March Exploring Updates

The Application forms for all three Scholarships can be found @ under the Youth Members tab, Exploring Resources.



Now is the time to nominate an Advisor, a Youth Member or a Post for the 2020 Northern Star Exploring Recognition Dinner in April. Details in your Post Kick-off Packet or; Contact Brian at Northern Star Exploring, via email:

The Awards list and the Nomination form can be found @ website under the Youth Members tab, Exploring Resources.

Our 2020 Exploring Awards banquet will be held at the SBM Fire Station #3 again, details to follow!


We need you! Northern Star Exploring is seeking to recruit additional members for the Exploring Service Team. Contact Exploring Director, Brian Swerine:, or Service Team Chair, Dina Boie:, to find out how you can help Posts in your area improve and grow!


Law Enforcement Exploring Academy, April 4 & 5, 2020!

New location: The HERO Center, 10125, 85th St. S., Cottage Grove, MN (note that Google maps may try to get you to turn west on 85th, but the Center is just East of Keats Avenue, on 85th)

Check in starting at 08:00 each day, with events starting at 08:30 Scenarios will run until approximately 16:30 each day.

Lunch by Petey’s BBQ will be available for purchase on site! 

The 45th Annual Law Enforcement Exploring Conference is all set, April 23-26, 2020 at the Rochester Civic Center. Good Luck Posts and competing Teams! Thanks to our sponsors, The Minnesota Law Enforcement Explorer Association; The Fraternal Order of Police; & The Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association. Special thanks to Federal Cartridge for suppling the ammunition for the shooting competition!

Effective January 6, 2020 the Youth and Adult, Individual Registration fees, will increase to $36.00 per year. Post fees will increase to $60.00 per year. Questions can be addressed to Brian Swerine:

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Brian Swerine
 Senior Exploring Executive

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