EXPLO Mini at Wheaton

Creativity and Curiosity: Universal Keys to Engaged Learning

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

by Communications Staff

Demystifying College Admission

We live in an era where students are consumed by checklists: taking the SATs, navigating GPAs, and designing a schedule to fit all of their extracurriculars in any given Wednesday.

By Communications Staff

How to Help Your Kids Make Friends

How can parents ensure their kids make friends that will help them flourish and grow? Choose the right environment.

by Melissa Patricio

EXPLO Mini: Em T. on Stepping Away From the Sidelines

Crime scenes, conflicts, and condundrums are places you'll be sure to find EXPLO Mini student Em — but not for the reasons you might think. With big dreams of becoming a forensic scientist, Em leads the way pretty much anywhere. Except for the sidelines. 

EXPLO Mini: Nikhil N. on the Surprising Importance of Back-Up Plans

A (very) recent-aspiring vlogger, Nikhil figured the best way to house his productions was to start with the basics — build a computer from scratch. In week three at EXPLO Mini, he has learned all about what having a 'back-up plan' really means, and why it's so important when it comes to creative...

The Puppies of Explo


White Out! NYC + Long Island, We're Having an Info Meeting Do-Over

Last weekend, Winter Storm Jonas disrupted Explo's info meetings in New York City and Long Island. So we're launching a do-over, and invite all New York City and Long Island families to join us to come find out more about Explo during the weekend of February 6 and 7.

Our Thoughts are with the People of Beirut and Paris

Watching the news unfold about the bombings in Beirut on Thursday and the brutal attacks that took place in Paris on Friday night, we at Explo want to share our heartfelt condolences and support to all those affected by these tragedies.

Tilling the Soil and Maximizing Impact: Law Professor James Forman Jr.

James Forman Jr. (Explo Faculty 1986-88) is a clinical professor of law and a supervising attorney at Yale Law School. He is also the co-founder of the Maya Angelou Public Charter School In Washington, DC. Previously, Forman clerked on the Supreme Court for Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. This summer,...

How to Navigate Explo Live

On Explo Live, you'll discover slideshows, videos, student conversations, and quotes from all three of our campuses, letting you catch a glimpse of just how much our students do in a day — and how much fun they have doing it. Below, we'll break down the basics of Explo Live, so you can tailor your...

Explo Welcomes Dr. Zhao to Curriculum Advisory Committee

Explo is thrilled to announce that internationally acclaimed scholar, author, and speaker, Dr. Yong Zhao, has joined the Explo Curriculum Advisory Committee. (Photo courtesy of Transforming Education.)

Explo's Boston Marathon Scholars

In the summer of 2013, Explo gave scholarships to 17 children of Boston Emergency Services Department members who were first responders at the Boston Marathon bombings. This fall, Boston EMS honored us with a special citation for our contribution.

Explo: Announcing Explo at Wheaton!

Take one internationally-acclaimed summer program, add one new college campus, and what do you get? An Explo summer that exceeds all expectations, and then some. Welcome to Explo at Wheaton. We can't wait for next summer to begin!