ELECTIVES Grades 4-7

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.

Please note: There is nothing more important to us than the safety of our students and staff. Traditionally, EXPLO students take 3 courses and 3 electives per session. While we will aim to do the same this year, we do recognize that some of those activities might not be possible this summer due to COVID-19. As such, EXPLO students this year might take 6 courses during their session, which would allow us to provide a safer experience should it still be needed.
 

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ELECTIVES LIST

<p>The accessories make the outfit and you’ll make the accessories…</p>

Accessory Design

The accessories make the outfit and you’ll make the accessories…

<p>The accessories make the outfit and you’ll make the accessories…</p>

Accessory Design

The accessories make the outfit and you’ll make the accessories…

<p>Bullseye! This is your opportunity to learn all there is to know about the traditional sport of archery…</p>

Archery

Bullseye! This is your opportunity to learn all there is to know about the traditional sport of archery…

<p>Bullseye! This is your opportunity to learn all there is to know about the traditional sport of archery…</p>

Archery

Bullseye! This is your opportunity to learn all there is to know about the traditional sport of archery…

<p>Babysitting is far more than diapers and bottles. Come learn how to…</p>

Babysitting Skills

Babysitting is far more than diapers and bottles. Come learn how to…

<p>Babysitting is far more than diapers and bottles. Come learn how to…</p>

Babysitting Skills

Babysitting is far more than diapers and bottles. Come learn how to…

<p>Step right up and try your luck! We’ve got just five days to turn this pile of cardboard into a working carnival.</p>

Cardboard Carnival

Step right up and try your luck! We’ve got just five days to turn this pile of cardboard into a working carnival.

<p>Step right up and try your luck! We’ve got just five days to turn this pile of cardboard into a working carnival.</p>

Cardboard Carnival

Step right up and try your luck! We’ve got just five days to turn this pile of cardboard into a working carnival.

<p>You may have the cards, but can you beat the odds? Lady luck plays a part in these games of chance…</p>

Casino Math

You may have the cards, but can you beat the odds? Lady luck plays a part in these games of chance…

<p>You may have the cards, but can you beat the odds? Lady luck plays a part in these games of chance…</p>

Casino Math

You may have the cards, but can you beat the odds? Lady luck plays a part in these games of chance…

<p>Chemistry is everywhere! It’s in the foods we eat and the drinks we drink…</p>

Chem Lab

Chemistry is everywhere! It’s in the foods we eat and the drinks we drink…

<p>Chemistry is everywhere! It’s in the foods we eat and the drinks we drink…</p>

Chem Lab

Chemistry is everywhere! It’s in the foods we eat and the drinks we drink…

<p>Queen to rook one. Knight to king four. Checkmate! Chess is a classic game full of strategy, tension, and excitement.</p>

Chess

Queen to rook one. Knight to king four. Checkmate! Chess is a classic game full of strategy, tension, and excitement.

<p>Queen to rook one. Knight to king four. Checkmate! Chess is a classic game full of strategy, tension, and excitement.</p>

Chess

Queen to rook one. Knight to king four. Checkmate! Chess is a classic game full of strategy, tension, and excitement.

<p>From a fantasy realm deep in your imagination to rhyming couplets and everything in-between…</p>

Creative Writing + Poetry

From a fantasy realm deep in your imagination to rhyming couplets and everything in-between…

<p>From a fantasy realm deep in your imagination to rhyming couplets and everything in-between…</p>

Creative Writing + Poetry

From a fantasy realm deep in your imagination to rhyming couplets and everything in-between…

<p>Mmmm cupcakes! Have you ever wondered who decorates those delicious cupcakes you see in bakeries and at weddings?</p>

Cupcake Decorating

Mmmm cupcakes! Have you ever wondered who decorates those delicious cupcakes you see in bakeries and at weddings?

<p>Mmmm cupcakes! Have you ever wondered who decorates those delicious cupcakes you see in bakeries and at weddings?</p>

Cupcake Decorating

Mmmm cupcakes! Have you ever wondered who decorates those delicious cupcakes you see in bakeries and at weddings?

