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Coast Guard Tech Talk: 9/26 – Trends in Recreational Boating Fatalities

Our speaker is Robin Pope, Ph.D., PA-C, FAWM, currently serves as Deputy Director of the USCG Auxiliary’s Recreational Boating Safety Outreach Directorate. Dr. Pope has more than 3 decades of experience in paddling education. He holds the American Canoe Association’s highest possible instructor ratings in both swift water rescue and whitewater kayaking and was recently named a “Legend of Paddling” by the ACA.

Sea Scout Roundtable September 21st

The next NST Sea Scout Roundtable is scheduled for Thursday, September 21st at 9:00 p.m. ET/8:00 p.m. CT/7:00 p.m. MT/6:00 p.m. PT. Topics for the night include: Presentations Evan Nazareth - NQD Updates Tom Trefny - Recharter and Fees Peter Sargent - Marketing...

Back to School Recruiting Tips

It is that time of year where councils around the nation are preparing for their fall recruitment campaign, often referred to as School Night for Scouting. While we should always be recruiting both youth and adult all year long, we should not overlook our councils marketing efforts and ensure Sea Scouts are included in those efforts.

The July Bowsprit

The first of June 2023 marked the beginning of BSA’s 2023—2024 program year. For all of us in the Sea Scout program, it also marked an ending and a beginning.

National Change of Watch

A recording of the National Change of Watch and Bridge of Honor is now available. During this event we have the swearing in of Evan Nazareth, the National Boatswain and his 2023-2024 National Quarterdeck for their term. Plus, we honor Sal Ciampo and TW Cook for their...

Bravo Zulu to the recipients of the 2023 Territory Level Sea Scout Leadership Award

The Sea Scout Leadership Award (SSLA) recognizes youth and adult members who have made exceptional contributions to the Sea Scouting program at the territory level and who exemplify the Scout Oath, the Scout Law, and the Sea Scout Promise. To be eligible for the SSLA,...

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