COURSES at EXPLO New York

3 WEEKS · 3 COURSES · 3 ELECTIVES

 

COURSES Courses are introductory explorations into topics in a variety of subjects for students interested in pursuing strengths and interests across different subject areas. You’ll take three courses over the three week session, plus electives, trips, and activities.

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CONCENTRATIONS 1 + 2 WEEKS • 1 COURSE

Looking for a deeper dive? CONCENTRATIONS are one- and two-week courses in a single subject for students who have a strong sense of what they’re interested in for a career or future study. Students who enroll in a concentration take just the single course (no electives), and participate in some evening activities and weekend trips.

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COURSE LIST

<p>Step in front of the camera—or onto the stage—and join a team of fellow actors to perform a collection of interactive scenes.</p>

Acting for the Stage + Screen

Step in front of the camera—or onto the stage—and join a team of fellow actors to perform a collection of interactive scenes.

Acting, Improv, Screen, Stage, Theater
<p>Step in front of the camera—or onto the stage—and join a team of fellow actors to perform a collection of interactive scenes.</p>

Acting for the Stage + Screen

Step in front of the camera—or onto the stage—and join a team of fellow actors to perform a collection of interactive scenes.

Acting, Improv, Screen, Stage, Theater
<p>Explore the science of aerodynamics as you build aircrafts ranging from glider prototypes to high-flying model rockets.</p>

Aeronautical Engineering

Explore the science of aerodynamics as you build aircrafts ranging from glider prototypes to high-flying model rockets.

Aerodynamics, Design, Engineering, Physics, Rocketry
<p>Explore the science of aerodynamics as you build aircrafts ranging from glider prototypes to high-flying model rockets.</p>

Aeronautical Engineering

Explore the science of aerodynamics as you build aircrafts ranging from glider prototypes to high-flying model rockets.

Aerodynamics, Design, Engineering, Physics, Rocketry
<p>Taking inspiration from acclaimed architects, draft your original concept of a dream home into tangible architectural plans.</p>

Architecture

Taking inspiration from acclaimed architects, draft your original concept of a dream home into tangible architectural plans.

3D Modeling, Architecture, Design, Engineering, Math
<p>Taking inspiration from acclaimed architects, draft your original concept of a dream home into tangible architectural plans.</p>

Architecture

Taking inspiration from acclaimed architects, draft your original concept of a dream home into tangible architectural plans.

3D Modeling, Architecture, Design, Engineering, Math
<p>Enter the lab for a close-up and hands-on experience with chemistry.</p>

Chemistry in Action

Enter the lab for a close-up and hands-on experience with chemistry.

Chemistry, Experimental Design, Experiments, Scientific Method
<p>Enter the lab for a close-up and hands-on experience with chemistry.</p>

Chemistry in Action

Enter the lab for a close-up and hands-on experience with chemistry.

Chemistry, Experimental Design, Experiments, Scientific Method
<p>Learn to code with Processing, an easy-to-learn  programming language designed by the MIT Media Lab.
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Computer Programming

Learn to code with Processing, an easy-to-learn programming language designed by the MIT Media Lab.

Coding, Computers, Engineering, Programming, Science
<p>Learn to code with Processing, an easy-to-learn  programming language designed by the MIT Media Lab.
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Computer Programming

Learn to code with Processing, an easy-to-learn programming language designed by the MIT Media Lab.

Coding, Computers, Engineering, Programming, Science
<p>Practice the art of presentation and the science of baking delectable desserts in a competitive cupcake showdown.</p>

Cupcake Challenges

Practice the art of presentation and the science of baking delectable desserts in a competitive cupcake showdown.

Competition, Cooking, Culinary Arts, Culinary Techniques, Food Science, Presentation, Teamwork
<p>Practice the art of presentation and the science of baking delectable desserts in a competitive cupcake showdown.</p>

Cupcake Challenges

Practice the art of presentation and the science of baking delectable desserts in a competitive cupcake showdown.

Competition, Cooking, Culinary Arts, Culinary Techniques, Food Science, Presentation, Teamwork
<p>Uncover the physics of the world around you by designing, building, and testing a variety of ambitious projects.</p>

Experimental Engineering

Uncover the physics of the world around you by designing, building, and testing a variety of ambitious projects.

Building, Design, Engineering, Physics, Visual Arts
<p>Uncover the physics of the world around you by designing, building, and testing a variety of ambitious projects.</p>

Experimental Engineering

Uncover the physics of the world around you by designing, building, and testing a variety of ambitious projects.

