ELECTIVES Grades 8-10

At EXPLO, we believe learning mirrors life — full of questions, tensions, and worthwhile digressions in an ever-changing world. Electives at EXPLO are your opportunity to dip your toes into a subject that you’re interested in exploring, acquire a new skill, or try something new just for fun.

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<p>Learn to use SketchUp, the same software used by many engineers and game developers…
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3D Computer Modeling

Learn to use SketchUp, the same software used by many engineers and game developers…

<p>Learn to use SketchUp, the same software used by many engineers and game developers…
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3D Computer Modeling

Learn to use SketchUp, the same software used by many engineers and game developers…

<p>Come try the sport of archery, where you’ll learn how to handle a bow, aim an arrow, and let it fly true. Challenge yourself to hit a bull’s eye on the archery range.</p>

Archery

Come try the sport of archery, where you’ll learn how to handle a bow, aim an arrow, and let it fly true. Challenge yourself to hit a bull’s eye on the archery range.

<p>Come try the sport of archery, where you’ll learn how to handle a bow, aim an arrow, and let it fly true. Challenge yourself to hit a bull’s eye on the archery range.</p>

Archery

Come try the sport of archery, where you’ll learn how to handle a bow, aim an arrow, and let it fly true. Challenge yourself to hit a bull’s eye on the archery range.

<p>Whether you’re a seasoned aficionado or a tennis player looking for a new challenge, you’re welcome on the EXPLO badminton court.</p>

Badminton

Whether you’re a seasoned aficionado or a tennis player looking for a new challenge, you’re welcome on the EXPLO badminton court.

<p>Whether you’re a seasoned aficionado or a tennis player looking for a new challenge, you’re welcome on the EXPLO badminton court.</p>

Badminton

Whether you’re a seasoned aficionado or a tennis player looking for a new challenge, you’re welcome on the EXPLO badminton court.

<p>In this high-intensity cardio bootcamp, you will combine punches and kicks with bodyweight exercises to jumpstart your fitness, core strength…</p>

Cardio Bootcamp

In this high-intensity cardio bootcamp, you will combine punches and kicks with bodyweight exercises to jumpstart your fitness, core strength…

<p>In this high-intensity cardio bootcamp, you will combine punches and kicks with bodyweight exercises to jumpstart your fitness, core strength…</p>

Cardio Bootcamp

In this high-intensity cardio bootcamp, you will combine punches and kicks with bodyweight exercises to jumpstart your fitness, core strength…

<p>Sharpen your storytelling skills by drawing a three-frame comic with…
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Cartooning + Comics

Sharpen your storytelling skills by drawing a three-frame comic with…

<p>Sharpen your storytelling skills by drawing a three-frame comic with…
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Cartooning + Comics

Sharpen your storytelling skills by drawing a three-frame comic with…

<p>Build your confidence and stamina as a runner with a mix of conditioning workouts and short runs (choose between a 1 or 2 mile course). Implement techniques that will quicken your pace and extend your endurance while allowing for ample time to rest, recover, and stretch.</p>

Cross Country Fundamentals

Build your confidence and stamina as a runner with a mix of conditioning workouts and short runs (choose between a 1 or 2 mile course). Implement techniques that will quicken your pace and extend your endurance while allowing for ample time to rest, recover, and stretch.

<p>Build your confidence and stamina as a runner with a mix of conditioning workouts and short runs (choose between a 1 or 2 mile course). Implement techniques that will quicken your pace and extend your endurance while allowing for ample time to rest, recover, and stretch.</p>

Cross Country Fundamentals

Build your confidence and stamina as a runner with a mix of conditioning workouts and short runs (choose between a 1 or 2 mile course). Implement techniques that will quicken your pace and extend your endurance while allowing for ample time to rest, recover, and stretch.

