The Youth Explorer program at the NYC Department of Correction is comprised of a diverse community of law enforcement professionals devoted to inspiring lives of character, learning, leadership, and service.
Youth Explorers learn about correction law, conflict resolution, stress management, career readiness, discipline, ethics and life skills in a fun and supportive environment.
The NYCDOC Youth Explorer program is affiliated with the Boy Scouts of America’s Law Enforcement Exploring program and Youth Explorers have the opportunity to compete at local, state and national competitions.
To be a New York City Department of Correction Youth Explorer you must:
• Be a student, between the ages of 14 and 20 years old
• Have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 or a 70%
If you are interested in joining the mailing list, click here.
Youth Explorer Application
To see our Youth Explorers in action, search #DOCYouthExplorers on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.