BE THE FIRST TO READ THE NEBULA SECRET

Join 12-year-old Cruz Coronado at the Explorer Academy, where he and 23 other kids from around the globe will train to become the next generation of great explorers!

Great news! Due to overwhelming response, we’ve DOUBLED the number of Scouts who have been chosen to be Explorer Academy Ambassadors and are no longer accepting entries.

Two hundred (200) lucky Scouts will receive their Explorer Academy Ambassador kits in the mail in the next few weeks. All other entrants will receive an email, offering a sneak peek of the first four chapters of the book prior to its September release! So, check your mailboxes and emails! Stay tuned for more Explorer Academy news and fun throughout the year.

Ambassadors: Read the advance copy of the book and come back to this website to post your review!

YOUR MISSION

STEP 1

Click to sign up and we’ll send you an advance copy of The Nebula Secret for FREE along with a collectible first-edition Explorer Academy pin.

GREAT NEWS!
Due to overwhelming response, we’ve DOUBLED the number of Scouts who have been chosen to be Explorer Academy Ambassadors and are no longer accepting entries.

STEP 2

Jump into the world of Explorer Academy! When you sign up you’ll also receive five chapter samplers to share with friends.

SPREAD THE WORD

HAVE FUN!
We send you chapter samplers. You pick who gets them.

STEP 3

After you’ve read the book, come back to this website to tell us what you think of it by writing a short book review.

GET PUBLISHED!
We may feature your review online or
in Boys’ Life magazine!

MORE ABOUT THE EXPLORER ACADEMY BOOK SERIES

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UNLOCK THE MESSAGE

In the book Explorer Academy: The Nebula Secret, Cruz Coronado is plunged into a world of critical missions and code breaking. Crack the secret messages in this game to get clues about the book!

INTRODUCING: CRUZ, LANI, EMMETT & SAILOR

Cruz, his best friend Lani from home, and classmates Emmett and Sailor work together to figure out who is out to get Cruz and why.
Learn more about the kids.

ALASKA EXPEDITION SWEEPSTAKES

(This site is not managed by Boys’ Life magazine.)
One lucky family of four can experience a thrilling ship-based expedition, just like the students in Explorer Academy! Sweepstakes prize trip is courtesy of National Geographic Expeditions.

YOU MUST BE 18 YEARS OLD OR OLDER TO ENTER SWEEPSTAKES.

AMBASSADOR QUOTES

“This book is wonderful! With breathtaking twists and turns, this book must get a sequel.” --Noah, age 10

“I loved this book and I can’t wait for book No. 2 to come out. It was exiting all the way through. It made me want to go to Explorer Academy!” --Fitz, age 12

“I like the book because it is educational and has adventure … Yes, I would gladly recommend this to all my friends because they also like adventure, meeting new friends, and technology.” --Bryce, age 8

“It was a good book and can’t wait to read the next one. I liked Cruz's adventure and liked that he had lots of cool gadgets to use. Highly recommend the book.” --Carter, age 8

I read this book in a few days, and after I finished it I wanted to read more … It is a perfect book for kids who have a big imagination and love to explore. --Josiah, age 13

“I am so glad I waited to read this book. I think this book should read by men, women, and children.” --Jack, age 10

Get the hardcover first edition here.

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