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Closing Ceremonies [video]



Meet Isabella from Hong Kong

Meet Isabella from Hong Kong
Isabella reflects on her summer at EXPLO and explores how she can take the lessons she’s learned on campus and put them into action in her community at home.
Meet Isabella from Hong Kong

Cruise Night 2018 [video]



EXPLOSÉ [video]



Meet Jay from Pennsylvania

Meet Jay from Pennsylvania
Before he came to EXPLO, Jay aspired to break into the music industry someday. Now, he feels inspired to open an EXPLO-like school of his own.
Meet Jay from Pennsylvania



Chemistry in Action: Watermelon Explosion [video]




Meet Kayla from Massachusetts

Meet Kayla from Massachusetts
Kayla loves science and wants to pursue a career in one of the STEM fields, so she chose to explore Bacterial Epidemiology and Medical Careers at EXPLO this summer. 
Meet Kayla from Massachusetts





Meet Phineas from Virginia

Meet Phineas from Virginia
Nervous to start boarding school in the fall, Phineas is put at ease to discover at EXPLO what it's like to make new friends, learn new things, and to be away from home. 
Meet Phineas from Virginia





Meet Adri from France

Meet Adri from France
Astronaut-to-be Adri is already loving their first summer at EXPLO — a place they describe as inclusive, interesting, and humongous!
Meet Adri from France


Colorfest! 2018 [video]




Meet Warner from Tennessee

Meet Warner from Tennessee
Before coming to EXPLO, Warner spent 22 days on the Appalachian Trail that led him to the summit of Mount Katahdin. Now that he's here, he plans to use that experience to help him at EXPLO.
Meet Warner from Tennessee

Did you know that the larger the size of the animal, the faster its heart beats?

Overheard during dissection day
student, talking about unexpected science trivia


Guest Speaker: Katie Liesener[photo]

Guest Speaker: Katie Liesener



Meet Zakir from New York

Meet Zakir from New York
Zakir is an athlete who is discovering his inner artist this summer.  Whether on the field or in the art studio, he is ready to take on a new adventure.
Meet Zakir from New York

Main Event: Summer Sing Off![photo]

Main Event: Summer Sing Off!



Meet Gwen from Maryland

Meet Gwen from Maryland
Just 48 hours into her first summer at EXPLO, Gwen is already comfortable being herself — and she wants others to know they can be themselves here, too.
Meet Gwen from Maryland













Trip: Whale Watching + Aquarium [VIDEO][photo]

Trip: Whale Watching + Aquarium [VIDEO]



Dance Montage [video]



Meet Lily from California

Meet Lily from California
When choosing a career, Lily is having a hard time choosing between being a Navy SEAL, an actress, or a neurosurgeon. Whatever she chooses, we're pretty sure she'll accomplish whatever she sets her mind to! 
Meet Lily from California













Community Meeting [VIDEO] [video]








Meet Emma + Katya from Massachussetts

Meet Emma + Katya from Massachussetts
Emma and Katya are a dynamic duo who are self-proclaimed 'friend expanders.' They make it a point to make new friendships here at EXPLO while keeping their own friendship strong.
Meet Emma + Katya from Massachussetts

Meet Ahmad from Lebanon

Meet Ahmad from Lebanon
A broken leg is usually a kid's biggest nightmare, but for Ahmad, it's been a source of inspiration. This Focus Program student is using his experience to motivate his journey toward becoming an orthopedic surgeon.
Meet Ahmad from Lebanon










Meet Ariella from New Jersey

Meet Ariella from New Jersey
Ninth grader Ariella was already an ally before attending Take a Stand, but now she feels more empowered than ever to stand up against bullying. 
Meet Ariella from New Jersey



















Meet Ally from California

Meet Ally from Massachussets + Erin from California
Ally and Erin are inspired by strong, independent women — not to mention each other. The new friends from opposite coasts are motivating each other to make the most of EXPLO, try new things, and foster an inclusive community on campus. 
Meet Ally from Massachussets + Erin from California













