EXPLO 360 Programs
EXPLO at Wellesley
Ages 13 – 14

A 3-week summer program for students entering grades 8-9 on the campus of Wellesley College.

This is your moment: A time to discover your true passions, explore interests in ways you never thought possible, and encounter people and ideas that will broaden your mind — and your world. Are you ready to seize it?


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An Experience Designed By You

At Explo, YOU choose what YOU want to explore this summer. Pick from hundreds of different options — courses, activities, trips — and build a summer beyond your wildest dreams with our flexible schedule.


Course Samples
  • Molecular Gastronomy
  • Fashion Design
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Latin Dance
  • The Business of Sports
  • Neuropsychology + Misdirection
  • Commercial Architecture
  • Off Road Vehicle Design
  • Advertising & Commercial Production
  • Abstract Painting Studio
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Conceptual Video Game Design

A Time to Explore
There are two types of people who come to Explo at Wellesley: people who love doing their thing — and people who are finding the thing they love to do. At Explo, it's your time to do both. So whether you're an expert in algebra, basketball, or ceramics, we'd love to turn you onto something you've always wanted to try, but haven't.

From as close as Boston to as far away as Colombia, Korea, and Morocco, this open community of artists, writers, athletes, musicians, leaders, scientists, activists, dancers, and scholars forms the ideal summer environment for personal exploration, learning, and growth.

Options, Options + More Options
Why is a summer at Explo so unique? Because what you do each day is entirely up to you. With more than 80 course offerings (ranging from psychology to video production to abstract art to sports management), you can pursue an interest or try something completely new. With weekend trips to New York City, the Berkshires, Boston, and New England beaches, you’ll see things and have experiences unlike anything you’ve ever done before. And with a student body from more than 40 states and 65+ countries, you’ll definitely become friends with people the world over.

Explore Wellesley College
Wellesley College's exceptional facilities set the stage for an incredible summer of exploration. At Explo at Wellesley, you can create culinary masterpieces in its kitchens, argue your case in Wellesley's campus courtroom, and build an entire zombie nation, without ever leaving campus. In addition, you will have access to Wellesley’s athletic facilities, including acres of playing fields, the Wellesley athletic complex, the sailing and boating options on Lake Waban, and acres of woodland paths and trails.