From the Central Region Commodore – November, 2017

Greetings fellow Sea Scouters, The snow has started to fly, Deer hunting seasons begun and many of you have winterized your boats. Time for our indoor programs to begin. First off, Happy Thanksgiving, and hope you all have a blessed holiday season during the rest of...

VenturingFest 2018

Next summer, from July 1-6, the Summit Bechtel Reserve will be hosting Venturing’s 20th Birthday Bash- VenturingFest 2018!

The Pierson Cup Regatta 2017

The “The Pierson Cup Regatta” is a co-ed competition between B.S.A. registered Sea Scouts from any Central Region Sea Scout Ship, with Scouts racing to earn an invitation to the “William I. Koch International Sea Scout Cup” to be held in 2018. This 2017 racing event will begin and conclude on Saturday, October 7th, 2017. There will be a limited practice session available prior to the race.

Fond du Lac Sea Scouts Lighthouse Regatta

The “Fond du Lac Sea Scouts Lighthouse Regatta” is a co-ed competition between B.S.A. registered Sea Scouts from any Central Region Sea Scout Ship, with Scouts racing to earn an invitation to the “William I. Koch International Sea Scout Cup” to be held in 2018. This 2017 racing event will begin and conclude on Tuesday, August 8th, 2017. There will be a limited practice session available on Monday, August 7th, 2017.

Motor City Regatta

The “Motor City Regatta” is a co-ed competition between B.S.A. registered Sea Scouts from the Central Fleet of the Boy Scouts of America, with the Scouts racing to earn an invitation to the “William I. Koch International Sea Scout Cup” to be held in 2018. The 2017 racing event will begin and conclude on Saturday August 5th, 2017. There will be a limited practice session available on Friday August 4th, 2017.

Chicago-area Sea Scout Smith Regatta

This year’s Chicago-area Sea Scouts’ Thomas R. Smith Regatta will be held July 5, 6, for practice and Friday July 7 for races. Regatta participants are strongly encouraged to attend the practice sessions as they are led by a top professional who is an expert in these 420-class boats. In addition, if the weather forecast is bad on Friday, races on Thursday may be counted.

Makahiki – August 4-6

MAKAHIKI is a weekend full of competition, fun and friendship. Water events include Swimming, Canoe Swap, Row Boating and other fun water related activities.

Get Your Pirate’s License!

Some great new programs for Central Region Sea Scouts! See if you can’t spend an entire Rendezvous talking like a pirate, arrrrrrgh!

From the Central Region Commodore – May, 2017

Happy boating season. We all survived the winter and are preparing for anther summer filled with boating activities. Several thoughts crossed my mind that I thought I should share with you.

The Central Region Sea Scout Rendezvous

Do you love the water, but wish you knew more about sailing? Then come check out the Sea Scout Rendezvous on May 20 from 7 am to 7 pm! It will be at Camp Illinek in Springfield, IL and is open to Venturers, Sea Scouts and older scouts!