Meet Anya from New Jersey

August 4, 2018

Skills, responsibility, accomplishments, friendship — this is just some of what seventh grader Anya says she has gained during her three weeks at EXPLO. Her only wish is that she had four weeks instead!

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Meet Cole from Wisconsin

August 4, 2018

Cole reflects on the last three weeks at EXPLO and how his experience has reinforced his confidence as a kid who challenges himself to try new things.

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Meet K.K. from Thailand

August 3, 2018

Fifth-grader K.K. understands the true value of being a friend and how she can help her own friends by being kind and supportive. Even though she came to EXPLO alone, she's going home with many new friendships (and even more memories).

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Meet Oscar from New York

August 2, 2018

Ever tried cricket? Cross-fit training? After three busy weeks at EXPLO, sixth grader Oscar is confident he took advantage of every opportunity to try something new — and there wasn't a single thing he didn't like!

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Workshop: ESOL

August 2, 2018

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Drawing inspiration from their experiences at EXPLO, students paint the letters spelling "EXPLORATION." 

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Meet Zeynah from The United Arab Emirates

August 2, 2018

Fifth grader Zeynah has family ties all around the world, but has traveled this summer to EXPLO. She and her sister share a love of skiing, but unlike the slopes in Canada or the UAE, EXPLO is full of sun and fun!

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Meet Ravin from Massachusetts

August 1, 2018

When it comes to pursuing his strengths and interests, Ravin is really shooting for the stars. This sixth grade math and science enthusiast (and future astrophysicist) has set his sights on a career at NASA.

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Meet Piper from Massachusetts

August 1, 2018

A fifth-grader with a whole lot of perseverance, Piper is prepared to tackle any goal. Her key to achievement? Setting smaller goals along the way to always stay motivated. 

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Meet Lorenzo from Venezuela

July 31, 2018

Two weeks ago, Lorenzo was ready to leave before EXPLO even started. Now, he doesn't want to go home. From engineering and musical performances to games of watermelon and soccer, the highlights keep on coming as he pauses to reflect on his experiences.

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Meet Kaya from New Jersey

July 31, 2018

Although sixth grader Kaya is just starting her third week at EXPLO, she's been stepping out of her comfort zone in activities, courses, and workshops. She's learning to help others — and can't wait to help her brother learn some new skills when she's home.

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