November 2018 – Salutes, Maritime Explorer Club, Neckers

Commodore’s Corner – November 2018   Should Sea Scouts salute when uncovered? Yes, any time a salute is appropriate while in uniform, a Sea Scout youth or adult should use the three-fingered Scout salute with pride and respect, whether covered or...

October 2018- New Commodores, CG Auxiliary MOA, Uniforms/Insignia

Commodore’s Corner- October 2018 News Flash – New Commodores Named We’re pleased to announce that Curt Ware, Prairielands Council, Illinois, has been named Central Region Commodore; effective immediately.  Curt previously served as the Central Region...

February 2017 Commodore’s Corner

Commodore’s Corner- February 2017 Is there an Alumni Association for Sea Scouts and Sea Scouters? Yes; it’s called the National Organization for Sea Scout Alumni (NOSSA). Check it out at alumni.seascout.org. Is the BSA Interpreter Strip authorized for wear...

November 2016- Manual Updates, Sea Base Staff, and more

The inside covers of my new Sea Scout Manual are blank; where can I find the Scout Oath, Scout Law, and Sea Promise in this edition? There was a printing error during the production of the new Sea Scout Manual.  Material that should have appeared on the inside covers...

October 2016- Skipper Award of Merit and Vessel Operations

Is there an index of changes to the new Sea Scout Manual? There were so many changes to the new Sea Scout Manual–from correcting typos to whole new sections–that we didn’t make a list of them all.  Here are the significant changes and additions in...

September 2016- The Salute, New Century Uniform, and New Manual

Are you interested in serving as a staff member at the 2017 Jamboree? The Sea Scout National Committee is sponsoring an exhibit at the Jamboree and we need volunteers; both youth and adults. (Youth must be 16 by the time Jamboree starts.)  This is an excellent...

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

The new Sea Scout Manual is available at ScoutStuff.org. 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...