Meet Tiffany from Hong Kong

July 26, 2017

Ninth grader Tiffany is exploring her passions in Costume, Hair + Makeup Design, but she's discovered that her creativity can flourish beyond boundaries in the supportive environment she's found at EXPLO. 

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Tags: Academics, Conversation, Exploration Programs

Meet Beyoncé and Yvonne

July 19, 2017

Fifteen-year-old Beyoncé from Mississippi met 17-year-old Yvonne from China on arrival day and they've been nearly inseparable ever since. While they share similar interests, the pair also celebrates their differing talents. Sometimes, your best friends are from across the world — you just have to come to EXPLO to find them! 

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Tags: Conversation, Student Life, Exploration Programs

EXPLO at Wellesley: Chasing the Sun with Gabi

July 18, 2017

A natural early bird, ninth grader Gabi loves the Early Morning Running, Yoga, and Insanity Clubs. She recommends everyone try waking up early at least once, if only to take in the beautiful view of the lake in the morning.

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Tags: Athletics, Exploration Programs, Conversation, Student Life

Meet Maddie from New York

July 17, 2017

Sixth-grader Maddie loves constructing things, and she plans to make the world more unique through her designs. 

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Tags: Conversation, Exploration Programs

Meet Helen from Connecticut

July 4, 2017

When students found out that the Philosophy and Ethics workshop wasn't being offered in the final week of the session, they joined forces to petition its continuation. The initiator and author of the petition, 14-year-old Helen, shares what made her feel so strongly about her Philosophy and Ethics workshop.

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Tags: Academics, Conversation, Exploration Programs

Meet Aaron from Georgia

July 3, 2017

With a strong family history in engineering and medical professions, rising sophomore Aaron is an aspiring astrophysicist. But he could just as easily see himself as happy as a musician instead. 

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Tags: Conversation, Student Life, Exploration Programs

Game Changers: EXPLO Faculty and Staff Set the Gold Standard in Summer and Beyond

November 29, 2016

At EXPLO, we often talk about our unparalleled faculty — that our staff sets the Gold Standard for summer programs. That we hire emerging leaders with incredible potential, many of them college and graduate students, who are the perfect role models to inspire and energize EXPLO students.  

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Tags: Exploration Programs, EXPLO at Yale, EXPLO at Wellesley, EXPLO at Wheaton, Alumni News

Cracking the Case: Forensic Science

July 13, 2016

Who done it? Crime stoppers solve the case of a mysterious murder by searching for DNA samples and blood samples to find the killer. 

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Tags: Exploration Programs, Slideshow

Scholar-in-Residence Jonathan London on Returning to Explo

May 20, 2016

When Scholar-in-Residence Jonathan London came back to Explo last summer, he felt like he was 15 again. To him, the Explo spirit hasn’t changed in 20 years. And that’s a magical thing.

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Tags: Exploration Programs, Alumni News

The Puppies of Explo

February 1, 2016


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Tags: Exploration Programs, English Immersion, Emergency Medicine, EXPLO Maker, Orthopedics + Sports Medicine, Sports Management, Startup Entrepreneurship, Alumni News, EXPLO Mini at Wheaton, Veterinary Science, Video, Culinary Arts, Foreign Affairs, EXPLO Marketing

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