Running an Explorer Unit
Week by week, thousands of ordinary people show up at Explorer meetings to empower young people to learn new skills, make new friends and learn to stand on their own two feet. No two weeks are the same, but the impact you make is always great.
Running your Unit
Getting to grips with the basics? We’ve put together everything you need to keep your section running smoothly.
Programme planning for Explorers
Our new tool is a one-stop programme planning shop: use it to get organised and get going.
Moving between sections
Whether you’re welcoming the shyest of new Scouts, or need help preparing the eldest for leadership roles or Network, we’ve got you covered.
Our Strategy - Skills for Life
Help support our goal to deliver more young people the skills they need in lifeGet involved
Socially distanced and online Explorer activities
Some ideas to get you started (if you feel ready). Choose from a mix of digital and socially distanced ideas for meetings, activities, and adventures.Discover the activities:
Explorer Scout Young Leaders' Scheme
Explorer Scout Young Leaders are Explorer Scouts who volunteer alongside adult leaders in a Beaver Colony, Cub Pack or Scout Troop.Find out more about the scheme
Delivering the programme over Zoom can be hard work, so we’ve put together videos to help.See the videos