Explorer Badges & Uniform

Core Badges
Activity Badges
Staged activity badges
Award badges
Partnership awards
Position of badges on uniform


The uniform for Explorers is a beige Explorer Shirt, with the group scarf. For formal occasions black school trousers/skirt and black shoes must be worn.

Uniform can be purchased from either the Scout Shop at our District Headquarters, Blindman’s Wood (off Manadon roundabout).  Or you can buy them online via the Scout Association shop Scout Shop.  Explorer shirts cost approximately £20

We will provide the group scarf to new members of the Scout Group at a cost £5.50.

Plymouth Scout Shop

Plymouth Scout Centre,
Blindman’s Wood,
324 Outland Road,
email: plymscoutshop@btinternet.com

Scout Shop opening times are:

Thursday : 6.00 pm – 7.00 pm

Profits from items purchased at Blindmans Wood are reinvested in local scouting.

Group Polo Shirts

Group polo shirts can be ordered from UniformEasy.


Each section leader gives all mandatory uniform badges to the children. However there may be additional non-mandatory badges which are offered to be worn on the uniform for a short period of time, these badges are optional and would normally attract a cost of approx £1.00. Position of badges on uniform can be seen on by clicking on the Position of Badges link on this page.

Explorer Badges

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