Meet George from Thailand

Meet George from New York + Newton from Thailand
Despite growing up half a world away from one another, George and Newton are finding they have more than a few things in common (including being known around campus for their 'cool hair.'  
Meet George from New York + Newton from Thailand


Trip: Rock Climbing [VIDEO][photo]

Trip: Rock Climbing [VIDEO]



Meet Amay from the United Kingdom

Meet Amay from the United Kingdom
Would you want the Pizza-Ice-Creamatron 3000 in your room?  Enthusiastic builder, Amay, wants to make it happen.
Meet Amay from the United Kingdom





Business + Entrepreneurship[photo]

Business + Entrepreneurship


Meet Callan from Rhode Island

Meet Callan from Rhode Island
As a future stand-up comic, Callan has fully embraced trying out new voices, characters, and inspirations for her comedy — even if it requires some sticky situations!
Meet Callan from Rhode Island

Meet Sanaa from Mongolia

Meet Sanaa from Mongolia
The usually shy Sanaa is finding his voice this summer thanks to the easy and supportive friendships he's made at EXPLO. 
Meet Sanaa from Mongolia






Workshop: Hip Hop Dance Performance[photo]

Workshop: Hip Hop Dance Performance









Meet Tiger Claw - 5-time FourSquare World Champion [video]




Meet Sasha from Massachussetts

Meet Sasha from Massachussetts
Sasha's first summer at EXPLO has been an exciting flurry of challenges, successes, and learning. Sasha has many passions, but when it comes to Sasha's future, this Panic! At the Disco fan just wants to help people.
Meet Sasha from Massachussetts





Meet Maya from New York

Meet Maya from New York
Athletics are a huge part of Maya's life, and she's ready to blaze a trail for more women in the world of sports. 
Meet Maya from New York








Meet Saira from New Jersey

Meet Saira from New Jersey
Chef, entrepreneur, and future lawyer, Saira, is truly a Jack-of-all-trades! Read more to learn about how she plans the skills that EXPLO has taught her in order to further her career and future.
Meet Saira from New Jersey

Meet Lily from Puerto Rico

Meet Lily from Pennsylvania and Vicky from Puerto Rico
After coming from different places and traveling the globe with their own families, Lily and Vicky's worlds have collided now that they've found such a strong friendship at EXPLO.
Meet Lily from Pennsylvania and Vicky from Puerto Rico

Afternoon Chicken[photo]

Afternoon Chicken

















Meet Izzy from New Jersey

Meet Izzy from New York and Dhanya from New Jersey
Is there a doctor in the house? These budding physicians share how EXPLO has inspired them to stay curious and explore their scientific passions on the road to medical school.
Meet Izzy from New York and Dhanya from New Jersey







Meet Eric from New York

Meet Eric from New York
Six-weeker Eric has now had four courses, six workshops, and tons of fun this summer. As his final week begins, he's looking back on some signature EXPLO experiences  — from trips to the Vil to learning to do his laundry!
Meet Eric from New York

















Meet Rachel from New York

Meet Rachel from New York
Compliments to the chef! Rachel, a hostess at EXPLO's newest restaurant, The Lanyard, shares the concept behind the restaurant's creation and its success.
Meet Rachel from New York



Meet Ria from Puerto Rico

Meet Ria from Puerto Rico
Well-traveled Ria describes herself as adventurous and curious — two traits she'll cultivate here at EXPLO. 
Meet Ria from Puerto Rico

Main Event: Talents + Challenges [VIDEO][photo]

Main Event: Talents + Challenges [VIDEO]


Meet Karlie from New York

Meet Karlie from New York
When deciding which courses to take this summer, Karlie decided to take one she was very comfortable with and one she was not. This summer, she believes stepping out of her comfort zone will help her reach her goals.
Meet Karlie from New York









Meet Micah from Pennsylvania

Meet Micah from Pennsylvania
Composer (and EXPLO Ambassador) Micah could have gone to music camp, but he loves the variety that EXPLO offers. He's back for a second summer to help new students enjoy the same wonderful EXPLO experience he's had.
Meet Micah from Pennsylvania