National Awards


  • Career Achievement Award Program—certificate for career proficiency achievement giving students distinguished credentials for their resume in the following Exploring career clusters: arts and humanities, aviation, business, communications, engineering, fire and emergency services, health, law and government, law enforcement, science, skilled trades, and social services
  • Council Young American Award—plaque for youth between the ages of 15 and 25
  • Congressional Awards—bronze/silver/gold medal for youth between the ages of 14-23
  • Law Enforcement Exploring Proficiency Awards—ribbon awards in 13 proficiency component programs
  • Learning for Life Leadership Award—for youth and adults
  • National Exploring Excellence Award—for posts
  • William H. Spurgeon III Award—for individuals and organizations in Exploring