Announcing the 2016-2017 National Boatswain

IRVING, TX- The National Sea Scout Support Committee announces the selection of Rachel West of Georgetown, Texas as the 2016-2017 National Sea Scout Boatswain. Her term of office is June 1, 2016 through May 31, 2017. She is a member of Ship 911, SSS Response,...

Frequently Asked Questions- March 2016

The National Sea Scout Committee has received many questions regarding the effects of the Sea Scout Resolution.These questions have been answered in this Frequently Asked Question Fact Sheet. If you have specific questions that are not addressed here, please send an...

West Marine BlueFuture® Grants Available

Watsonville, CA,– Starting this spring, West Marine is taking a new approach with its nonprofit BlueFuture program. While the program initially supported initiatives on three fronts — youth boating, sustainable fisheries and marine conservation — the company has opted...

New Sea Scout Website Is Now Live

IRVING TX – The newly redesigned Sea Scout website went live today. SeaScout.org aims to be the complete Sea Scout resource for Sea Scouts, prospective Sea Scouts, volunteers, professionals, partners, and the public. The new site features new tools such as...

Welcome to the Commodore’s Corner

Welcome to the newly redesigned Sea Scouts, BSA website. We hope you found it sleek, fast, and easy to navigate. The Communications and Technology team of the National Sea Scout Committee has been developing this site over the last year. Input from the Voice of the...

Marine Technology Society Scholarships

The 2016 Marine Technology Society (MTS) student scholarship program is now open! MTS is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for all of our 2016 scholarships. Each year MTS offers thousands of dollars in scholarships to undergraduate and...

Sea Scout Resolution Approved

IRVING, TX – The National Council of the Boy Scouts of America has approved a resolution establishing Sea Scouts, BSA as an independent program of the Boy Scouts of America–in full company with the other BSA programs: Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Varsity...

2016 National Maritime Sailtraining Scholarship

National Maritime Sailtraining Scholarships are intended to encourage young Americans to consider attending the US Merchant Marine Academy or an approved, state-run Maritime Academy or to consider joining the maritime workforce through industry apprenticeship...

Building to Teach Partnership

Learning to build a boat with your Sea Scouts is now within reach of any Sea Scout leader thanks to our newest partner, Building to Teach. Building to Teach is a program of the Alexandria Seaport Foundation that aims to enable students to learn math through hands-on...

Updated Small Boat Handler Requirements

The Sea Scout “Bar Awards,” Small Boat Handler and Qualified Seaman, were confirmed in a recent survey as being important achievements and motivators to Sea Scouts. Accordingly, considerations of eliminating these awards were set aside. The original...