Project Explore

  • Project Explore is a free quality after-school program offered to 7th-grade students who reside in the Shawsheen Tech Regional School District.  It provides a great opportunity for students to visit the school and explore 6 of the 16 different vocational-technical shops offered over a three-week period.  School buses will transport students from their middle school to Shawsheen Tech as well as to a bus stop near their home upon completion of the program each day.  Shops are randomly assigned to all students. 

    Shawsheen Tech offers a variety of the following vocational-technical programs for Project Explore (subject to change pending enrollment).  

    Autobody Dental Machine Tool Technolgy
    Automotive Drafting Masonry
    Bakery Design & Visual Communications Metal Fabrication
    Business Tech Electrical Programming & Web
    Carpentry Electronics  
    Culinary Graphic Arts  


    Project Explore will be running again this year. This a program for 7th graders in our district.

    Session 1 (Billerica)

    January 11 – January 27

    Tuesday/Thursdays (2:15-4:45 pm)


    Session 2 – (Burlington / Wilmington)

    February 1 – February 17

    Tuesday/Thursdays (2:15-4:45 pm)

    Session 3 – (Bedford / Hanscom / Tewksbury)

    March 1 – March 17

    Tuesday/Thursdays (2:15-4:45 pm)


    Please contact Erin Dailey with any questions at 978-671-3613.