August 2016- New Manual, Feedback, Flags, and Lifejacket Safety

The new Sea Scout Manual is available at That’s right!  The Sea Scout Manual has been reissued with lots of new content; including new rank advancement requirements and electives, paddle sports, the New Century Universal Uniform, a new appendix...

Motor City Scouting Regatta

Come one, come all, on Saturday September 17th 2016, to a special Scouting Sailing Regatta hosted by the Edison Boat Club , The Detroit Yacht Club, and the Detroit Boat Club.

New Sea Scout Manual Available

The new Sea Scout Manual, #620543, is now available from BSA Supply! You can order it now from or have your local Scout Shop order it for you. The new Manual features updated Advancement Requirements and Electives, the new Paddlesports program, updated...

New SPARS Available

When the new edition of the Sea Scout Manual arrives in Scout Shops this fall, you will notice some significant changes. A section on Paddlecraft has been added to support new paddlecraft alternatives to some of the traditional Sea Scout rank requirements. Other...

2016 CR Koch Cup Results

Forty teams from ten countries including Australia, Brazil, Finland, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, South Africa, and the United States competed for the 2016 Koch Cup in Long Beach California. Here are the results.

Two Training Opportunities Cancelled

We regret to inform everyone that, due to the lack of registrations, two Central Region training events have been cancelled for 2016. Both, Poseidon, and Sea Badge Underway, have been cancelled.

American Canoe Association Partnership Established

The leaders of American Canoe Association (ACA) and the Sea Scouts, BSA recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding that establishes ongoing support for paddling in Sea Scout units (“Ships”). Christopher Stec, Chief Operating Officer of the ACA, noted that...

Poseidon – Introduction to Sea Scouting

Poseidon is a pilot program that has the expectation to become to Sea Scouting what Powderhorn is to Venturing. Poseidon is designed to provide the gateway experience into Sea Scouting. We have designed our curriculum to be friendly to any Scouter regardless of program. We also have made sure to include the WOW factor for the participant.