Building, Design, Engineering, Physics, Visual Arts
<p>Develop your eye as an artist and refine your drawing skills and techniques by sketching the human figure.</p>

Figure Drawing + Portraiture

Develop your eye as an artist and refine your drawing skills and techniques by sketching the human figure.

Charcoal, Drawing Techniques, Pencil, Portraits, Sketching
<p>Develop your eye as an artist and refine your drawing skills and techniques by sketching the human figure.</p>

Figure Drawing + Portraiture

Develop your eye as an artist and refine your drawing skills and techniques by sketching the human figure.

Charcoal, Drawing Techniques, Pencil, Portraits, Sketching
<p>Immerse yourself in many facets of medicine as you step into the shoes of a medical intern, rotating through fields such as cardiology, emergency medicine, and neurology on your daily rounds.</p>

Medical Careers

Immerse yourself in many facets of medicine as you step into the shoes of a medical intern, rotating through fields such as cardiology, emergency medicine, and neurology on your daily rounds.

Healthcare, Medical Ethics, Medicine, Science
<p>Immerse yourself in many facets of medicine as you step into the shoes of a medical intern, rotating through fields such as cardiology, emergency medicine, and neurology on your daily rounds.</p>

Medical Careers

Immerse yourself in many facets of medicine as you step into the shoes of a medical intern, rotating through fields such as cardiology, emergency medicine, and neurology on your daily rounds.

Healthcare, Medical Ethics, Medicine, Science
<p>Get up close to the world of lawyers, witnesses, and jurists as you explore the United States judicial system.</p>

Mock Trial

Get up close to the world of lawyers, witnesses, and jurists as you explore the United States judicial system.

Judicial System, Law, Litigator, Public Speaking, Trial
<p>Get up close to the world of lawyers, witnesses, and jurists as you explore the United States judicial system.</p>

Mock Trial

Get up close to the world of lawyers, witnesses, and jurists as you explore the United States judicial system.

Judicial System, Law, Litigator, Public Speaking, Trial
<p>Emulate the work of cutting-edge master chefs who experiment with molecular gastronomy to create their avant-garde dishes.</p>

Modernist Cuisine + The Science of Cooking

Emulate the work of cutting-edge master chefs who experiment with molecular gastronomy to create their avant-garde dishes.

Cooking, Culinary Techniques, Food Science, Presentation
<p>Emulate the work of cutting-edge master chefs who experiment with molecular gastronomy to create their avant-garde dishes.</p>

Modernist Cuisine + The Science of Cooking

Emulate the work of cutting-edge master chefs who experiment with molecular gastronomy to create their avant-garde dishes.

Cooking, Culinary Techniques, Food Science, Presentation
<p>Experience the life of a musical theater performer by singing and dancing through a production on the EXPLO stage.</p>

Musical Theater

Experience the life of a musical theater performer by singing and dancing through a production on the EXPLO stage.

Acting, Dancing, Musical Theater, Performing, Singing
<p>Experience the life of a musical theater performer by singing and dancing through a production on the EXPLO stage.</p>

Musical Theater

Experience the life of a musical theater performer by singing and dancing through a production on the EXPLO stage.

Acting, Dancing, Musical Theater, Performing, Singing
<p>Build and modify radio-controlled model cars that can navigate a dynamic course full of formidable challenges.</p>

Off-Road Vehicle Design

Build and modify radio-controlled model cars that can navigate a dynamic course full of formidable challenges.

Design, Engineering, Physics, Racing, Vehicles
<p>Build and modify radio-controlled model cars that can navigate a dynamic course full of formidable challenges.</p>

Off-Road Vehicle Design

Build and modify radio-controlled model cars that can navigate a dynamic course full of formidable challenges.

Design, Engineering, Physics, Racing, Vehicles
<p>Peek behind the curtain of your favorite indie games and discover the art and science of developing compelling levels.</p>

Video Game Level Design

Peek behind the curtain of your favorite indie games and discover the art and science of developing compelling levels.

Coding, Computers, Gaming, Technology, Visual Art
<p>Peek behind the curtain of your favorite indie games and discover the art and science of developing compelling levels.</p>

Video Game Level Design

Peek behind the curtain of your favorite indie games and discover the art and science of developing compelling levels.

Coding, Computers, Gaming, Technology, Visual Art
<p>Keep your team alive in the great outdoors with a rugged repertoire of off-the-grid medical skills and some old-fashioned ingenuity.</p>

Wilderness Medicine

Keep your team alive in the great outdoors with a rugged repertoire of off-the-grid medical skills and some old-fashioned ingenuity.

