Commodore’s Corner: Five Opportunities

Hi everyone, it’s that time of year when applications for all sorts of things are due. Please make sure all your Scouts are aware of these! Apply for National, Regional or Area Boatswain! National, Regional and Area Boatswain applications are due shortly. National...

Commodore’s Corner – December 2019

Ship 405 Christmas Cruisephoto by Linda Callaway Happy Holidays Everyone! This has certainly been an eventful year in Sea Scouting, and thanks to the hard work from a lot of you, much has been accomplished. Obviously we don’t have final numbers for 2019 quite yet, but...

Our nationwide Coast Guard Auxiliary partnership is here!

Many of you have been anxiously awaiting the nationwide rollout of the AUXSCOUT program – the Coast Guard’s name for our partnership with the Coast Guard Auxiliary – and that moment has finally arrived! As of November 1st, 2019, AUXSCOUT is open for...

Commodore’s Corner: October 2019

Hi all – there’s a lot going on and I’m overdue getting a Commodore’s Corner out, so here we go… National Sea Scout Director Owen McCulloch – photo by Richard Lipham In case you missed the earlier announcement, the biggest news is that we have a new...

Commodore’s Corner Brief Update for August 2019

I am not sure yet how Commodore’s Corner is going to work (would love to hear your thoughts on what you’d like to see, send your ideas via email to twcook at seascout.org). In the meanwhile, here is a quick update on a few topics that need current...

Sea Scouts: Where are they going?

Whenever I’m asked the question “why do Sea Scouts?” by any high-schooler or adult, I usually provide a variety of reasons. One reason that I always explain is that Sea Scouts is valuable because the career opportunities the program exposes you to. When I say career...

Ronald Cain selected as Southern Region Boatswain 2019-2020

It is the pleasure of the Southern Region Sea Scout Committee to announce that Ronald Cain from Ship 106 “Loggerheads” of Greater Tampa Area Bay Council has been selected as our next Southern Region Boatswain. Ron has been serving as Area 4 boatswain since...

Southern Region Sea Scout Leadership Awards for 2018

Please join me in congratulating the recipients of the Regional Sea Scout Leadership award for 2018 – Regional Boatswain Ryan Trefny and Area 7 Commodore Jane Tallis. The region can award only two of these awards each year. This year’s recipients are...

Attention Council Commodores

This webinar is aimed at Council Commodores but contains quite a bit of material relevant to anyone working with Sea Scouts at the Council...