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Explorer Scouts should be recognised for their achievement at various points throughout and after their Young Leader's Scheme. This table shows the different badges, belts and certificates Explorer Scouts and the point at which they receive them.

What is awarded? Image When should it be awarded?
ESYL badge and woggle   After completing Module A
A mission strip  

After completing each individual mission, a mission strip is awarded.

These should be placed around the Module A badge

ESYL belt buckle   On completion of the entire Scheme (all training modules and missions)
ESYL certificate  

Either when the young person turns 18 or completes the whole Scheme

The back of the certificate can be used to record which modules and missions the ESYL has completed

ESYL Service Award   Can be worn on the adult uniform to recognise a person’s completion of the Scheme


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