Where kids build the skills they need to shape their future.
At Apollo, ambitious students ages 10-13 explore their interests, get exposed to global issues, and build key life-skills through application-based challenges.
What students and parents
“The Explore program prepares children for our dynamic world by exploring activities, skills, and mindsets to become resilient and adaptable to tackle new challenges, find solutions, and chart new paths!”
“Nadim is a magical human being. He has this incredible ability to see the talents and potential of kids and bring them out in the most fun, innovative, and empowering ways.”
“The unique advantage of this program is how they infuse valuable life skills like mindfulness, presentation skills and plenty of exposure opportunities.”
“By far the best pre-teen/teen program that exposes them to global issues, the unlimited potential of people & technology and the importance of mindfulness and character.”
“Over the program I’ve become more curious and have noticed that I now like to search up different questions and really go in depth in doing research about them.”
“Through the Explore program, I built friendships and was introduced to many emerging technologies. Our director, Nadim was outstanding as he made each session fun and purposeful, every, single, time.”
“I love this program because we play awesome games and then can learn about key mindsets and how to relate it all back to life!”
“This program allowed me to be more confident, resilient and allowed me to find my true passions.
“I have gained so much more confidence and strengths in presenting in front of an audience.”
“Where this program really shines is through the focus around personal growth and mental and emotional maturity. Nadim and his team have created a multi-dimensional program that helps the students grow in so many ways. I saw immense gains in my son.”
How it Works
Apollo Missions is a series of virtual challenges where students work individually and in teams to build real-world projects using emerging technologies. These interactive sessions actively engage students and provide them with access to Apollo coaches and mentors for personalized 1-on-1 coaching sessions.
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Mission 0: Explore 🧠
Students will explore their interests with a global community of like-minded individuals, get introduced to world's biggest problems, and build a portfolio using an emerging technology through projects like one-pagers, presentations, and newsletters.
Mission 1: Build an AI Chatbot 🤖
Students will learn about Artificial Intelligence through building a chatbot. They will be introduced to natural language processing and machine learning through practical exercises while gaining insight into biases. Students will learn to build and reason with AI bots that inform, entertain and are capable of independent thinking.
Mission 2: Build a Video Game 🕹️
Through creating a series of obstacles using Roblox, Minecraft, or Unity students will learn the basics of game design and to channel their creativity and teamwork skills. Students will receive training on the creator tools within these programs including learning Lua code and basic object oriented programming.
Mission 3: Build a Web Application 👾
Using no-code tools and AI applications, students will build a personal website and an an interactive web application that is functional. Students will develop skills in design, development and project management.
Mission 4: Build a Moonshot Company 🌕
Through exposure to problem solving frameworks and a deep dive into various technologies, students will work in teams to create a concept around a company in the future to solve one of the world’s biggest problems. Students will learn to understand problems at their core and research effectively to determine how emerging technologies can be used solve these complex problems.
Mission 5: Build a Business 💼
Students will brainstorm ideas, launch a minimum viable product, and gain a foundational understanding of finance and accounting principles. Through customer acquisition and marketing strategies, students will make their first sale and learn the art of hustling while developing resilience in the face of failure.
Choose the plan that works for you. Financial Aid available.
Curiosity is the spark
for building a life of passion and purpose
Our team brings together their 15+ combined years of experiences in working with students in this age range. Students are continually learning from the most curious, courageous minds.
Apply to Apollo today!
Apply to Apollo now or directly meet one of our Program Directors to get a taste of how the program fits your student.