Explore!

  • How can I get help?

    Call the Explore office at 523-4747 Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. To get answers in person, visit the Explore office at 1610 E. Sunshine St. Springfield, MO 65804. The Explore office is on the second floor of the Roseann Bentley Administrative Center.

     What are the Explore dates?

    Session 1: Could be as early as June 3 (depending on last day of regular school year) and end June 28.

    Session 2:  July 8-30

    What are the Explore times?

    Elementary schools:   8:50 a.m. -  3:20 p.m., except for Hickory Hills and Pershing which follow the middle school schedule.

    Middle schools:  8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    High school Session l:  8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    High school Session ll:  7:40 a.m. - 3:09 p.m.

    How much do Explore courses cost?

    Explore courses are free for students to attend. Free breakfast and lunch is served daily, where allowable by federal guidelines, at most Explore sites, including special programs.

    How do I sign up for before- and after-school care for Explore?

    To register for before- and/or after-school care, call the provider listed in the Service section for the site you will attend.

    Boys & Girls Club:  417-862-9249

    SPARC:  417-837-5737

    YMCA:    417-862-8962

    How do I reactivate my ID number if I am not a current SPS student BUT have attended an SPS school during the regular school year or during the summer previously?

    Click here to begin the registration process.  On the registration screen, click on the Registration Wizard button and follow the prompts.  Someone from the Explore office will contact you by phone or email to complete the process.  If you have questions, please call the Explore office at 523-4747 or the Launch office at 523-0417.

    Where can I find information about transportation?

    Questions about transportation can be found on the SERVICES page.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Artworks

  • What are the dates for Artworks?

    Session 1:  June 3-14

    Session 2:  June 17-28

    What if I would like to attend Artworks only in the morning?

     Parental transportation to and from required. Use the Explore registration website to enroll: sps.org/explore

    What if I would like to attend Artworks only in the afternoon?

    Parental transportation to and from required. Use the Explore registration website to enroll: sps.org/explore

    What if I would like to attend Artworks all day?

    Parental transportation to and from required. Use the Explore registration website to enroll: sps.org/explore