Pre College Summer Programs | EXPLO

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What grade will you enter in the fall of 2017?

For International Students: Use this chart to convert your age into American grade levels.
Grade 12
17 years old
Grade 11
16 years old
Grade 10
15 years old
Grade 9
14 years old
Grade 8
13 years old
Grade 7
12 years old
Grade 6
11 years old
Grade 5
10 years old
Grade 4
9 years old
Grade 3
8 years old
Grade 2
7 years old

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.

Explore EXPLO Chef

At Wheaton College

Entering Grades: 5-9

True fluency happens when you understand both language and culture. At EXPLO, you’ll learn both as part of our community of native speakers and global students. Best of all you’ll learn from the best teachers in a hands-on, active way through painting, solving crimes via CSI simulations, or working as city planners building new cities.

Explore EXPLO English

At Yale University

Entering Grades: 10-12

For three weeks, Yale University belongs to you. Your friends are students from around the world. You choose your classes and workshops from more than 140 options – filmmaking to surgical interventions. You’re free to go after what you’re interested in for the first time or take it to the next level.

Explore EXPLO 360 at Yale

At Wheaton College

Entering Grades: 2-7

Today, build a robot. Tomorrow? Solve a crime, make a mural, bake a cake, crack a code or launch rockets to the moon. And the day after that… who knows? At EXPLO Mini, build your summer excitement day by day.

Explore EXPLO Mini

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At Wellesley College

Entering Grades: 8-9

Three weeks, over 125 courses and workshops. Whether you’re an expert in algebra, basketball, or ceramics or whether you’ve only imagined being a fashion designer, a sports agent, or a crime scene scientist, EXPLO lets you dive into what you love.

Explore EXPLO 360 at Wellesley

At Wheaton College

Entering Grades: 4-7

Ever dreamed of a place where friendships happen easily, where learning and doing cool things (like defending a medieval castle with the trebuchets you built) fill your days, and where you belong and feel welcomed just as you are? That’s EXPLO.

Explore EXPLO 360 at Wheaton

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.

Explore EXPLO Business of Entertainment

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

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!

Explore EXPLO ER

At Wheaton College

Entering Grades: 4-7

This summer, come innovate, design, build, create, construct, test, redesign, rebuild, and retest projects that will inspire and challenge you in a Makerspace filled with 3D printers, soldering irons, computers with digital design software, sewing machines, and more!

Explore EXPLO Maker

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.

Explore EXPLO Vet

Information Meetings

During the winter and spring, EXPLO holds a series of free national and campus-specific info meetings about our programs. For all locations, times, and dates, please click the button below.

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