Winter Amidships 2017

WAM is a 1-day event for Boy Scout Troops, Venture Crews, Sea Scout Ships, Career Explorer Posts, Varsity Teams, Girl Scout/Mariner Troops and American Heritage Girls Units. Youth participants must be registered members of the Boy Scouts of America (Troop, Crew, Ship,...

Seabadge 2017 in Illinois!

Seabadge will be held March 31-April 2 at the Lake Springfield Christian Assembly Camp in Chatham, Illinois. It will begin at 1300 CDT (1:00 p.m.) on Friday and conclude by 1300 CDT (1:00 p.m.) on Sunday.

Congratulations to William (Bill) Reisa!

Bravo Zulu to Area 6 Vice Commodore for Service Bill Reisa! Bill has been assigned as the Branch Chief, Youth Partners, Recreational Boating Safety Outreach Liaison Division for the Coast Guard Auxiliary. As such, he will be our National liaison between Sea Scouting and the Coast Guard Auxiliary. In assuming his new responsibilities, he will also be made a member of the National Sea Scout Service Committee.

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.

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.

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...

Lake Erie Sea Base

The annual Lake Erie Sea Base will be held July 17-23, registration has been extended until May 31st. Download the registration form for more information.

Area 6 Staff Changes

An update for all Sea Scouters in Area 6, effective April 30th, Don Shields has resigned as the Area 6 Commodore. We thank Don for his many years of service to Sea scouts and the Area. John Paprocki and Bill Hamilton interviewed and reviewed 3 candidates to replace Don as Area 6 Commodore. We are pleased to announce that David Campbell was put forth and approved as the New Area 6 Commodore.

From the Central Region Boatswain – April Edition

I’m back for the month of April with some updates. Recently, we had our regional meeting to discuss upcoming events and new programs. Personally, I had fun during the meeting, and I hope to see other youth representation at our next meeting – I am challenging all the Area Boatswains to join me at our next face-to-face meeting this fall. Don’t forget the Central Region Rendezvous May 20-22nd on Lake Springfield.