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Bellingham's premiere independent high school emphasizes education that Personal, Social and Global.

Personal

“I love that Explorations provides an open, caring, supportive, kind and inclusive environment that allows my child to express his wonderful personality without judgment.” - Parent

Attend small classes, work with supportive faculty and staff that know you by name and face, and realize your full academic and social potential.

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Social

"I value this school like my home. It makes me feel whole and comfortable. I am glad that I am able to be a part of the big Explorations family and appreciate everything that makes it possible." - Student

Our thriving school community consists not only of our impressive students, but of our enthusiastic staff, equally enthusiastic family members, dedicated volunteers, and incredibly generous donorsExplorations Academy also frequently participates in both local and international service projects, which allows students to cultivate a sense of global citizenship and environmental stewardship.

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Global

"Without Explorations I would never have met with Buddhist monks, or gone on a two-day trek through a rainforest." - Student

Explorations Academy is a fully-accredited independent high school in Bellingham, Washington. Students at Explorations Academy  travel internationally, trek in the backcountry of our beautiful region, and develop independent study, among other things.

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Explorations founder and director Daniel Kirkpatrick speaks at TEDxBellingham about his educational philosophy.

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Upcoming Events
The Great Mystery 2014 Apr 15, 2014 - May 13, 2014 — United States
Field Outing: Sucia Island/Coast trip Apr 28, 2014 - May 02, 2014
TED Talk Tuesday May 06, 2014 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM — Explorations Academy
Blisterama! May 09, 2014 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Bike to School Day May 16, 2014 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM
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Explorations Academy Online

Our new online program offers an Explorations Academy education to teens who live outside of Northwest Washington.

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