Why you should join SES
  • - Join a community of like-minded people who are interested in conserving the world we live in.
  • - Take-up opportunities to go on exciting scientific expeditions.
    • - Enjoy regular social evenings with drinks and Explorer Talks (London).
    • - Attend the annual SES ‘Oscars of Exploration’ Explorer Awards Presentation Evening (London) where SIX grants are awarded to young explorers running expeditions that match SES's aims and objectives.
    • - Keep up to date with the latest exploration and scientific news and views through SES's e-Newsletters and social media channels.
    • - Support a charity doing extraordinary work around the world.
  • SES Memberships
    • FULL membership (Individual)
    • FULL membership (Joint)
    • Overseas membership
    • Under 25s membership
    • Annual Subscription £65
    • Annual Subscription £110
    • Annual Subscription £35
    • Annual Subscription £35
    All membership fees, except the Under 25's membership, are subject to a £15 Joining fee.
Membership Benefits
  • - FREE admission to a full programme of topical and varied Explorer Talks (£10 non-members).
  • - Expedition reports made available via the members' secure area on this website.
  • - Ability to manage your contact details and mailing preferences also via the members' secure area on this website.
  • - Scientific Explorer Annual Review (members’ annual publication).
  • - 10% discount with Nathan Beard ‘Wild Ventures’ when arranging a bespoke venture.
  • - 15% discount on purchases from Cotswold Outdoor (see notes below about this discount).
  • - 20% discount on online purchases from Power Traveller.
  • - SES books, DVDs, videos and merchandise at discount prices. 
SES Membership
  • SES membership annual subscriptions help to pay for the part-time staff who manage every aspect of SES’s activity. This includes producing the Scientific Explorer Annual Review (members’ annual publication) and regular newsletters, updating and maintaining SES's website and social media pages, the Explorer Awards programme and Presentation Evening - the 'Oscars of Exploration', the scientific expeditions made available for participation and a full and varied schedule of Explorer Talks and Charity Events organised for SES members and friends to enjoy.