Welcome to the homepage of the Explores! This organization is an extension of the AP Social Studies classroom. Each summer, this group travels to one of the locations or locations similar to those studied in class. Each trip offers a unique educational experience as students immerse themselves in learning laws, experiencing culture, and tours museums and monumental sights.
View program presentation: LINK
View program videos and click links below each trip for trip video:
2014 - Paris
17 students from Pearland and Dawson High Schools participated.
2015 - Dublin and London
25 students from Pearland and Dawson High Schools participated.
2016 - China
39 students from Pearland and Dawson High School participated.
2017 - Central Europe
57 students from Pearland and Dawson High Schools participated.
Central Europe 2017
2018 - Rome and Athens
99 students from Pearland and Dawson High Schools participated.
2019 - England and Scotland
Over 130 students from all three high schools participated.
2020 - Japan
2021 - Paris, Switzerland, Germany
(Moved to 2022)
2022 - Ireland and Northern Ireland
2023 - Spain and Portugal
Trip is Full
2024 - Dublin and London 2.0
(This trip will be a double group; only 20 seats remaining)
2025 - New Zealand and Australia
(This trip will be a double bus; 50 Seats available)
Travel Pledge Form