To develop and deliver engaging, research based academic, character, leadership and career focused programs aligned to state and national standards that guide and enable all students to achieve their full potential.
To provide positive and meaningful real-world career experiences and leadership development opportunities for all teenagers and young adults in their chosen field of interest.
Motto: Our best today for a better tomorrow!
Explorer Post 370 is a joint effort between Austin Fire Department and the Boy Scouts of America's Learning for Life Program. We are listed under the Lone Star District and a part of the Capital Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America. The national Explorer Post program through learning for life was established in 1988, and is designed to encourage youth aged 14-20 to explore careers in various ...fields.
Explorer Post The Austin Fire Department is the sponsoring organization for Explorer Post 370. The primary purpose of the Explorer Post is to introduce interested young adults to the Austin Fire Department and other related emergency services. The Explorer Post is a co-ed program for youth 14-20 years old chartered by the AFD through the Boy Scouts of America. Post 370 provides a regular schedule of programs, meetings, field trips, and other related projects.
Post 370 provides youth of Austin the opportunity to explore a career in the Fire Services. In addition to career exploration, the Explorer Post is designed to provide a link between the academic and career worlds, and provides participants with a wide variety of real-world skills. These include character development, self confidence, leadership skills, and social development.
The post provides youth the opportunity to network among future peers in the working world, provides access to volunteer community service, and encourages group collaboration and teamwork.
We actively teach life skills to include but not limited to drug awareness and prevention, career planning, resource allocation, and networking skills.
The Austin Fire Department is proud to sponsor Explorer Post 370, and proud to make a positive impact on the lives of the youth participants.
For Students: Have you ever thought about riding on a Fire Truck? Do you think it would be cool to take care of people in dynamic settings? Are you interested in firefighting or healthcare? Then check out Explorer Post 370. You will have the opportunity to learn First Aid and CPR, ride out on Fire Engines, make friends and work as a team to solve problems and complete projects. Come join us at our next meeting!
For Parents: Looking for a safe, educational activity for your teen? Does your teen have an interest in the healthcare or public safety fields? Then check out Explorer Post 370. EP 370 is a safe place for your teen to make friends and have a good time while learning "real-world" skills such as leadership skills, self-confidence, and communication skills. All EP 370 post leaders are required to adhere to the Boy Scouts of America and Learning for Life youth protection guidelines, and adult leaders are required to be present at all meetings.
Explorer Post 370 is a great way for your teen to explore a career in the Fire service.