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...

Sail Aboard the USCG Eagle

Every summer for over a decade, the Coast Guard has partnered with Sea Scouting to offer a weeklong sailing adventure aboard USCGC EAGLE to a select group of Sea Scouts from around the nation.

Apply for SEAL Training 2020

For the first time ever, SEAL training will be offered in all four regions, at a record setting nine locations! This makes SEAL more accessible than ever before. If you are not familiar with SEAL, it is similar to NAYLE, the BSA’s advanced outdoor leadership...

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...

Introduction to AuxScout

Introduction to AUXSCOUT – What is it? How do we implement it? – Introduction for Sea Scout Commodores & Adult Leaders. The Coast Guard Auxiliary has adopted the Sea Scout program as its official youth program. The Auxiliary calls the Auxiliary – Sea Scout...

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...

Meet National Commodore TW Cook

New National Commodore TW Cook discusses the state of Sea Scouts and his plans for the term with National Boatswain’s Mate Ryan...