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Exploring is a career awareness program offered by local businesses and government agencies to give youth, from 6th grade - 20 years old, hands-on experience in career fields of their choice. If you have questions about a particular field, contact the person listed or Carla Johnson, Exploring and Learning for Life Team Leader, 720.266.2140.

Denver After Dark

Online registration is over for Denver After Dark, however there is still room available. Be at Hamilton Scout Headquarters, 10455 W. 6th Avenue, Lakewood by 8:15 pm. Download all your waivers, get your signatures and your money ready.  First Come, First Served!

Denver After Dark is a fun and exciting all night adventure aimed to provide youth with a glimpse into careers that happen after the regular 9am - 5 pm shift. The event is open to the first 200 paid registrations. Registration includes:

  • Transportation provided by the Denver Sheriff's office
  • Tours of local career opportunities
  • Pizza Party
  • Admission to Jump Street for 3 hours of fun!
  • Snack and Drinks

Learn more about date, time and other information!

New! Middle School Explorer Clubs

Our newest program will reach out to 6th - 8th graders. These students will benefit from the same real-world career experiences as their older counterparts, but in a more age-appropriate setting.

Student Benefits:

  • Character Development
  • Build self-confidence
  • Leadership development
  • Social development
  • Unique career experiences, networking and internships
  • Volunteer community service
  • Group collaboration and teamwork

Check back for information on Explorer Posts expanding to include Middle School students. For more information or questions, please contact Calin Sterling, 720.266.2156.

Exploring Posts in the Denver Metro Area

Do You Know What Career Field You're Interested In?

Choosing a career isn't always easy. Exploring helps by allowing you to look at many different career opportunities. Below are the Exploring Career Fields in the Denver metro area with links to more information about the organizations. For more information about the Exploring Posts listed or starting a new Post, please contact, Francesca Becerra at 720.266.2141 or Calin Sterling at 720.266.2156.

Fire Science

Fire Service Careers



Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement Careers



Engineering Careers

Health Services

Health Services Careers


Law and Government

Law and Government Careers

Arts and Communications

Arts and Communications Careers


Coming Soon!

CU Dental Society
Engineering Society
Lakewood Army
Youth for Health (Aurora)

Private Posts

The following posts are only available through their own organizations. Please contact Denver Learning for Life for more information.

Arts and Humanities Law and Government
Anesidora Winter Guard Denver Public Schools Jr. ROTC Programs
Archetype Independent Winter Guard
Athletics and Beyond
Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corp
Blue Knights Percussion
Phoenix Color Guard
Opus X
Solstice Winter Guard

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