Welcome to the Florida Chapter of The Explorers Club!

The Explorers Club is an international multidisciplinary professional society dedicated to the advancement of field research and the ideal that it is vital to preserve the instinct to explore. Since its inception in 1904, the Club has served as a meeting point and unifying force for explorers and scientists worldwide.

The Club provides assistance in expedition planning, awards fieldwork grants to scientists, writers, and photographers, and at our famed annual dinners, honors accomplishments in exploration. But probably the most powerful resource available to those who join the Club is fellowship with other members–a global network of expertise, experience, technology, industry, and support. The Explorers Club actively encourages public interest in exploration and the sciences through its public lectures program, publications, travel program, and other events.

Recent News

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November 18th, 2013

Livestream with the Explorers Club

As you know, we are live streaming the lectures and special events at the Club, including last week’s enormously successful Lowell Thomas Dinner in Washington DC (thanks to the tremendous efforts of The Washington Group).  To join the audience, visit live.explorers.org! We will be live streaming this fall’s programs on the dates indicated, the live stream […]November 7th, 2013

Celebrating Florida’s 500th Anniversary

Five hundred years ago on April 2, 1513, Ponce de León discovered a lush and verdant land while on his search for the Islands of Benimy.  He named the land La Florida in the spirit of Easter feast, Pascua Florida, and came ashore near present-day St. Augustine to claim the land for the Spanish Crown. […]October 15th, 2013

Explorer Spotlight: Curt Bowen

Many explorers find their calling in one of Earth’s most vast and mysterious environments; the world’s oceans and lakes.  One such explorer is Curt Bowen, CEO and founder of Advanced Diver Magazine, a master photographer, and an extremely talented diver. From Curt Bowen’s website: Curt Bowen; Advanced Diver Magazine CEO and founder. Specializing in extreme […]