Explorers Awards & Badges
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.
The Chief Scout’s Platinum Award is the culmination of everything you do as a young person in Scouts. It’s a chance to celebrate your progress, and take stock of how far you’ve come.
The Chief Scout’s Diamond Award is the highest of the Chief Scout’s Awards.
Queen’s Scout Award
For more information on the Chief Scout’s Platinum, Chief Scout’s Diamond and Queen’s Scout Award, download the Reach the Top guide for Explorer Scouts, Scout Network members, Leaders, and Commissioners.
The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme
Test yourself with an award for every level of challenge.
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.
Home your leadership skills by volunteering with a younger section.
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.
Joining In Award
Joining In Awards celebrate every year you spend with us, starting from your very first day as a Beaver right up until your last meeting. As an Explorer, you can earn up to four.
Moving On Award
Eventually, it’ll be time to embrace your next big adventure. Get ready for Network: our fifth and final section for 18-25 year olds.