Join an Exploring Post

Exploring is career education for young men and women, ages 14-20. These students receive hands-on experience and find out if a particular career field is right for them. They will also get to fellowship with others sharing their same interests. Exploring can be the first step in identifying career possibilities while having fun in an exciting and informal environment. There are many upcoming Exploring opportunities in the area! 

Upcoming Open Houses

Date Time Program Meetings Register
April 9, 2022 6:00 pm Forensic Science Meetings will be held at the Houston Forensic Science Center in downtown Houston on the 2nd Saturday of the month August 2022 – March 2023 from 10 am - 12:30 pm Sign Up for Virtual Open House

Exploring Posts

Post # Area Sponsoring Organization Meeting Day Contact Name
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EMS Exploring

Fire Service ExploringEMS Exploring is a hands-on program for youth with an interest in learning more about careers in the field of fire or emergency services. Fill out the career interest survey to be notified about open houses and when new Exploring posts are starting near you.

1 Houston Harris County EMS   Corey Naranjo
cnaranjo@hcec.com
 
682  Pasadena Acadian EMS   Chris Nix
christopher.nix@acadian.com
  

Law Enforcement Exploring

Law Enforcement ExploringLaw Enforcement Exploring offers youth a personal awareness of the criminal justice system through training, practical experiences, competition and other activities. Additionally, the program promotes personal growth through character development, respect for the rule of law, physical fitness, good citizenship and patriotism. Fill out the career interest survey to be notified about open houses and when new Exploring posts are starting near you.

1522 Missouri City Missouri City Police Department   Travis Lutze
travis.lutze@missouricitytx.gov
 
2120 Rosenberg Rosenberg Police Dept. Tuesdays
5-7 pm
Officer Timothy Kraus
timmy.kraus@gmail.com
  
2121 Fort Bend Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office Mondays
5:30-7:30 pm
Deputy Brandon Breaux
brandon.breaux@fortbendcountytx.gov

Science Exploring 

Science ExploringScience Exploring is a hands-on program for youth with an interest in learning more about careers in the fields of science.  Fill out the career interest survey to be notified about open houses and when new Exploring posts are starting near you.

TBD Downtown Houston Houston Forensic Science Center
Lt. Barry McDermott Crime Scene House
1620 Crockett Street, Houston, TX, 77007
2nd Saturday
10 am - 12:30 pm
(August 2022 – March 2023)
 

Aviation Exploring

Aviation ExploringAviation Exploring combines exciting hands-on activities with interactions with aviation professionals representing a wide range of careers. Explorers will experience firsthand what it's like to be a pilot, aircraft mechanic, flight engineer and air traffic controller. Fill out the career interest survey to be notified about open houses and when new Exploring posts are starting near you.

Engineering & Technology Exploring

Engineering ExploringEngineering & Technology Exploring is a hands-on program for youth with an interest in learning more about careers in the fields of engineering and technology. Fill out the career interest survey to be notified about open houses and when new Exploring posts are starting near you.

Fire Service Exploring

Fire Service ExploringFire Exploring Exploring is a hands-on program for youth with an interest in learning more about careers in the field of fire or emergency services.  Fill out the career interest survey to be notified about open houses and when new Exploring posts are starting near you.

Health Care Exploring

Health ExploringHealth Care Exploring is a hands-on program where Explorers learn from medical professionals who work in the healthcare industry every day. Explorers will learn from healthcare leaders who will share their experiences and expertise to help support you as you learn about the healthcare field.  Fill out the career interest survey to be notified about open houses and when new Exploring posts are starting near you.

Skilled Trades Exploring

Skilled Trades Exploring is a hands-on program for youth with an interest in learning more about careers in the fields of skilled trades.  Fill out the career interest survey to be notified about open houses and when new Exploring posts are starting near you.

Business Exploring

Business Exploring is a hands-on program for youth with an interest in the many functional areas within a business, including sales/marketing, operations, finance/accounting, customer service, human resources, and information technology, learning more about careers in the field of business.  Fill out the career interest survey to be notified about open houses and when new Exploring posts are starting near you. 

Law & Government Exploring 

Law & Government Exploring is a hands-on program for youth interested in a career in law enforcement or a related field in the criminal justice system.  Fill out the career interest survey to be notified about open houses and when new Exploring posts are starting near you.

Dental Health Care Exploring 

Dental Health Care is a hands-on program in which students will learn directly from dentists and medical health leaders that will help guide and mentor the Explorers as they learn about various dental careers, dental health awareness and education, while also discussion of topics pertaining to the dental field. Fill out the career interest survey to be notified about open houses and when new Exploring posts are starting near you.

Contacts

For more information about joining or starting an Exploring post, please contact,

 

Mary Welch
Field Director - Exploring
(713) 805-7754
mary.welch@scouting.org

 

Join Exploring

Exploring is a great way to learn about careers and you can join one of the many Explorer posts today!  Check out this video that explains more about the Exploring program.