<p>This elective introduces design challenges requiring quick wits and creativity. You might build bridges, wind turbines, fortresses, or…</p>

Engineering Challenges

This elective introduces design challenges requiring quick wits and creativity. You might build bridges, wind turbines, fortresses, or…

<p>This elective introduces design challenges requiring quick wits and creativity. You might build bridges, wind turbines, fortresses, or…</p>

Engineering Challenges

This elective introduces design challenges requiring quick wits and creativity. You might build bridges, wind turbines, fortresses, or…

<p>Discover how fashion designers transform ideas into images and draft innovative…</p>

Fashion Illustration

Discover how fashion designers transform ideas into images and draft innovative…

<p>Discover how fashion designers transform ideas into images and draft innovative…</p>

Fashion Illustration

Discover how fashion designers transform ideas into images and draft innovative…

<p>Criminal activity or artistic expression? You’ll explore the artistry behind graffiti as you design your own “tags” and graphic styles…</p>

Graffiti Art

Criminal activity or artistic expression? You’ll explore the artistry behind graffiti as you design your own “tags” and graphic styles…

<p>Criminal activity or artistic expression? You’ll explore the artistry behind graffiti as you design your own “tags” and graphic styles…</p>

Graffiti Art

Criminal activity or artistic expression? You’ll explore the artistry behind graffiti as you design your own “tags” and graphic styles…

<p>From the mummies of Ancient Egypt to the royalty of India, Henna has a long and storied history. In this…</p>

Henna Body Art

From the mummies of Ancient Egypt to the royalty of India, Henna has a long and storied history. In this…

<p>From the mummies of Ancient Egypt to the royalty of India, Henna has a long and storied history. In this…</p>

Henna Body Art

From the mummies of Ancient Egypt to the royalty of India, Henna has a long and storied history. In this…

<p>Embody the energy of hip-hop music as you express yourself through a variety of creative…</p>

Hip-Hop Dance

Embody the energy of hip-hop music as you express yourself through a variety of creative…

<p>Embody the energy of hip-hop music as you express yourself through a variety of creative…</p>

Hip-Hop Dance

Embody the energy of hip-hop music as you express yourself through a variety of creative…

<p>Immerse yourself in interactive games in which you’ll create a variety of characters and scenes…</p>

Improv

Immerse yourself in interactive games in which you’ll create a variety of characters and scenes…

<p>Immerse yourself in interactive games in which you’ll create a variety of characters and scenes…</p>

Improv

Immerse yourself in interactive games in which you’ll create a variety of characters and scenes…

<p>Learn the basic principles of interior decorating as you explore color psychology, spatial design, and accessorizing….</p>

Interior Decorating

Learn the basic principles of interior decorating as you explore color psychology, spatial design, and accessorizing….

<p>Learn the basic principles of interior decorating as you explore color psychology, spatial design, and accessorizing….</p>

Interior Decorating

Learn the basic principles of interior decorating as you explore color psychology, spatial design, and accessorizing….

<p>Grab a guitar and learn the basic foundations of playing…</p>

Intro to Acoustic Guitar

Grab a guitar and learn the basic foundations of playing…

<p>Grab a guitar and learn the basic foundations of playing…</p>

Intro to Acoustic Guitar

Grab a guitar and learn the basic foundations of playing…

<p>If you are new to the world of D&D, join in an adventure like no other! You’ll learn…</p>

Intro to Dungeons + Dragons

If you are new to the world of D&D, join in an adventure like no other! You’ll learn…

<p>If you are new to the world of D&D, join in an adventure like no other! You’ll learn…</p>

Intro to Dungeons + Dragons

If you are new to the world of D&D, join in an adventure like no other! You’ll learn…

<p>Work with glass beads, metal wire, fibers, paper, and ribbon to create stunning handmade jewelry…</p>

Jewelry Design

Work with glass beads, metal wire, fibers, paper, and ribbon to create stunning handmade jewelry…

<p>Work with glass beads, metal wire, fibers, paper, and ribbon to create stunning handmade jewelry…</p>

Jewelry Design

Work with glass beads, metal wire, fibers, paper, and ribbon to create stunning handmade jewelry…

<p>Harness the power of your mind with tricks that will help you breeze through spell checks and ace school…
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Memory Mastery

Harness the power of your mind with tricks that will help you breeze through spell checks and ace school…

<p>Harness the power of your mind with tricks that will help you breeze through spell checks and ace school…
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Memory Mastery

Harness the power of your mind with tricks that will help you breeze through spell checks and ace school…

<p>Practice and improve your foundational painting skills. Mix colors and experiment with a variety…
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Painting

Practice and improve your foundational painting skills. Mix colors and experiment with a variety…

<p>Practice and improve your foundational painting skills. Mix colors and experiment with a variety…
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Painting

Practice and improve your foundational painting skills. Mix colors and experiment with a variety…

