Southern Region Boatswain for 2018-2019

Please welcome Ryan Trefny, Southern Region Boatswain for the 2018-2019 term. Ryan will take over from current Regional Boatswain Savannah Cushman on June 1st. Ryan is an Eagle Scout, a Quartermaster and a SEAL graduate who is presently serving as Southern Region Area...

Scholarship Opportunity

This may be applicable to some of you: the Marlee Foundation provides scholarships for children of US Special Forces members.  For more details, see this page. If you are not aware of it, there are a number of scholarships relevant to Sea Scouts. See the scholarship...

Council Sea Scout Leadership Awards

Seldom do I see Sea Scouts performing in the company of Boy Scouts. However, a few Sea Scouts from Capitol Area Council were recognized for outstanding leadership – in front of over 200 Scouters from Troops, Venturing Crews, and Explorers. At the Capitol Area...

Ben Feril takes the helm as Northeast Region Commodore

During the 2018 Northeast Region Bridge of Honor at Swedesboro, NJ, National Sea Scout Commodore Charlie Wurster installed Ben Feril as the Regional Commodore. Ben is an retired Navy Captain and is an active Scouter in DELMARVA Council. He will chair the Northeast...

Southern Region Sea Scout Leadership Awards

Please congratulate this year’s Southern Region Sea Scout Leadership Award recipients! Savannah Cushman,of Ship 208, Sam Houston Area Council, in Baytown, Texas is currently serving as Regional Boatswain. During her term she has led the operations of the...

Southern Region Board Meeting

This past week, I attended a Regional Meeting for the first time. It was as incredible opportunity to be introduced to the Southern Region Board and connect faces to names. Not only did I feel welcomed the moment I registered, but I was asked to start and end the...

Galveston Sea Scout Academy Report

This year our Sea Scout Academy went swimmingly, with record attendance from all over the region! All our tracks ran well and on target, we conducted nightly boatswains’ meetings where we advised and addressed the concerns of all of our ships boatswains. The Sea...

Update from the Regional Yeoman

I have a couple of exciting updates for members of Southern Region Sea Scouting. The first is a call for photos from your ship, council, and area activities, please send photos to...

Sea Scouting in South Texas – Strengthening New Ships

When I visited the Texas Seabadge course in October, I heard of a new Sea Scout ship in the Rio Grande Council – Ship 911. At Seabadge, I met Ship 911’s committee chair, Mr. Jesus Loperena. Knowing that I wanted to go and help train the new ship, I proposed an...

Area Boatswain of the Month: Ryan Trefny

The Southern Region Quarterdeck has selected Ryan Trefny as Area Boatswain of the Month for December. Ryan is the Boatswain for Southern Region Area 3, covering the southern half of Texas, and is doing an outstanding job!  Ryan has worked to gather contact information...