New Sea Scouts Uniform Online Learning Module Available

Scouting U announces that a new Sea Scout Uniform module was launched in the BSA Learn Center on February 22nd, and contains the latest uniform information. The new module is built to be more mobile friendly than previous e-learning courses.

Latest Posts on your Alexa!

Did you know you can get all the latest articles from the Sea Scout website on your smart speaker?!? We have built a new “skill” for the Amazon Alexa which you can enable, and which will provide you with summaries of all the latest posts in your Flash Briefing.

Our skill, “Sea Scout News,” is available for free from the Alexa Skills Store, just “Enable” the skill, and when you ask for your “Flash Briefing” you get all the latest updates from our website.

Leadership and Flagship Nomination Deadlines

The deadline to recognize a deserving Scout or Scouter with a Sea Scout Leadership Award or a Ship with the National Flagship Award is approaching. National Flagship Applications are due March 31. National and Regional Leadership Award nominations are due March 1. Area Leadership Award nominations are due April 1. You may download the application from seascout.org/download/sea-scout-leadership-award-nomination-form/

Summer Cruise Opportunities

The most important part of any ship’s program is the annual long cruise. If you have not begun planning for this summer’s cruise, read on to see what resources are available to you. They are The Passport to Adventure Long Cruise Guide, Provisional Cruise Opportunities, Specialty Cruise Opportunities, and Opportunities to attend Sea Base in 2020. For more information see seascout.org/news/summer-cruise-opportunities-2/

Sea Scout Safety Moments

We are excited to introduce the first four videos of the Sea Scout Safety Moment series. These short, peer to peer safety videos cover life jackets, fire extinguisher use, the 10 personal essentials, and the 10 boat essentials. They are appropriate for any audience, Sea Scouts, Scouts, and the boating community as a whole. Enjoy and share! The entire series, including future videos still in development, will be available at seascout.org/safety-moments.

Invitation to apply for Area, Regional, and National Boatswain

I have always viewed the leadership positions that I held as opportunities to help other people. From Ship Boatswain’s Mate of Program to National Boatswain, that position on leadership has never changed. As a youth led program we all have the unique opportunity...

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. What exactly is it like to sail aboard the Eagle? Katie Bruton, a...

Sea Scout Mythbusters

A new video, based on Bryan Wendel and TW Cook’s ‘You have to live near the coast’ and four other Sea Scouting myths, dispelled article, is the first of many new marketing resources to be released. Are you interested in seeing certain marketing resources?...

Curt Ware takes the helm as Central Region Commodore

The Central Region has appointed Curt Ware to succeed John Paprocki as the Central Region Commodore. Curt lives in central Illinois and is an active Scouter in Prairielands Council. He will chair the Central Region Sea Scout Committee. Curt was active in scouting as a...