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Dig deep for two weeks. Summer focus programs for students ages 9-17 at Yale University, Wellesley College, and Wheaton College.

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Arrive as a Student, Leave as a Budding Professional

EXPLO Focus is your chance to dive in, dig deeper, and explore one special interest. Spend your days exploring the business of entertainment at EXPLO Presents, cooking a five-course meal at EXPLO Chef, or learning how to intubate a patient at EXPLO ER. Work alongside renowned professionals — including Broadway actresses, TV producers, orthopedic surgeons, and zoo veterinarians — and learn their work (and their world) from the inside.

Become an insider. Find yourself on the floor of the United Nations in New York. Pitch your business idea to entrepreneurial leaders at MassChallenge. Take over the EXPLO Makerspace. The opportunities at EXPLO Focus will take you to places you’ve only imagined — with the added fun and programming of EXPLO 360 back on campus.

At Yale University

Entering Grades: 10-12

Go behind the scenes and explore the evolving business of entertainment from production and PR to accounting and location scouting. Whether it’s television and film, sports, concerts, or video games — there’s no business like show business.

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At Yale University

Entering Grades: 10-12

Foster cross-cultural understanding, examine the intricacies of the major issues affecting American foreign policy and assess and develop policy strategy with expert political thinkers and foreign policy analysts.

Explore EXPLO Foreign Affairs

At Yale University

Entering Grades: 10-12

In the rapid-fire field of sports management, it’s most definitely sink or swim — and every day, you’ll have to play it harder, faster, and better than even the athletes themselves. Are you ready to bring it?

Explore EXPLO Sports Management

At Wellesley College

Entering Grades: 8-10

You like to cook — you’ll love becoming a chef. As sous-chefs, you’ll learn how to shop for and prep quality ingredients, and cook and plate restaurant-worthy dishes alongside award-winning chef Nicholas Schiarizzi.

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At Wellesley College

Entering Grades: 8-10

Discover what it takes to become a physical therapist or orthopedic surgeon. In training centers, rehab clinics, and operating rooms, you’ll use splints, treat injuries, analyze spine trauma, and operate alongside surgeons (in a sim lab).

Explore EXPLO Ortho

At Wellesley College

Entering Grades: 8-10

Think your idea will be the next Instagram or Twitter? Ever wonder why the world is full of great ideas, but few turn into successful businesses? Come to EXPLO Startup — and get ready to start building your dream.

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At Wheaton College

Entering Grades: 6-7

This summer, go inside state-of-the-art labs, practice intubating a patient, and work with a team of doctors and surgeons to respond to trauma simulations. You’ll do more than find out what it means to be a doctor — you’ll learn how to save a life!

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At Wheaton College

Entering Grades: 6-7

Join us at the zoo, in the wild, at the clinic, and in the shelter. We’ll show you up-close the life of a veterinarian — diagnose animal diseases, splint broken limbs, practice doctor-patient strategies as you conduct an ultrasound on man’s (real!) best friend, and learn life-saving CPR techniques.

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