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Mar 2, 2020

Toronto Guardian's Feature On Explorer Hop and Teaching Children The Value of Money

Learning the value of your money is a vital to living in Toronto in this day and age. For this week's Homegrown Business, we spoke to the founder of Explorer Hop, Hasina Lookman, who is making sure the next generation has the tools they need to succeed in our economy! Keep reading to learn more!

Feb 20, 2020

Explorer Hop in The Canadian Jewish News

Original piece by Ilana Belfer for The Canadian Jewish News on February 20th, 2020.

Feb 9, 2020

The Toronto Sun's Profile on Explorer Hop

Does money mystify you? You’re not alone — but you don’t need to pass that confusion on to your children. After 20 years of working in global corporate finance, Toronto parent Hasina Lookman now teaches kids financial literacy at camps and after-school programs.

Jan 6, 2020

A Profile of Explorer Hop Done By "Streets of Toronto" (Post City)

Camps for children in Toronto have always been abundant, from theatre and dance to all manner of sports. Whether it’s learning about money through entrepreneurial initiatives, exploring code or creating robots, the latest wave of local STEM camps are helping kids forge their futures as creative thinkers and leaders.

Aug 27, 2019

Explorer Hop's Camp Millionaire Profiled by the BBC

Why are kids going to ‘money camp’? In a rented room in a church in an upmarket Toronto suburb, Hasina Lookman is running through various stock market indices at a rapid clip. “Tell me about volume,” she asks, then follows up with an explanation of market capitalisation.

Aug 16, 2019

Help! We've Got Kids Talks to Explorer Hop CEO Hasina Lookman About Our Work

Original piece written by Chantal Saville on August 16th, 2019. Toronto Money Camps for Kids Make Good Cents Giving ...

Apr 20, 2019

Explorer Hop CEO Hasina Lookman Appears on "Finance is Personal For Women"

See below for Hasina's interview with Elizabeth Naumovski on "Finance is Personal For Women"

Jul 2, 2018

The Whole Family Happiness Project Features Our CEO Hasina Lookman and Our Company

After a 20-year career spent managing high-profile corporate projects and travelling the globe (visiting more than 45 countries, and living in eight), Hasina Lookman was ready for a change. She wanted the autonomy to do something she loved that would make a difference in the lives of others. 

May 22, 2018

"Streets of Toronto" (Post City Magazine) Reviews Explorer Hop and Our Programs

The only Summer Camp in Ontario that teaches kids about money! And we do it with a lot of fun! Locations: Bayview & Eglinton, and Steeles & Hwy 404.

May 1, 2018

Explorer Hop Profiled in Mandarin-Language Newspaper: Epoch Times

Original piece found in Mandarin language newspaper Epoch Times in 2018. This piece talks about Explorer Hop's Camp Millionaire and Young Entrepreneurs programs.

May 1, 2018

Explorer Hop Review: University of Toronto's OISE Jackman Institute of Child Study (JICS)

Tanya Demjaneko, a 5th grade teacher at the prestigious OISE Jackman Institute for Child Study, University of Toronto, had this to say about Explorer Hop and our programs.

Jun 22, 2017

Explorer Hop Review: The PhD Mama

Review by The PhD Mama - What I really liked about the website is the hidden lesson in every adventure. There is new information and little nuggets of knowledge spattered throughout the different adventures and kids reading them will find these useful, and contextual.
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