<p>Discover the tricks of living on a budget and having enough money left over to…</p>

Personal Finance

Discover the tricks of living on a budget and having enough money left over to…

<p>Discover the tricks of living on a budget and having enough money left over to…</p>

Personal Finance

Discover the tricks of living on a budget and having enough money left over to…

<p>Brush up on the rules of Texas Hold ‘Em, then learn to use game theory and proven mathematical concepts…
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Probability in Poker

Brush up on the rules of Texas Hold ‘Em, then learn to use game theory and proven mathematical concepts…

<p>Brush up on the rules of Texas Hold ‘Em, then learn to use game theory and proven mathematical concepts…
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Probability in Poker

Brush up on the rules of Texas Hold ‘Em, then learn to use game theory and proven mathematical concepts…

<p>Improve your soccer skills by working with some of our best staff players. We’ll do drills, talk strategy, and…</p>

Soccer: Skills + Drills

Improve your soccer skills by working with some of our best staff players. We’ll do drills, talk strategy, and…

<p>Improve your soccer skills by working with some of our best staff players. We’ll do drills, talk strategy, and…</p>

Soccer: Skills + Drills

Improve your soccer skills by working with some of our best staff players. We’ll do drills, talk strategy, and…

<p>From opening gambits to decisive checkmates, we’ll help you improve your strategies for the next time you play.</p>

Strategic Board Games: Chess

From opening gambits to decisive checkmates, we’ll help you improve your strategies for the next time you play.

<p>From opening gambits to decisive checkmates, we’ll help you improve your strategies for the next time you play.</p>

Strategic Board Games: Chess

From opening gambits to decisive checkmates, we’ll help you improve your strategies for the next time you play.

<p>Risk is a classic strategic board game of diplomacy, conflict, and conquest. Take your skills to the next level…</p>

Strategic Board Games: Risk

Risk is a classic strategic board game of diplomacy, conflict, and conquest. Take your skills to the next level…

<p>Risk is a classic strategic board game of diplomacy, conflict, and conquest. Take your skills to the next level…</p>

Strategic Board Games: Risk

Risk is a classic strategic board game of diplomacy, conflict, and conquest. Take your skills to the next level…

<p>Improve your serve, volley, forehand, and backhand shots as you practice…</p>

Tennis

Improve your serve, volley, forehand, and backhand shots as you practice…

<p>Improve your serve, volley, forehand, and backhand shots as you practice…</p>

Tennis

Improve your serve, volley, forehand, and backhand shots as you practice…

<p>After learning the skills of map-reading and orienteering, you and your team will set out on a treasure hunt…
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Treasure Hunting + Orienteering

After learning the skills of map-reading and orienteering, you and your team will set out on a treasure hunt…

<p>After learning the skills of map-reading and orienteering, you and your team will set out on a treasure hunt…
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Treasure Hunting + Orienteering

After learning the skills of map-reading and orienteering, you and your team will set out on a treasure hunt…

<p>Many filmmakers say that the real magic of the movies is made in post-production. Using Adobe Premiere Pro software, splice footage…</p>

Video Editing

Many filmmakers say that the real magic of the movies is made in post-production. Using Adobe Premiere Pro software, splice footage…

<p>Many filmmakers say that the real magic of the movies is made in post-production. Using Adobe Premiere Pro software, splice footage…</p>

Video Editing

Many filmmakers say that the real magic of the movies is made in post-production. Using Adobe Premiere Pro software, splice footage…

<p>Set, serve, volley, and spike the competition on our grass volleyball court where you’ll learn the basic rules…
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Volleyball

Set, serve, volley, and spike the competition on our grass volleyball court where you’ll learn the basic rules…

<p>Set, serve, volley, and spike the competition on our grass volleyball court where you’ll learn the basic rules…
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Volleyball

Set, serve, volley, and spike the competition on our grass volleyball court where you’ll learn the basic rules…

<p>Strengthen muscles, increase flexibility, and center your mind through the practice of yoga. Experience the benefits…
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Yoga

Strengthen muscles, increase flexibility, and center your mind through the practice of yoga. Experience the benefits…

<p>Strengthen muscles, increase flexibility, and center your mind through the practice of yoga. Experience the benefits…
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Yoga

Strengthen muscles, increase flexibility, and center your mind through the practice of yoga. Experience the benefits…

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