What is the Explorer Club?

  • Introduces youth, ages 11-13 years, to various aspects of law enforcement, develops leadership skills, and cultivates personal and professional growth!
  • Covered topics include: Crime scene, basic patrol tactics, maintenance of uniform and equipment, building clearing, HCSO specialty teams, marching and drill, team building

Admission requirements

  • Youth ages 11-13 years
  • Be of good moral character and discipline
  • No criminal convictions or upcoming court hearings
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA

How to Apply

To apply for program membership, download and complete the Explorer Club Application Packet (some items must be notarized). Mail completed application to:

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
Community Outreach Division
10119 Windhorst Rd,
Tampa, FL, 33619

Contact Us

For those interested in joining the Explorer Club, or who have questions about it, please contact the Community Outreach Division at (813) 247-8115.