Winter Academy Registration Opens October 31, 2023.


There are 3 categories in which recognition is given. Post of the year, Explorer of the year, Advisor of the year. Anyone associated with the Explorer program can submit a nomination. Based on the nominations received a recipient will be selected.

Submission Process

Deadline: TBD

All submission material is to be sent to:

The submitter is to submit the following items:

  • Name and Agency of intended recipient
  • Name and Agency of the submitter, to include how long they have been a member of the Explorer Program
  • Category of award the intended recipient is being submitted for
  • A detailed explanation of why the submitter is submitting the prospective recipient.

*Advisor/Explorer of the year only* A brief history of the individual and their involvement with the Explorer program.