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  


    Each session is enrolled by the town where each student attends 7th grade. 

    Session #1
    Billerica or Burlington
    Tuesdays and Thursdays

    Dates TBD

    Please contact Erin Dailey with any questions at 978-671-3604.

    Session #2 
    Wilmington
    Tuesdays and Thursdays

    Dates TBD

    Please contact Erin Dailey with any questions at 978-671-3604.

    Session #3 
    Tewksbury, Hanscom, and Bedford
    Tuesdays and Thursdays

    Dates TBD

    Please contact Erin Dailey with any questions at 978-671-3604.