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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.

*Join us in 2017 for more hands-on learning*

Saturday, January 7
Girl Scout Junior Journey Day

Register here!

Saturday, January 14
Boy Scout Merit Badge Day
Digital Technology or Citizenship in the Nation

Register here!

Saturday, February 25
Fall in Love with STEM!
Middle School Girls STEM Day
All girls in grades 6-8 are invited to join us for a day just for them. Co-sponsored with the West Michigan Chapter of the Association of Women in Science.

Register here!

Saturday, March 11
Brain Week!
Cub and Boy Scouts are invited to join in this interactive day. Badge details available in December.

Saturday, April 22
Girl Scouts of all ages
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.

also check out:

*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

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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