Get Your Pirate’s License!

Some great new programs for Central Region Sea Scouts! See if you can’t spend an entire Rendezvous talking like a pirate, arrrrrrgh!

From the Central Region Commodore – May, 2017

Happy boating season. We all survived the winter and are preparing for anther summer filled with boating activities. Several thoughts crossed my mind that I thought I should share with you.

The Central Region Sea Scout Rendezvous

Do you love the water, but wish you knew more about sailing? Then come check out the Sea Scout Rendezvous on May 20 from 7 am to 7 pm! It will be at Camp Illinek in Springfield, IL and is open to Venturers, Sea Scouts and older scouts!

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,...

2017 National Flagship Named

Sea Scout Ship 100, “SSS DOMINION” Honored with BoatU.S. and the Sea Scouts, BSA 2017 National Flagship Award The Boat Owners Association of the United States (BoatU.S.) and Sea Scouts, BSA recognize Sea Scout Ship 100 “SSS DOMINION” of the National Capital Area...

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...