<p>Worms, eyes, and frogs. Do you want to become a surgeon someday? How about a research scientist?</p>

Dissection

Worms, eyes, and frogs. Do you want to become a surgeon someday? How about a research scientist?

<p>Worms, eyes, and frogs. Do you want to become a surgeon someday? How about a research scientist?</p>

Dissection

Worms, eyes, and frogs. Do you want to become a surgeon someday? How about a research scientist?

<p>Gain the knowledge and skills needed to help others. Respond to sprains, wounds, cuts…</p>

EMT + First Aid

Gain the knowledge and skills needed to help others. Respond to sprains, wounds, cuts…

<p>Gain the knowledge and skills needed to help others. Respond to sprains, wounds, cuts…</p>

EMT + First Aid

Gain the knowledge and skills needed to help others. Respond to sprains, wounds, cuts…

<p>Spanning a gap is no small feat – engineers can spend years designing the best size, shape, and structure…</p>

Engineering: Bridges

Spanning a gap is no small feat – engineers can spend years designing the best size, shape, and structure…

<p>Spanning a gap is no small feat – engineers can spend years designing the best size, shape, and structure…</p>

Engineering: Bridges

Spanning a gap is no small feat – engineers can spend years designing the best size, shape, and structure…

<p>En garde! Are you ready for fancy footwork and foils?</p>

Fencing

En garde! Are you ready for fancy footwork and foils?

<p>En garde! Are you ready for fancy footwork and foils?</p>

Fencing

En garde! Are you ready for fancy footwork and foils?

<p>Ever wonder about how people are different from you? Come explore the world of people and ideas.</p>

Identity + Community

Ever wonder about how people are different from you? Come explore the world of people and ideas.

<p>Ever wonder about how people are different from you? Come explore the world of people and ideas.</p>

Identity + Community

Ever wonder about how people are different from you? Come explore the world of people and ideas.

<p>From beachy notes to breezy ballads, the ukulele is enjoying a moment in the spotlight. Now you can, too…</p>

Introduction to Ukulele

From beachy notes to breezy ballads, the ukulele is enjoying a moment in the spotlight. Now you can, too…

<p>From beachy notes to breezy ballads, the ukulele is enjoying a moment in the spotlight. Now you can, too…</p>

Introduction to Ukulele

From beachy notes to breezy ballads, the ukulele is enjoying a moment in the spotlight. Now you can, too…

<p>Grab a paddle and get ready for adventure!</p>

Kayaking

Grab a paddle and get ready for adventure!

<p>Grab a paddle and get ready for adventure!</p>

Kayaking

Grab a paddle and get ready for adventure!

<p>Think. Design. Build. Make. Whether you’re interested in solving a problem or bringing your most imaginative ideas to life, we’ve got the elective for you!</p>

Maker

Think. Design. Build. Make. Whether you’re interested in solving a problem or bringing your most imaginative ideas to life, we’ve got the elective for you!

<p>Think. Design. Build. Make. Whether you’re interested in solving a problem or bringing your most imaginative ideas to life, we’ve got the elective for you!</p>

Maker

Think. Design. Build. Make. Whether you’re interested in solving a problem or bringing your most imaginative ideas to life, we’ve got the elective for you!

<p>Space, the final frontier. Wouldn’t it be something to blast a rocket into space?</p>

Model Rocketry

Space, the final frontier. Wouldn’t it be something to blast a rocket into space?

<p>Space, the final frontier. Wouldn’t it be something to blast a rocket into space?</p>

Model Rocketry

Space, the final frontier. Wouldn’t it be something to blast a rocket into space?

<p>It was a dark and stormy night… actually, it was just after breakfast, but that never stopped detectives on the trail of a murderer!</p>

Murder Mystery

It was a dark and stormy night… actually, it was just after breakfast, but that never stopped detectives on the trail of a murderer!

<p>It was a dark and stormy night… actually, it was just after breakfast, but that never stopped detectives on the trail of a murderer!</p>

Murder Mystery

It was a dark and stormy night… actually, it was just after breakfast, but that never stopped detectives on the trail of a murderer!

