Minto Rendezvous 2017

The boarding manual for the 2017 William M Minto Memorial Sea Scout Rendezvous has been published. Minto this year is sponsored by Sam Houston Area Council, and will be held September 8-10, 2017 at Bovay Scout Ranch near Navasota, Texas. All ships are invited to...

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 Scout Day 2017

We are proud to announce that July 9 will be recognized as “Sea Scout Day.” Sea Scouts, BSA was established in 1912 as the second program of the Boy Scouts to help retain older Scouts. The logbook 1912 logbook of the Boy Scout Ship Pioneer, recognized as the first Sea...

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...

Sea Scouts and Scouters Recognized at National Meeting

Last week during the Venturing and Sea Scout Reception at the Boy Scouts of America’s National Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, the inaugural Sea Scout Leadership Award Class was announced. This year’s recipients include Rachel West of Georgetown, Texas...

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...

Verification process for on-water boating skills courses

NASBLA is announcing a new course verification opportunity for providers of on-water skills training for recreational power or human-propelled boating courses. Successful completion will include the award of a uniquely numbered verified course mark indicating,...

Revised Safe Boating and Sailing Standards

The National Sea Scout Committee has recently approved an update to the Safe Boating and Sailing Standards for Sea Scout activities.  A copy of the new standards is attached.  These standards are applicable to all Sea Scout activities; particularly activities on...

Makahiki – August 4-6

MAKAHIKI is a weekend full of competition, fun and friendship. Water events include Swimming, Canoe Swap, Row Boating and other fun water related activities.