7-Day Tour to Singapore
Singapore is now firmly established as one of the most exciting and opportunity-filled economies in Asia. With over 4,200 regional headquarters of multinational corporations in industries ranging from high-tech, banking, to shipping based in the island nation, it is the gateway of the entire world to Southeast Asia. To spend time in Singapore is to get a glimpse of the future. For 7 days, Young Explorers will step out of the comforts of their homes and explore the best Singapore has to offer. Through company visits and hands-on workshops, they will be inspired by meeting industry leaders at leading technology companies, explore innovations at museums, challenge themselves in public speaking, create lasting friendships, and much more.
Master Key Frameworks & Concepts:
Five-phase Design Thinking process created by the Hasso-Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford (d.school)
Fundamentals of Public Speaking - Informative, Persuasive, Impromptu
Develop Lifelong Skills:
Most importantly...get inspired and find your PURPOSE behind it all!
Founded in 1823, Raffles Institution is the oldest college preparatory school in Singapore. It is a private secondary school that is a top feeder for Ivy League Universities, Stanford, MIT, and Oxford University.
DAY 1: Arrive in Singapore
Welcome Presentation & Icebreakers
Introduction to Design Thinking
Science Centre Singapore
Carousell Case Study
Gardens by the Bay Light Show
Carousell Case Study Presentation
Fundamentals of Public Speaking Part 1
Red Dot Design Museum
Fundamentals of Public Speaking Part 2
Grab Case Study
Grab Case Study Presentation
Final Tour Project Presentation
National University of Singapore Campus Tour
DAY 7: Return Home
Every Evening: Reflections, Skill-Building Activities & Final Tour Project Preparation.
Students will receive an Exploracademy Certificate of Curriculum Completion at the end of the tour.
*Accommodation and company visits are subject to change.
Carousell is one of the leading online marketplaces for buying and selling new and secondhand goods in Southeast Asia. Young Explorers will take a tour of Carousell's fun work environment and hear the Head of Engineering share his story of how he got from not liking school to leading a team at Carousell!
Grab acquired all of Uber's Southeast Asia operations and is the dominant ride-hailing business in Southeast Asia. Young Explorers will get a rare opportunity to go behind the company's doors to tour Grab's headquarters in Singapore.
National University of Singapore is not only ranked 1st in Singapore and Asia Pacific, but it has also been consistently ranked among the best universities in the world. Young Explorers will have an opportunity to take a tour of the main campus and hear from a current student.
Upcoming Singapore Tour Dates
Limited seats are available on each tour. Reserve your spot by contacting us.
Summer Session 1: August 2-8, 2020
Early Bird Deadline (with discount): February 29, 2020
Registration Deadline: June 12, 2020
This Tour is Recommended For
9-15 years old who are comfortable in an all-English environment.
Round trip flights from Hong Kong or Taipei to Singapore with our Tour Educators.
Transportation to and from Singapore Changi & all local transportation throughout the tour dates.
International health & travel medical insurance with maximum limit of US$100,000.
Accommodation at Raffles Institution, a private secondary school that is the top feeder for Ivy League universities, Stanford, MIT, and Oxford University.
Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks covered throughout tour dates. Dinner covered for arrival day & breakfast covered for departure day.
Entrance fee for all museums, workshops, excursions.
1:5 Tour Educator to student ratio. Available 24/7.