's part of a lifelong exploration — a willingness to try new things, even if that's not what everyone else is doing. Our students tell us that finding yourself requires patience and flexibility: don't worry if your journey doesn't go according to plan, they advise — you'll know when you've found what you're looking for.

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Tags: EXPLO Toolbox, EXPLO at Wheaton, EXPLO at Yale, EXPLO at Wellesley, Video

Veterans Day at EXPLO: Meals, Ready-To-Eat

November 11, 2018

Three unopened boxes sit in the middle of a table in the Press Room, a space at EXPLO often used for large gatherings. Eric Edwards, System Administrator and Army Veteran, stands in the middle of the room, hand leaning on one of the lids of a box, eager to open it.

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