EXPLO at Wheaton
Trip Listings 2018
Session One Trip Listings Weekends: June 30-July 1 + July 7-8
Saturday, June 30 Boston Duck Tour + Tea Party Museum Canoeing on Watson Pond Cardboard Carnival Weekend Workshop Manners + Etiquette Weekend Workshop New England Aquarium + IMAX Plimoth Plantation
Saturday, July 7 Battleship Cove + Maritime Museum Blue Hills Reservation Design a Fashion Show Weekend Workshop Institute of Contemporary Art Kayaking on Watson Pond MIT Robots Weekend Workshop Science Museum + OMNI Sunday, July 8 Broadway in Boston: Aladdin Narragansett Surfing + Beach Day One Day Production Weekend Workshop Paw Sox Skyventure + Ice Cream Water Wizz
Sunday, July 1 Blue Man Group Canobie Lake Park Kayaking on Watson Pond
Secret Agent + Parkour Weekend Workshop Trapeze + Circus Skills Weekend Workshop Tree Top Adventures WheaFarm Plant-Based Cooking Weekend Workshop
Wednesday Evening Trip
Wednesday, June 27 Grades 4 + 5 Bowling at Ryan Family Amusement 6th Grade Bowling at North Bowl Lanes 7th Grade Off-Campus Movie at Patriot Place *The film will be Incredibles 2
Wednesday, July 3 Grades 4 + 5 Family Funway 6th Grade Laser Tag at Laser Quest 7th Grade PawSox Baseball Game Focus Students PawSox Baseball Game
Wednesday, July 11 Grades 4 + 5 Grade, 6th Off-Campus Movie at Patriot Place *The film will be Incredibles 2
7th Grade 7th Grade Graduation
A Note on Weekend Trips
EXPLO at Wheaton’s weekend trips are a fantastic opportunity for students to engage in academic and recreational adventures, to meet new friends outside of their courses and workshops, and to explore exciting destinations throughout Boston, Providence, and New England. We take great pride and exceptional care in planning our trips, from researching the best and most age-appropriate locations to organizing small, supervised groups for on-site exploring.
Saturday and Sunday are trip days, and students choose from six trip options each day, or 12 per weekend. EXPLO trips range from educational (such as a visit to the Museum of Science) to recreational (a trip to Water Wizz). Students are encouraged to sample from a broad range of choices, and consider trying both our educational and recreational options over the course of their EXPLO experience.
In addition to our weekend trips, each weekend day the program also offers one to two workshops on the campus of Wheaton College. These alternatives are a great way for students to explore sports, arts, theater, science, and many other areas of interest. For example, students can work with our staff to make a patchwork quilt, try pastry making and cake decorating, or learn lacrosse. All residential students attend weekend trips. We highly encourage day students to participate in weekend trips, though they are not required to, to come experience a side of EXPLO not found on campus and make new friends along the way.
Please Note: Trips and Main Events subject to change during the summer.
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