By becoming a member of The Scientific Exploration Society (SES), you join an organisation which is supporting tomorrow's great explorers and celebrating today's exploration pioneers.

To make a donation to the Society, please CLICK HERE.

SES membership entitles you to:

  • Advance notice of forthcoming expeditions.
  • Details of our regular lecture series given by leading explorers which are held in the Exploration Suite at the Park Tower Hotel (Knightsbridge). This is a great way to meet like-minded people on an informal basis
  • Entry to all panel-based discussion events held at the Frontline Club (Paddington).
  • Invitation to the Frontline Club monthly ‘Members’ drinks, sponsored by Chivas!
  • SESAME (the much loved SES Members bi-annual magazine).
  • Expert help and advice with travel plans.
  • 10% discount with Nathan Beard 'Wild Ventures' when arranging a bespoke venture.
  • 15% discount on purchases from Cotswold Outdoor.
  • 20% discount on online purchases from Power Traveller.
  • A FREE 30 minute introductory session and 25% off subsequent Speaking Coaching sessions with Wayne Alexander from AchieveBetter.
  • Discounted subscriber prices and access to the extensive range of remote support services offered by leading international health charity InterHealth.
  • SES books, DVDs, videos and merchandise at discount prices

To become a member, please complete the  SES Membership Form 0317.pdf (482 KB) which includes a standing order mandate, if required.

If you are a UK taxpayer, we would be really grateful if you completed the Gift Aid Section.

The following membership categories and rates are available:

Full Membership (Individual) - Annual Subscription - £55

Full Membership (Joint) - Annual Subscription - £100

Corporate Membership - Annual Subscription - £500

Under 25s Membership - Annual Subscription - £25

All membership fees, except the Under 25s Membership, are subject to a £15 Joining fee.

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