Sea Scout Day 2017

Sea Scouts all around the Southern Region will be getting underway for Sea Scout Day – the birthday of Sea Scouts BSA. Read more about Sea Scout day here, and use the contact form at southern.seascout.org to let us know your plans!

Sea Scouts tour Eagle

On Saturday, June 10th, Sea Scouts from across Southern Region Area 7 gathered in Norfolk, Virginia for Harborfest. Scouts from Ship 16 Suffolk, VA; Ship 71 Fayetteville, NC; Ship 244, Cary, NC; Ship 258 Colonial Beach, VA; Ship 530, Mechanicsville, VA; Ship 1117...

Run for the Wall

On May 20, 2017 the southern route of the 29th annual Run for the Wall made their pit stop in Grand Prairie, Texas. Members of Ship 1880, the SSS Zavala, were on hand in the parking lot of the Dubiski Career High School to welcome approximately 400 motorcycles and...

Area Boatswains for 2017-2018

Meet your Southern Region Area Boatswains for 2017-2018! Our region is divided into 9 “areas” – each of which consists of 8 to 12 councils. From a Sea Scout perspective, each area has an Area Commodore, the adult volunteer who serves as the Sea Scout...

New Start for Louisiana Ship

Ship 312 from Istrouma Area Council in Louisiana is back on the water after being inactive for a few years. They are featured in this great article in the New Orleans Advocate.  All our ships should be seeking out this kind of publicity from local media! Meanwhile,...

Getting the Fleet Together at Sail Daze

It wasn’t even Sunday and everyone was in a sun daze at sail daze. A few times a year the scouts and officers of the Sam Houston Area Council Fleet come together for a variety of joint Fleet activities and exercises. Every April or May, SHAC Fleet has traditionally...

SouthWinds Spring Break Trip

Sea Scouts Ship SouthWinds 100 of the Atlanta Area Squadron recently completed a sailing adventure in Saint George Sound and the Gulf of Mexico near Carrabelle, Florida. Ship 100 was founded in 2008 and completed our first trip to Florida in 2009. We’ve continued for...

Marine Technology Society Scholarships

Each year the Marine Technology Society offers significant scholarships to college graduate, college undergraduate and senior high school students accepted into full-time marine-related programs with focus in marine technology, marine engineering and/or marine...

Savannah Cushman: 2017-2018 Southern Region Boatswain

Please welcome Savannah Cushman, our Southern Region Boatswain for 2017-2018. Savannah is from Sam Houston Area Council Ship 208, SSS Red Skies. She lacks only her Bridge of Review to become an Able Sea Scout. She is a SEAL and NYLT graduate, and has served as Ship...

Religious Calendar

When planning events, most of us have a good idea of which religious holidays are relevant in our own ship, but it’s a lot harder when planning council, area, or regional events where the list of religions to check is potentially much broader.  BSA’s...