First Aid, First Responder, Medicine, Outdoor, Survival, Wilderness
<p>Keep your team alive in the great outdoors with a rugged repertoire of off-the-grid medical skills and some old-fashioned ingenuity.</p>

Wilderness Medicine

Keep your team alive in the great outdoors with a rugged repertoire of off-the-grid medical skills and some old-fashioned ingenuity.

First Aid, First Responder, Medicine, Outdoor, Survival, Wilderness
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CONCENTRATIONS

1 + 2 WEEKS • 1 COURSE

CONCENTRATIONS are one- and two-week courses in a single subject for students who have a strong sense of what they’re interested in for a career or future study. Students who enroll in a concentration take just the single course, and participate in some evening activities and weekend trips.

Medical Rounds

Medical Rounds

Grades 8-10 • 1 Week

Step into the shoes of a medical doctor and try your hand at several specialties from cardiology and pulmonology to radiology and more. Practice taking vital signs, assessing patient history, and refining your bedside manner before tackling real-world case studies — created ...

<p>Step into the shoes of a medical doctor and try your hand at several specialties from cardiology and pulmonology to radiology and more. Practice taking vital signs, assessing patient history, and refining your bedside manner before tackling real-world case studies — created by Dr. Andrew Eyre of Brigham and Women’s Hospital — and collaborating with your peers to assess patients’ symptoms and quickly solve each case.</p>

Medical Rounds

Grades 8-10 • Week

Step into the shoes of a medical doctor and try your hand at several specialties from cardiology and pulmonology to radiology and more. Practice taking vital signs, assessing patient history, and refining your bedside manner before tackling real-world case studies — created by Dr. Andrew Eyre of Brigham and Women’s Hospital — and collaborating with your peers to assess patients’ symptoms and quickly solve each case.

Orthopedics + Sports Medicine

Orthopedics + Sports Medicine

Grades 8-10 • 2 Weeks

To improve the lives of individuals with injuries – orthopedic surgeons, sports physiologists, and physical therapists need to be at the top of their game. Uncover the up-close life of sports medicine specialists as you set fractures, treat injuries, analyze spine trauma, an...

<p>To improve the lives of individuals with injuries – orthopedic surgeons, sports physiologists, and physical therapists need to be at the top of their game. Uncover the up-close life of sports medicine specialists as you set fractures, treat injuries, analyze spine trauma, and operate to get your athletes back in the game. As you work alongside trainers, surgeons, and professors, you’ll explore the best pathways to prevent and treat an injury, and discover where you might fit within them.</p>

Orthopedics + Sports Medicine

Grades 8-10 • Weeks

To improve the lives of individuals with injuries – orthopedic surgeons, sports physiologists, and physical therapists need to be at the top of their game. Uncover the up-close life of sports medicine specialists as you set fractures, treat injuries, analyze spine trauma, and operate to get your athletes back in the game. As you work alongside trainers, surgeons, and professors, you’ll explore the best pathways to prevent and treat an injury, and discover where you might fit within them.

Startup Entrepreneurship

Startup Entrepreneurship

Grades 8-10 • 2 Weeks

The difference between successful startups and the could-have-beens? Getting your idea to market. EXPLO pairs you with some of the most creative (and successful) minds in the business, including serial entrepreneurs and venture capitalists, for real-world advice on what’s ne...

<p>The difference between successful startups and the could-have-beens? Getting your idea to market. EXPLO pairs you with some of the most creative (and successful) minds in the business, including serial entrepreneurs and venture capitalists, for real-world advice on what’s needed to land funding, how to handle staffing, and what to strive for in building a successful organizational culture. Meet with an angel investor, tour operations at successful business incubators, discuss your competitor analysis with startup CEOs — then pitch your idea to a panel of entrepreneurs for the personalized feedback you need to go to market.</p>

Startup Entrepreneurship

Grades 8-10 • Weeks

The difference between successful startups and the could-have-beens? Getting your idea to market. EXPLO pairs you with some of the most creative (and successful) minds in the business, including serial entrepreneurs and venture capitalists, for real-world advice on what’s needed to land funding, how to handle staffing, and what to strive for in building a successful organizational culture. Meet with an angel investor, tour operations at successful business incubators, discuss your competitor analysis with startup CEOs — then pitch your idea to a panel of entrepreneurs for the personalized feedback you need to go to market.

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