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 […]
The Panorama of Arts and Culture represents an outstanding opportunity for both local and International teenagers to experience and share the arts and cultural scene in Montreal. This is a “hands-on”, “feet on the ground” activity that does not rely on screens, smartphones or tablets but rather requires active participation in an authentic “real-time” experience. […]
Explorations is all about “trying” new things. So what better for this educator than to spread some heavy duty wings (13 hours in air) and go to China with the hopes of teaching Drama. The classroom was ideal. Set up with stools and tables along the wall and plenty of room to move and express. […]
Dear Explorations Community, On Sunday, September 23rd, special guest The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport and Canada’s first astronaut will join children at the Montreal Benny Library, in his riding of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce-Westmount, for to share his experiences as an astronaut and to take part in a Q&A, along with a representative from the Canadian […]
This summer, Explorations launched its inaugural Explorations International Camp. A team of 4 Leaders and 4 Assistants spent 13 days in Beijing leading Explorations Activities to groups of Chinese children. The program was a huge success and we cannot wait to return in the Winter of 2019. Activities included Nutrition and Cooking, Theatre, Glee, Robotics, […]
Explorations 2018 has brought forward several new activities based on previous conversations with our camper families and colleagues. Our junior science program has welcomed Amanda Tulli who has brings a science inquiry approach to the teaching and understanding of physical and natural sciences. Tracy Blonder and her fellow junior activity group leaders have embraced a […]
Since the founding of McGill Explorations Camp in 1984, much has changed in regards to the technical support of many of our Activities. Certainly we remember well (or not) the fluid offset printing press, the photocopied notes and diagrams, early Texas Instruments and Atari personal computers, and telephone modems (the ones where you actually placed […]
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As we wind up our first week at Explorations 2018, our Campers continue to be very busy and productive. Please peruse our Explorations Newsletter, volume 1 attached. The descriptions and photos have been provided by Activity Leaders, Camp Assistants, and campers.
Our first week of Explorations was a great success! Our Week II Newsletter will feature our Junior program as well as our Senior Panorama of Science and Entrepreneurial Business activities.
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