DBU Explore

A Student Leadership Experience

Program Summary

An all-inclusive academic and culture program for students who want to challenge their intellect and experience American culture.

Program Highlights:

  • Experience life on a beautiful American university campus.
  • Attend interactive workshops in our academic tracks.
  • Visit local educational sites to inspire learning and creativity.
  • Engage in fun cultural activities in the Dallas Metroplex.
  • Visit some of Texas' top cities during our culture week!

DBU Explore will offer students four academic tracks to choose from.

STEM: Students will explore exciting STEM-related topics and consider the future of technology!

Leadership: Students will be inspired by past leaders and challenged to develop their own leadership skills.

Intensive English: Students will engage in interactive English studies taught by native English speakers to strengthen their English skills.

Click here to download the Academic Track Schedule.** 

**Specific workshop titles are subject to change.

High School students must be between the ages of 14-17

There are two options available: 1- or 2-Week Programs.

1 Week only: July 4 - 10, 2021 $1,297

1 Week program consists of academic workshops, educational sites, and local cultural activities! This program takes place on the Dallas Baptist University campus in Dallas, Texas.

2 Weeks:        July 4-17, 2021
$2,398

Includes the first week of academic workshops and culture activities, plus a trip to Austin, Houston, and Ft. Worth, Texas!

Group Leaders:

  • Week 1 includes one free group leader per 8 paying students. International airfare is not included.
  • Week 2 will cost $1,101 per person. Due to the travel costs, no discounts or free chaperone options are available for this week.

A tentative schedule is available for High School groups.

DBU Housing and Transportation will not be available before July 4 and after July 10 (1-week) / July 17 (2-week). Participants are responsible for arranging private transportation and lodging if airfare arrivals and departures fall outside of the posted dates.

There are two options available: 1- or 2-Week Programs.

1 Week only: July 18-24, 2021
$1,297

1 Week program consists of academic workshops, educational sites, and local cultural activities! This program takes place on the Dallas Baptist University campus in Dallas, Texas.

2 Weeks:      July 18-31, 2021
$2,398

Includes the first week of academic workshops and culture activities, plus a trip to Austin, Houston, and Ft. Worth, Texas!

Group Leaders:

  • Week 1 includes one free group leader per 8 paying students. International airfare is not included.
  • Week 2 will cost $1,101 per person. Due to the travel costs, no discounts or free chaperone options are available for this week.

A tentative schedule is available for College groups.

DBU Housing and Transportation will not be available before July 18 and after July 24 (1-week) / July 31 (2-week). Participants are responsible for arranging private transportation and lodging if airfare arrivals and departures fall outside of the posted dates.

1 Week only: $1,297.00 USD
2 Week: $2,398.00 USD

2021 DBU Explore Program Includes:

  • All meals during camp program
  • All activities on camp schedule
  • Camp T-shirt
  • Shared Campus Dorm Room
  • English Placement Test (if necessary)
  • Academic Workshop and language activities
  • Fun cultural activities in Dallas
  • DBU Explore Completion Certificate

Plus - Week 2 Program Includes:

  • Visits to the Austin State Capital, NASA-Space Center, Kemah Boardwalk, Bob Bullock Texas Museum, a tour of the Houston Rockets arena, and a visit to the Ft. Worth Stockyards!
  • Hotel accommodations / All meals / Tour Bus

Not Included:

  • International Airfare to/from the USA
  • No meals before camp starts or after camp ends
  • No housing before camp starts or after camp ends
  • Snacks/Souvenirs
  • Dorm Bedding

To ensure that we hold space for your group, please follow the deadlines below. A $250 deposit is due when you submit your application. The remainder of your camp costs have been split into three payments for your convenience. Students only attending Week 1 will have three payments of $349USD (in addition to the $250 deposit) and students attending Week 1 & Week 2 will have three payments of $716USD (in addition to the $250 deposit).

Please contact our office at 214-333-6902 should you have any questions.

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Deposit Due with Application
  • Non-refundable Deposit: $250 USD
  • Required to reserve space for your group
  • Pay Deposit Online
April 1, 2021
  • Week 1 Only Student: $349 USD
  • Week 1 & 2 Student: $716 USD
May 1, 2021
  • Week 1 Only Student: $349 USD
  • Week 1 & 2 Student: $716 USD
June 1, 2021
  • Week 1 Only Student: $349 USD
  • Week 1 & 2 Student: $716 USD

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