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.

Sea Scout Apparel Available

This week at the 2016 National Annual Meeting, Sea Scouts, BSA unveiled a line of gear and apparel. The items include the Sea Scout logo and can be personalized with your ship name and/or number, your name, your position and so much more. The purpose of this...

May 2016 – Advancement, Awards, and the New Sea Scout Manual

With separation of Sea Scouts from Venturing, how long can Sea Scouts continue to work on Venturing awards? Sea Scouts, who are working on any of the Venturing awards and recognitions, will be “grandfathered” to complete those awards and recognitions through December...

Spring 2017 Seabadge

Seabadge Course SB-29-IL-2017 will be held in Springfield, IL at the Lake Springfield Christian Assembly Camp (map)on the weekend of March 31 – April 2. It will begin at 1300 CDT (1:00 p.m.) on Friday and conclude by 1300 CDT (1:00 p.m.) on Sunday. Early arrival...

Summer Cruise Opportunities

What is a long cruise? The Long Cruise is a super summer activity that is be the culmination of everything that the Sea Scouts have been preparing and training to do for the entire year.  It is traditionally a one to two week cruise on a large vessel.  However it...

Sea Scout Eligibility for Awards

The BSA National Board, on February 10, 2016, adopted a resolution “…to make Sea Scouts a separate program with the same status of other programs.”  What are the changes in Sea Scout eligibility for awards and recognitions as a result of the Sea Scout program status...

T.W. Cook to Take the Helm as New Southern Region Commodore

On behalf of the National Sea Scout Committee and the Southern Region, we are pleased to announce the selection of a new Southern Region Commodore T.W. Cook. His election will take place in San Diego at the Southern Region Annual meeting and we look forward to his...