August 25, 2016 Will Aquino


As recruitment festivities kick up, many Scouters are organizing Exploring posts and clubs for the very first time. If you’re one of these rookie Exploring leaders, don’t let planning a new program overwhelm you. Map out those essential to-do’s with the help of ExploringCast—a new podcast series that delivers everything you need to know about Exploring. From program basics to insider tips, this month’s ExploringCast will get you pumped to start a new post or club in your council.

What better way to learn than from seasoned Exploring pros? Ruthe Holmberg of the Lincoln Heritage Council and Tiffanie Rupperight of the Black Swamp Area Council join Kristen Falatko, Senior Exploring Program Specialist, and Garfield Murden, Senior Boy Scouting Specialist for the August ExploringCast.  The Exploring experts will help you navigate through topics such as:

  • Planning hands-on activities, guest speakers, and field trips
  • Who to include in the planning process
  • Building an Exploring program calendar

These experienced Exploring leaders are sure to inspire you to make the most of your Exploring start-up. Whether forming a post or club, you’ll be bettering the opportunities for youth in your community.

Follow this link to listen to the podcast or read the ExploringCast transcript to get the scoop on planning your first post or club.

Catch up on previous ExploringCast episodes

If you’ve missed previous ExploringCast episodes, you’re missing out on a stock of helpful Exploring resources! Not to worry— you can catch up by checking out the archive today.

Be sure to tune in next month for the September ExploringCast. Senior Director of Exploring Tim Anderson will deliver the recruitment details you need to plan the perfect Exploring open house.

Have you started an Exploring post or club before? Share your favorite tips in the comments!