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Stations Day 2017

The 13th Annual Stations Day with the Charlton Police Explorers on May 20, 2017 found Officer Mike McGrath and his wife, Sue with their hard-working Explorers at the Elementary School. The day was long and hot, but the young men and women from 6 Police Explorer Posts joined together to challenge themselves to cope with the kind of real-life scenarios that our regular officers face every day.

The Charlton Explorer Post of about 20 meets once weekly for training that includes trips to the courthouse, firearms instruction, first aid, traffic control, searches, K-9, aquatic enforcement, equestrian patrols, aviation enforcement and defensive tactics. Explorers often put their training to use in the community as Officer McGrath and the Explorers are frequently seen assisting other organizations with crowd and traffic control. Read the full article here.

The Mohegan Council is actively seeking to bring additional Law Enforcement and Fire Department Explorer Posts into the Districts. We are also concentrating our efforts on opening Posts in the career fields of Healthcare, Manufacturing, Electronics, Hospitality and many more. If you work in a profession and think that an Exploring Post might work for your local youth, visit http://www.Exploring.org for more information about the program and if you’d like to join a local Post, please contact Joy Lapidus joy.lapidus@scouting.org

Remember, you can hold a place in a Troop at the same time as being an Explorer. And, you don’t have to be a ‘Scout’ to join Exploring. Adults and Leaders: Even though Summer Camp just started, Fall recruitment is around the corner – If your scouts friends are not into joining the traditional scouting program, there are plenty of ways to have new adventures and find your potential career too!