Every day at EXPLO is intentionally designed so that learning doesn’t end when classes do. Each activity, every encounter is an open-ended opportunity for discovery and growth.
When you come to EXPLO, we connect you with some of the most brilliant minds in the field. These remarkable individuals lend depth and perspective to your work; answer your questions about careers; and help shape your experience throughout the program.
The Mars Science + Technology Center was designed to mirror the future of science: collaborative, transdisciplinary, and creative. Its 35 labs, digital imaging center, and makerspace are at the leading edge of STEM education — and that’s exactly where we want you to be.
For many women, the pursuit of STEM careers requires a relentless audacity to pursue their passion. At EXPLO, we call this daring and courage, and our supportive community allows you to practice yours.
From the halls of MIT to the minds of curious young people from across the U.S. and around the world, learning through exploration combines an array of experiences — from hands-on courses and workshops to outdoor activities and weekend trips — that transform the way students engage with the world. More than 40 years later, EXPLO continues to reinvent the learning experience. Educators, nonprofits, and corporate leaders alike now seek EXPLO’s knowledge and expertise in engaged learning, critical making, and design thinking to drive their organizations forward.