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If you were a Beaver, Cub or Scout, you'll already know that being a Scout is all about completing awards at every step of the journey.

As an Explorer, there are more chances to soar than ever before, as you'll be introduced to a whole new range of Top Awards. 

You can work towards as many awards as you like, at your own pace.

Are you ready? Let's get stuck in. 

For more information on the Chief Scout’s Diamond and King’s Scout Award, download the Reach The Top guide for Explorer Scouts, Scout Network members, Leaders and Commissioners.

Download the Reach the Top guide
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Chief Scout's Diamond Award

The Chief Scout's Diamond Award is the highest of the Chief Scout's Awards. 

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The King's Scout Award is the top achievement for Explorer Scouts and Scout Network members. Earning it is a huge achievement!

Membership Award

Once you've made your Promise, you'll earn your Membership Award, featuring an image of the fleur de lis. This is the international Scout symbol, worn by Scouts all over the world. 

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The Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme

Test yourself with an Award for every level of challenge.

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Explorer Belt

The Explorer Belt is the challenge of a lifetime. Explore untrodden ground over a ten-day period, test your limits and get to grips with a new culture.

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Scouts of the World Award

Be a global citizen and make an impact on the world while learning new skills.

Find out more and feel inspired to do your SOWA here.

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Digital Badges

There are 395 virtual badges currently available to achieve from a wide variety of activities, events and countries. Download them from the Scout brand centre.

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You may wish to request to join this Facebook Group, run by the DofE SASU Comms Lead. Note this Facebook group is not led by Scout Headquarters.