Exploring in the Atlanta Area Council

Exploring is a premier career education program the Atlanta Area Council offers for young men and women who are at least 14 (and have completed the 8th grade) and not yet 21 years old. Exploring is all about helping young adults make more informed decisions about future careers and determining if a particular career is right for them. Through our program, youth will take part in hands on career experiences in fields they are interested in learning more about. For more information contact Aisha Stith.

Our program involves the following career fields:

  • Aviation
  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Health Care
  • Public Safety
  • Science
  • Technology
  • And more


2016 Exploring Engineering Academy | June 5 - June 10

The Exploring Engineering Academy provides youth an in depth look at careers provided in the engineering and STEM fields. Academy student are provided lodging in one of Georgia Tech's dormitories and allowed a look at what life on campus is like.

Presented By:

      SAME | LB Foster | ITE | GEF

Learn from Atlanta's Top Engineers

The Exploring Engineering Academy is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for 9th -12th graders to live on the Georgia Tech campus and get behind the scenes access to more than 30 Atlanta-area companies.

No other summer camp combines learning and fun like the Exploring Engineering Academy. Learn how different STEM concepts impact you every day, then experience these principles first-hand as you fly through roller coasters at Six Flags, build robots and race them against your peers, and explore the Georgia Aquarium.

Space is limited and you don't want to miss it! Click here to download the brochure, and register online today! Or download the application and return to us by May 15, 2016.

Check out the sample schedule here.



Please welcome to Exploring:

  • Brookhaven Police Department
  • Covington Fire
  • Dekalb County Police Department

Now accepting new members! Contact Aisha Stith to get started.


Post 578 KSUPD C-Shift poses for a picture after receiving new uniforms. Post 578 has been a part of the Atlanta Area Council since September 2014 under the leadership of Cpl. Shepherd. Thank you all for your hard work and enthusiasm!





Explorer Post 314 Villa Rica PD and Explorer Post 110 Paulding County Sheriff's Department gather for photos during the Paulding County Tactical Competition.







Find an Open House near you!

Open Houses provide opportunities for youth to get a look at a varity of programs before joining the programs. Get started by attending an Open House this summer! Contact Aisha Stith for more information about our programs and to find an open house near you.

Can't wait for summer? Check out these programs that recruit year round!

Snapfinger Creek Animal Hospital: Every second Tuesday of the Month from 6:30 pm-7:30 pm

Epps Aviation: Every second Wednesday of the Month from 7:00 pm-9:00p m


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1800 Circle 75 Parkway SE
Atlanta, GA 30339

phone: 770.989.8820

Hours of Operation:
8:30am - 6:00pm (M-F) 
9:00am - 1:00pm (Sat.)
Closed (Sun.)


1800 Circle 75 Parkway SE
Atlanta, GA 30339

phone: 770.988.9912

Hours of Operation:
9:00am - 7:00pm (M-F) 
9:00am - 5:00pm (Sat.)
Closed (Sun.)