Exploring (Ages 14 – 20 coed program)2018-08-07T18:49:46+00:00
Exploring Program

Exploring is Learning for Life’s career education program for young men and women who are 14 (and have completed the eighth grade) or 15 to 21 years old. Exploring’s purpose is to provide experiences to help young people mature and to prepare them to become responsible and caring adults. Explorers are ready to investigate the meaning of interdependence in their personal relationships and communities.

Explorer posts can specialize in a variety of career skills. Exploring programs are based on five areas of emphasis: career opportunities, life skills, citizenship, character education, and leadership experience.

Exploring Guide

The updated Exploring Guidebook for Youth and Adult Leaders has been posted at www.exploring.org in the “Unit Resources” box. This is an Exploring leader’s one-stop-shop for building long-lasting Exploring posts and clubs.

What’s different about this new edition?

  • A new, rebranded look and feel
  • Half the number of pages
  • A new index
  • Updated references to program policies and processes
  • A new section about funding your unit

Career Opportunities

  • Develop potential contacts that may broaden employment options
  • Boost self-confidence and experience success at school and work

Life Skills

  • Build 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 Education

  • Help make ethical choices
  • Fulfill one’s responsibility to society as a whole

Leadership Experience

  • Acquire leadership skills to fulfill one’s responsibilities in society
Exploring Program

Career Fields and Programs

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Current Posts

Beaumont Police Explorer Post # 730

For more information, please contact:
Danny Valdez
(409) 284-3595
Dvaldez@ci.beaumont.tx.us

Anahuac Sheriff’s Dept. Explorer Post #1858

For more information please contact:
Officer Brian Orlando
(409)350-7944
borlando1972@yahoo.com

Vidor Police Explorer Post #306

For more information, please contact:
Mark Steele
(409) 769-4561
msteele@cityofvidor.com

Port Arthur Fire Explorers Post #0397

For more information, please contact:
Mike Free
409-982-9598
mike.free@portarthur.com