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BRITISH EXPLORING LAUNCHES EXPLORER MILES!

We are extremely excited to launch a new way to fund your place on expedition to the Amazon, Himalayas or Yukon. Our Explorer Miles programme allows you to convert time you give to a local volunteering or social action project into a reduced cost of expedition. Fundraise whilst contributing to your local community, learn new skills and hopefully have some fun along the way! Click here to read the press release

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Our Expeditions

Set yourself up with an adventure of a lifetime on a charity expedition into and across the most inaccessible, beautiful, challenging and inspirational wilderness areas of the world. Jungle, Mountain, Arctic, Desert… there’s no corner of this earth we won’t explore. With us you will get to places you could never reach on your own. Adventure, excitement and challenge is guaranteed through incredible adventure travel activities led by first-class technical, scientific and educational leaders. Discover the opportunity to develop potential, skills and awareness of the world. Don’t miss the perfect experience to make any CV, application or interview stand out from the crowd.

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Supporters

In the 80 plus years we have been running world class, pioneering group expeditions and changing the lives of young people through extreme travel. We have been fortunate enough to attract support from an impressive range of Patrons. We work with world leaders in exploration and are backed by some of the most notable personalities in adventure, science and media from around the world. Our impressive Patron network includes Bear Grylls, Ben Saunders, Ben Fogle, Hannah White, Richard Branson and many more, while David Attenborough is an honorary member. This extraordinary support is led by our patron in chief, HRH Prince Andrew.

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MEMBERSHIP

Membership of British Exploring sets people apart. While only those who have participated in a British Exploring expedition are eligible for Full Membership, we are pleased to offer Associate and Corporate Membership to all ’explorers’ and those who support our ideal of developing leadership, teamwork and resourcefulness through exploration and gap year volunteering                                                   

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OUR HISTORY

Founded in 1932 by Surgeon Commander George Murray Levick RN, a survivor of Captain Scott’s final expedition, who saw that arduous and scientific exploration could act as a highly effective medium for helping young people fulfil their potential. More than 80 years later that vision still applies and is reflected in our mission.                                                                                                                                                                                                

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PROGRAMMES

We run a number of programmes for 16 - 25 year olds. Two of which are, the Stellar Leadership Programme for young graduates and the Dangoor Next Generation Programme which aims to develop the self-esteem and motivation of some of the UK’s most marginalised young people.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

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