<p>Through color mixing and creative brush strokes, you will turn everyday objects and landscapes into amazing works of art…</p>

Painting

Through color mixing and creative brush strokes, you will turn everyday objects and landscapes into amazing works of art…

<p>Through color mixing and creative brush strokes, you will turn everyday objects and landscapes into amazing works of art…</p>

Painting

Through color mixing and creative brush strokes, you will turn everyday objects and landscapes into amazing works of art…

<p>Ever wonder how to write in secret code? Interested in learning how to build a fire? Come practice your real-world skills while having fun with friends.</p>

Real Life Skills

Ever wonder how to write in secret code? Interested in learning how to build a fire? Come practice your real-world skills while having fun with friends.

<p>Ever wonder how to write in secret code? Interested in learning how to build a fire? Come practice your real-world skills while having fun with friends.</p>

Real Life Skills

Ever wonder how to write in secret code? Interested in learning how to build a fire? Come practice your real-world skills while having fun with friends.

<p>Soccer is one of the most popular sports in the world, and this is your opportunity to get in on all the fun!</p>

Soccer

Soccer is one of the most popular sports in the world, and this is your opportunity to get in on all the fun!

<p>Soccer is one of the most popular sports in the world, and this is your opportunity to get in on all the fun!</p>

Soccer

Soccer is one of the most popular sports in the world, and this is your opportunity to get in on all the fun!

<p>It’s time to tell your best story. One. Frame. At. A. Time.</p>

Stop Motion Films

It’s time to tell your best story. One. Frame. At. A. Time.

<p>It’s time to tell your best story. One. Frame. At. A. Time.</p>

Stop Motion Films

It’s time to tell your best story. One. Frame. At. A. Time.

<p>Forget the XGames, it’s time for the EXPLOGames!</p>

Street Luge

Forget the XGames, it’s time for the EXPLOGames!

<p>Forget the XGames, it’s time for the EXPLOGames!</p>

Street Luge

Forget the XGames, it’s time for the EXPLOGames!

<p>Spend some time at the EXPLO Spa as we learn how to make bath products from all-natural, common household ingredients.</p>

Summer Spa

Spend some time at the EXPLO Spa as we learn how to make bath products from all-natural, common household ingredients.

<p>Spend some time at the EXPLO Spa as we learn how to make bath products from all-natural, common household ingredients.</p>

Summer Spa

Spend some time at the EXPLO Spa as we learn how to make bath products from all-natural, common household ingredients.

<p>What is summer without time in the pool? At EXPLO Boston, we offer beginning through intermediate swim lessons.</p>

Swim Lessons

What is summer without time in the pool? At EXPLO Boston, we offer beginning through intermediate swim lessons.

<p>What is summer without time in the pool? At EXPLO Boston, we offer beginning through intermediate swim lessons.</p>

Swim Lessons

What is summer without time in the pool? At EXPLO Boston, we offer beginning through intermediate swim lessons.

<p>Have you ever wondered how tennis stars like Roger Federer and Serena Williams make those shots? Well, here is your opportunity to learn.</p>

Tennis

Have you ever wondered how tennis stars like Roger Federer and Serena Williams make those shots? Well, here is your opportunity to learn.

<p>Have you ever wondered how tennis stars like Roger Federer and Serena Williams make those shots? Well, here is your opportunity to learn.</p>

Tennis

Have you ever wondered how tennis stars like Roger Federer and Serena Williams make those shots? Well, here is your opportunity to learn.

<p>Theater is an exercise in make-believe, but it takes some practice to make that illusion seem real!</p>

Theater Special Effects

Theater is an exercise in make-believe, but it takes some practice to make that illusion seem real!

<p>Theater is an exercise in make-believe, but it takes some practice to make that illusion seem real!</p>

Theater Special Effects

Theater is an exercise in make-believe, but it takes some practice to make that illusion seem real!

<p>Child’s pose. Half pigeon. Sun salutations. Come explore the techniques of relaxation and meditation…</p>

Yoga

Child’s pose. Half pigeon. Sun salutations. Come explore the techniques of relaxation and meditation…

<p>Child’s pose. Half pigeon. Sun salutations. Come explore the techniques of relaxation and meditation…</p>

Yoga

Child’s pose. Half pigeon. Sun salutations. Come explore the techniques of relaxation and meditation…

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