14 – 18 Years Old

You can find where Explorers meet in Croydon here

To see more information about Young Leaders click here

Explorers are encouraged to lead themselves in deciding the programme and direction of the Unit, with support and guidance from leaders. The section also includes the Young Leaders’ Scheme, where young people are able to take on a leadership role in one of the younger sections. See below for more information on the Young Leaders scheme.

There is wider scope for activities like offshore sailing, campaigning, performing, parascending, mountaineering and expeditions.

Explorers work towards the Following Awards :-

Chief Scouts Platinum Award

Chief Scouts Diamond Award

Queen’s Scout Award

Explorer Belt

Where you will find details of their programmes or a link to their website.

Croydon Explorers typically undertake the following activities:

  • January – Wintercamp at Gilwwell
  • March – Operation Red Flare
  • July – Rafting and kayak Day
  • July – Gilwell 24
  • Unit Camps
  • November – Mountaineering Weekend
  • Plus regular Young Leader training Sundays

Young Leaders 

To see more information about Young Leaders click here

To Register as a Young Leader please click here 

Click to see an image of the Explorer Uniform