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.

Our program involves the following career fields:

Aviation, Business, Engineering, Health Care, Public Safety, Science, Technology, and more

For more information contact Angie McDaniel

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 and welcome to the Exploring family!

Please welcome to Exploring this fall:

Brookhaven Police Department

Covington Fire

Dekalb County Police Department


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. Programs will have open houses starting in July and ending in early October.  Youth Interested in learning more about our programs may start by attending an Open House with the organizations they are interested in. Please contact Angie McDaniel for more information about our programs and to find an open house near you!

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


2015 Exploring Engineering Academy

May 31st through June 5th


Our 2014 Exploring Engineering class participating in a variety of events during the weeklong Academy.

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.


We are accepting applications for the 2015 Exploring Engineering Academy. If you would like to learn more please see the links below!

Click here to download the 2015 Exploring Engineering Academy Brochure.

Click here for a hard copy application (May 30 deadline)

Click here for access to an electronic application (May 30 deadline)

Click here for the 2013 schedule

Eli, Exploring Engineering Academy class of 2014 learns about using motion to power lightbulbs


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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.)