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.
Exploring is based on a unique and dynamic relationship between youth and the organizations in their communities. Local community organizations initiate an explorer post by matching their people and program resources to the interests of young people in the community.
The result is a program of activities that helps youth pursue their special interests, grow, and develop.
Exploring is learning for life's Career Education Program for young men and women who are 14, and have completed the 8th grade, or 15 through 20 years old.
Adults are selected by the participating organization for involvement in the program.
The Explorer Post Program is an equal opportunity program, color, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, ethnic background, economic status, and citizenship are not criteria for participation.
Areas of Emphasis
Explorer posts can specialize in a variety of career skills.