EXPLO at Yale



Previewing college life, this EXPLO program allows students to learn on the Yale University campus. The program includes ungraded courses, workshops, college seminars, sports clinics and SAT preparation; subject offerings include international law, architecture and music theory, among others. Extracurricular activities, athletics, special events and trips supplement academics. Exploration programs for younger students are available in Norton, MA, and Wellesley, MA (see separate listings).

General Info

Name EXPLO at Yale
Location New Haven, CT
Year-round Contacts 781-762-7400
Program Focuses & Features Acting, Arabic, Archaeology, Architecture, Baseball, Basketball, Business/Finance, Canoeing, Chess, Circus Skills, Climbing Wall, Cooking, Crafts, Creative Writing, Dance, Debate, Deep-sea Fishing, Drama, Drawing, ESL, Ecology, Engineering, Environmental Science, Exploration, Expository Writing, Field Hockey, Fine Arts, Football, Golf, Government, Hiking, Kayaking, Lacrosse, Law, Marine Biology/Studies, Media, Mountaineering, Music, Painting, Photography, Public Speaking, Religious Studies, Rugby, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Studio Art, Survival Training, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, White-water Rafting, Wilderness Camping, Woodcraft, Writing/Journalism
Grade Range (rising grades) 10-12
Age Range Residential and Day — Coed Ages 15-17
Application Deadline Rolling
Director Sarah Ruter & Brent Ruter, Heads of Programs
Residential Fee $6010-11,190 (+$300-600), 3-6 weeks.
Day Fee $2755-5080 (+$300-600), 3-6 weeks.
Year Established 1977
Sponsor Exploration School
Dates & Sessions July-Aug; 2 sessions, 3 weeks long


Sarah Ruter & Brent Ruter, Heads of Programs