During these unpredictable times, we must stand together to support each other. It is a chance for people around the world to stand together in unity. Last week, Explorations received a donation of 1,500 masks from Wu Ruikan’s family in China. Wu Ruikan (Anna) is one of our learners who joined us last summer during […]
For over 40 years, Explorations has created opportunities for young leaners to take part in educational experiences that are both challenging and captivating. From its founding, our organization has strived to empower educators to create environments where the true potential of young learners is realized. As we enter a new chapter of Explorations Learning, we look to our past and our principles to guide us forward.
“Almost all creativity involves purposeful play.”– Abraham Maslow It is with great excitement that we announce the newest addition to our learning programs: Creator Labs. Creator Labs aim to unleash children’s potential by allowing them to develop their unique learning paths through play. What is a Creator Lab? A Creator Lab is a 2-hour open […]
Wednesday afternoon, July 17, Explorations Camp received two very special visitors; The Honorable Minister of Transport, Mr. Marc Garneau and Margaret Guest, Constituency Assistant, Notre-Dame-de Grace-Westmount. They had requested a visit given Mr. Garneau’s interest in the teaching of Robotics, Kids Coding and STEAM activities (a combination of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics). Mr. […]
Dear Explorations Campers and Parents, With the beginning of camp just around the corner, we are sending to your attention “housekeeping details” for your further consideration. Explorations Camp 2019 takes place at Loyola High School, 2477 West Broadway, just below Sherbrooke Street, in Notre Dame de Grace. Session 1 begins on Monday, July 1, Canada […]
According to a recent article in The Washington Post entitled “Teens who spend less time in front of screens are happier”, Silicon Valley executives “have been speaking out about the purposefully addictive designs of smartphones and social media, which make them hard to put down for anyone, but particularly teenagers. Now, a new report puts numbers […]
Explorations Montreal is the choice of parents who are searching for an authentic, “real world” educational experience. First founded in 1982, as a summer camp for “gifted” students, by a group of innovative McGill University Education professors, Explorations now welcomes curious and motivated learners from Montreal and beyond. In this regard, Explorations has also since […]
For generations of parents and educators, proficiency and even interest in Science or in the Arts were seen to be mutually exclusive. Science was deemed to be rational and analytical (left side of the brain) and the Arts were described as creative, whimsical and expressive (right side of the brain). Until recently, it had been […]