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ExploreHope provides innovative, experienced-based learning for pre-professional students at Hope College in the context of K-12 outreach programs.

Explore. Learn. Grow.

Me, Mommy and SWE: Fall into Fun

Girls grades K-2 join us for a hands-on exploration of engineering projects. Attend with moms, grandmas, aunts, or older sisters

Saturday, November 5th
9am - Noon
Hope College Schaap Science Center

*2016/2017 Scout Days!!!!

Boy Scout Merit Badge Days

Saturday, November 12
Environmental Science or Chemistry
Register here!

Saturday, January 14
Digital Technology or Citizenship in the Nation
*Scouts will need to bring their CyberChip as a prerequisite. Starting working on that now!

Saturday, March 11
Art or Drafting(tentative)

Scouts choose one badge each day.
Sessions run 9am - 3pm
Badges are completed as long as prerequisites are shown to counselors.

Girl Scout Days

Saturday, January 7
Junior Journey Day

Saturday, April 22
Outdoor Art Badges
All levels join us for these new badges and to celebrate Earth Day!

Older Scouts welcome to help lead Junior Journey Day.
Email explore@hope.edu for details.

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*Musical Arts Academy

The MAA provides students of all ages and abilities the opportunity to experience and develop a lifelong love of music.
Progam listing

*2016 Summer Science Camps!!!!
Thanks for a great summer!

Summer 2017 schedule posted in January

Pictures from last year's scouts days



Community partnerships and collaboration ideas always welcome.

Homeschool parents and students welcome.

ExploreHope provides innovative, experienced-based learning for pre-professional students in the context of K-12 outreach programs.

The Center for Exploratory Learning is a self-funded outreach program sponsored by Hope College. Program support is graciously provided by the Hope College Howard Hughes Medical Institute Program (HHMI), Michigan Space Grant Consortium, Michigan STEM Partnership, Michigan Campus Compact and generous in-kind donors.

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Registration Links

Boy Scout Days :
November 12
January 14
March 11

Me, Mommy and SWE
Girls ages K-2
November 5

Girl Scout Days :
January 7th (Junior Journey)
April 22 Outdoor Art Badge (all levels)

Middle School Girls STEM Day:
Saturday, February 25th

Music Programs!

Hope College
Musical Arts Academy

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