Be the best you can be.

If you were a Squirrel, 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. And once you’ve earned them, here’s where to sew them on.

You can work towards as many awards as you like, at your own pace. Are you ready? Let’s get stuck in.

Chief Scout Platinum Award

Chief Scout’s Platinum Award

The Chief Scout’s Platinum Award is a chance to celebrate your progress, and take stock of how far you’ve come.

(download the Log Book)

Chief Scout Diamond Award

Chief Scout’s Diamond Award

The Chief Scout’s Diamond Award is the highest of the Chief Scout’s Awards and the final step before the King’s Scout Award.

(download the Log Book)


King’s Scout Award

The King’s Scout Award is the highest award for Explorer Scouts and Scout Network members. Earning it is a huge achievement!

Duke of Edinburgh Award

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme

Test yourself with an award for every level of challenge.

Young Leader Award

Young Leader Award

Hone your leadership skills by volunteering with a younger section. Learn more about the Young Leaders’ Scheme.

Explorer Belt Award

Explorer Belt

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.

(download the Reach Out and Explore guide)