Exploring

 I WANT TO BECOME AN EXPLORER! CLICK HERE TO CONTACT OUR EXPLORING EXECUTIVE

Discover Your Future, Become an EXPLORER!

 

Exploring offers youth unique, HANDS-ON experiences in an environment that develops leadership, character & confidence through immersive, empowering moments defining their full potential.

 

Whether you’re a local organization looking to strengthen the community or a young person wanting to uncover the possibilities of your future, EXPLORING IS A GREAT PLACE TO START!

 

- THIS FALL WE WILL BE RECRUITING FOR NEW/CURRENT EXPLORING POSTS/CLUBS -

                                                                                

AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2017 - MORE DETAILS COMING SOON!

  Aviation, Law Enforcement, Fire & EMS, Social Services, Health,

Cosmetology, Skilled Trades, Business, Veterinary, Science and MORE.

We will work with businesses & organizations in your area to create

Exploring opportunities near you.  If you are interested in a career that is

not currently listed, please contact our Exploring Executive.

 

EXPLORING Posts

Male & female youth at least age 14 (completed 8th grade) or age 15 and not yet 21 years old.

 

EXPLORING Clubs

Male & female youth at least age 10 (completed 5th grade but have not completed 8th grade).

 
WHAT IS EXPLORING?

 

Career Opportunities

Develop potential contacts that may broaden employment options

Boost self-confidence and experience success at school and work

 

Life Skills

- Develop physical and mental fitness

- Experience positive social interaction

 

Citizenship

- Encourage the skill and desire to help others

- Gain a keen respect for the basic rights of others

 

Character Development

- Help make ethical choices

- Fulfill one’s responsibilities to society as a whole

 

Leadership Experience

- Acquire leadership skills

- Develop a variety of leadership traits

 

Student Benefits

- Strong personal values and character development

- Build self-worth and self-confidence

- Leadership development

- Social development

- Unique career experiences, networking & internships

- Personal development

- Volunteer community service

- Group collaboration and teamwork

 

Organization Benefits

- Easy to start a post

- Proven & flexible model

- Nationally recognized & endorsed

- Positive community involvement

- Potential future employees

- Youth mentoring and development

- Employee professional growth

- Strong local and national support

- General liability insurance

 

MORE EXPLORING INFORMATION

Want to start an Exploring Post/Club? Exploring is exploding!

Are you affiliated with a sports teams, church group or other youth program? Offer Exploring to your young people! We need more Posts/Clubs in our council area so, we are working hard to diversify our career portfolio!  Please contact our Exploring Executive if you know a business/organization interested in starting an Exploring program.

Featured Careers

Click on the ‘Career Tab’ at this link to view the professions we are placing a heavy focus on right now!

Exploring Post/Club Resources

Our local exploring posts and clubs utilize extensive resources at www.exploring.org. Forms, guides, marketing items and more. We even have an activity library – the Exploring national website is extremely valuable!

Click here to see our current Exploring programs!

Take the Career Interest Survey!

Click here for common links!

See the career and exploring fields!

 
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