There are a number of different awards and badges available to get as an Explorer Scout, the number you get is up to you!
There are three core badges for Explorer Scouts
|Membership Award||How to earn your badge
|Moving On Award (Explorers to Network)||How to earn your badge
Find out what your options are for being a member of Scouting in your area – including finding out about the Scout Network and volunteering
|Participation Awards||These badges celebrate your commitment to Scouting, and taking an active part in the programme.
The badges are numbered, and you can be awarded a new badge every 12 months from the time you joined Scouting. If you were a member of a previous section, the badge numbers will continue from those you have already been awarded.
These badges are not section specific. They recognise the length of time you have been a member of the whole Scout movement.
In Explorers you can receive up to four Participation Awards.
|Chief Scout’s Platinum Award||This is the first Award for Explorer Scouts. More Information|
|Chief Scout’s Diamond Award||The Chief Scout’s Diamond Award is the highest of the Chief Scout’s Awards, and the final step before the Queen’s Scout Award. More Information|
|Explorer Belt||The explorer belt is the challenge of a lifetime, open to explorer scouts aged 16 and over and members of the scout network. It is a chance to take part in a ten-day expedition that brings a real understanding of a different country, its people and way of life. More Information|
|Queen’s Scout Award||This is for those in Scouts aged between 16 and 25 years old, it is the highest award that you can achieve as an Explorer Scout. More Information|
A full list of activity badges available to Explorer Scouts can be found here.
Staged Activity Badges
A full list of staged activity badges available to Explorer Scouts can be found here.
Last reviewed and updated 03/10/2017