Building Clearing/ Tactical Medicine Drill 

April 22nd, 2017 — 8:30am – 4:00pm

COST: $5 for Pizza lunch

Where: SWC Headquarters Rental Space- 2320 Brighton Henrietta Town Line Road, Rochester, NY 14623

Bring a Buddy!! Spend the day participating in technical drills and working alongside with the professionals & volunteers of our communities. Law Enforcement Officers from Geneva PD, Brighton PD, Brockport PD, NY State Police and many other local agencies will be joining us. We have quite the plethora of Emergency Medical Service professionals too; they’re coming from Finger Lakes Ambulance, Wayne County ALS, Penfield Ambulance, Mercy Flight Central, and North Seneca Ambulance just to name a few. You and your friends will be able to meet the advisors for the various programs in attendance.  We will be using Air-soft in a controlled environment. Participants must be at least 14 years of age.

** Air rifles (airsoft) shall be used during this drill in accordance with the Learning for Life Safety First Guidelines  **

To participate:

  1. You and your friends should register HERE
  2. Bring $5 for pizza, your own EYE/FACE protection and proper clothing.
  3. You are encouraged to bring your own air soft gear/ ammunition with the caveat that SWC is not responsible for it– please clearly label it.
    • Gas powered air-soft guns are not welcome.
  4.  Check in 8:30 -08:55, the drills will promptly start at 09:00am.

For those youth interested in joining an Exploring Post there is a registration fee of $30 that can be collected at this event along with a registration form that will be distributed. Please make checks payable to “Seneca Waterways”.  For more information on this event please contact Case Hamilton at or 585-241-8542


FLCC Middle School STEaM Camp 

July 11-14, 2017

Cost: $200 per Explorer

  • $25 – DISCOUNT for full payment by April 12

Join the Exploring experience with this unique 4-day, day camp. FLCC opens their Victor Campus to 34 Middle School students to work on hands-on STEaM activities with their professors. What is STEaM? It’s Science, Technology, Engineering, arts and Math. Students will spend 9-4 digging into activities and learning all that STEaM has to offer, while enjoying some time on FLCC’s campus.

Students will:

  • Learn about building design & architecture using software
  • Have fun solving math puzzles
  • Learn about optics and light
  • Build a mini-catapult
  • Learn how to extract DNA
  • Learn about LabVIEW the software that was used to program Mars rovers
  • Experiment with Computer-Aided-Design and Manufacturing (CAD/CAM)
  • Work on a project involving ecology
  • Learn about careers in biotechnology
  • Have fun preparing your lunch and learn about nutrition at the same time

For more information, contact Case Hamilton  (585) 241-8542.

To Register for the STEaM Camp Click Here

2017 Explorer Banquet

Join the Seneca Waterways Exploring team for the 2017 Explorer Banquet.  Come enjoy dinner and recognition at the annual Exploring Banquet. This event is open to all Exploring Posts.  Details are being finalized check back for more information.

Mock Trial

April 29th, 2017

The Annual Mock Trial competition is the premier event for Law Explorers. Find out if you have what it takes to practice law. Court is scheduled for April 29, 2017, at the Hall of Justice. For more information Keith Gomez – 585-241-8558.  More Information

Criminal Justice Exploring Academy

July 17-21, 2017

The Criminal Justice Exploring Academy (CJEA) is an exciting co-ed day camp for high school students ages 15-20. The academy is designed to expose cadets to exciting career opportunities, develop leadership skills and practice hands-on law enforcement techniques. CJEA offers students a better understanding of the world of work in the criminal justice field.  To register or for more information contact Keith Gomez @ 585-241-8558

Exploring First Responder Camp

 July 30- August 4th, 2017

Exploring First Responder Camp is for Explorers and Posts seeking a focused program in one of three exciting areas. Open CO-ED registration to anyone up to 21 years old, Exploring First Responder Camp is one of Babcock-Hovey’s Expedition Camps which are designed to refine your skills, challenge your limits, and for Explorers – help you develop a deeper understanding of the Emergency Services. Stay tuned on Facebook too!


Law Enforcement Camp is designed by Police Officers specifically for Police Explorers. Practice all the skills you learn in your regular meetings, and add a bunch more. Spend some time on our range with our instructors and practice your sharpshooting skills with rifle, shotgun and pistols; work on your investigating skills; evidence collecting and much more! The last day of camp will include a simulated event that all Explorers will respond to and put your skills to work.


Firefighting Camp is designed to let you work on both skills you normally do and those you don’t normally do at post meetings. Fight live fire at the Fire Training Center, set up portable retaining ponds, rope rescue techniques, hydrant work and much more! Fire Explorers will put all of their newly acquired skills to use in our all Explorer simulated event on the last day of camp.


EMS/ Medical Camp is for all EMS/ Medical and Fire Explorers that want to learn more about their chosen field. Trainings will include scenarios, seminars, demos, certifications and lots of hands-on activities. Check out the mobile hospital room, practice on the sim mannequins, and much more. Medical Explorers will also participate in our camp wide simulation event on Friday, putting all their training to the test.

COST: $425 per Explorer

  • $50 – DISCOUNT for full Payment by April 12
  • Registration Fee for Adults is $200.00
  • FREE Adult Registration With Every 8 Youth Registered From Your Post

Note: This program is not eligible for the Free Week Drawing.

REGISTER NOW with a site deposit of $100 per Post

Note: Units in Seneca Waterways Council have been sent login information for registration website. All others can easily create a log in as an Exploring Post or Individual and complete registration online.

Questions: email or call 585-241-8542

Register by clicking here

Annual Daryl Pierson Police Games

Fall of 2017

Explorers are invited to attend the second annual police games competition, held in honor of Officer Daryl Pierson. The games will be held at the Public Safety Training Facility. Teams of Explorers will be competing in competitions including the SWAT course, shooting range, building search, parade marching, observations and memorization exercises and a formal presentation. The winning team will be presented with a trophy and have their names engraved on it for years to come.  Registration information will be available Summer of 2017 for the Fall games.

Annual First Responders Reception

The Exploring Division of the Seneca Waterways Council is pleased to announce the Third Annual Distinguished First Responders Reception. This is an opportunity for our community to recognize and celebrate outstanding individuals in the world of emergency service.  This years event is being planned now, for more information or to RSVP, please contact Keith Gomez – 585-241-8558.

Nomination form