There is a wide range of badges and awards available to young people in the Explorer Section.
Activity Badges Many of the badges available are activity badges, which represent the pinnacle of achievement in a particular field. Whether their interests lie in Hill Walking or Performing Arts, Aviation or Public Relations, Explorers are rewarded both for developing existing strengths and undertaking new ventures.
Additional Badges and Awards In addition, there are a number of extra badges and awards, obtained by taking part in particular challenges or schemes.
Core Badges There are a number of core badges, obtained upon joining or moving on from the Unit, or for time spent in the Scouting movement.