Exploring Opportunities

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! Fill out our career interest survey and we will notify you of upcoming open houses and when new Exploring post is starting near you.

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Upcoming Open Houses

Dental Health Care Exploring 

Health ExploringDental Health Care Exploring 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 our career interest survey and we will notify you of open houses and when a new Exploring post is starting near you.
  • Check back- new program starting fall of 2019.

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.

  • Saturday, August 10, 2019, from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm at Lone Star Flight Museum at 11551 Aerospace Ave, Houston, TX 77034
  • Fill out our career interest survey and we will notify you of open houses in other areas when a new Exploring post is starting near you.

Business Career Exploring

Business ExploringBusiness Career Exploring is a hands-on program open to young men and women 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.

Fire & EMS Exploring

Fire Service ExploringFire & EMS Career Exploring is a hands-on program open to young men and women from the 6th grade to 20 years old with an interest in learning more about careers in the field of fire or emergency services.

  • Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at 6:00 PM at 4336 Hwy. 36, Rosenberg, TX. Contact Trevor Jones at tjones@rosenbergtx.gov for more information.
  • Check back for a new program with Missouri City Fire and Rescue Services starting fall of 2019.
  • Fill out our career interest survey and we will notify you of open houses of programs in other areas.

Law Enforcement Career Exploring

Law Enforcement ExploringLaw Enforcement Career Exploring offers young adults 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. 

  • Various program accepting new youth throughout the Houston area.
  • CHECK BACK- a new program with Missouri City Police Department starting fall of 2019.
  • Fill out our career interest survey and we will notify you of open houses and when a new Exploring post is starting near you.

Health Care Career Exploring

Health ExploringHealth Care Career Exploring is a hands-on program where you will 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.

  • Check Back. New Healthcare Exploring programs will be starting this fall:
    • Discover Chiropractic in Cypress, TX starting fall of 2019.
    • Rosenberg Health & Rehab in Rosenberg, TX starting fall of 2019.
  • Fill out our career interest survey and we will notify you of open houses and when a new Exploring post is starting near you.

Law & Government Exploring 

Law ExploringDoes the field of Law & Government peak your interest? The Estes Law Office in Fort Bend County will strive to support and guide students interested in the field of law. The most popular careers in this field include attorney, judge, paralegal, court reporter, and city manager. Explorers will get to experience firsthand what it’s like to serve as an attorney, conduct legal research vital to the success of a case, and meet with attorneys. 
Still accepting new members.

Skilled Trades Exploring

Skilled Trades ExploringToday's Skilled Trades workforce are engaged in work critical to the nation’s well-being, such as energy production, highway transportation, and manufacturing which are in high demand across the country. These are rewarding careers and very vital to our workforce. Nearly half of the US industries report difficulties locating qualified individuals with skilled trades expertise. 

Skilled Trades Explorers will participate in hands-on projects to give them a real feel for whether this career is the right one for them. They will network with professionals who work in these careers every day –using the latest technology and emerging trends. They will also learn about the educational requirements for a career in Skilled Trades and will receive tangible advice on steps to take now to prepare and position themselves for a successful career in the field of Skilled Trades. 

  • Texas Carpenters and Millwrights Houston Training Center, 5500 Spencer Hwy, Pasadena, Texas.
  • Elite Pipe Welding Academy, 7119 Village Way, Houston, Texas.
  • CHECK BACK- a new Automotive post in Cypress, TX starting fall of 2019.
  • Fill out our career interest survey and we will notify you of open houses and when a new Exploring post is starting near you.

Contacts

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

 

Michelle Phillips
Field Director - Learning for Life / Exploring
(713) 756-3372
michelle.phillips@scouting.org