January 2017- Upcoming Deadlines

The deadline to complete an application to serve as an Area, Regional, or National Boatswain is quickly approaching. For the first time, all positions will be filled from a common application. The National Sea Scout Boatswain serves as the youth representative for all...

New Standard Operating Procedures

Last week, in a letter to Sea Scout Volunteer Leaders along with Council/Area/Region Volunteers and Professionals, National Director, Keith Christopher, and National Commodore, Charles Wurster, released a set of Standard Operating Procedures for the Sea Scout Program....

Mobile Bay Sea Scout Academy

Sea Scout Academy in Mobile, AL. was a great event where Sea Scouts worked on rank advancement, leadership skills and more importantly fellowship with each other from all over the Southern Region. Ship One out of Mobile, AL hosted the 5th annual Academy, a...

Winter Amidships 2017

WAM is a 1-day event for Boy Scout Troops, Venture Crews, Sea Scout Ships, Career Explorer Posts, Varsity Teams, Girl Scout/Mariner Troops and American Heritage Girls Units. Youth participants must be registered members of the Boy Scouts of America (Troop, Crew, Ship,...

Seabadge 2017 in Illinois!

Seabadge will be held March 31-April 2 at the Lake Springfield Christian Assembly Camp in Chatham, Illinois. It will begin at 1300 CDT (1:00 p.m.) on Friday and conclude by 1300 CDT (1:00 p.m.) on Sunday.

Year End Membership Contest

Membership, Membership, Membership That is Our Goal Announcing a year-end incentive for all Sea Scout Ships in the nation Each ship that adds one or more new Sea Scouts between October 1st and December 31st 2016 will be entitled to one entry per new Scout, into a...

Congratulations to William (Bill) Reisa!

Bravo Zulu to Area 6 Vice Commodore for Service Bill Reisa! Bill has been assigned as the Branch Chief, Youth Partners, Recreational Boating Safety Outreach Liaison Division for the Coast Guard Auxiliary. As such, he will be our National liaison between Sea Scouting and the Coast Guard Auxiliary. In assuming his new responsibilities, he will also be made a member of the National Sea Scout Service Committee.

Nomination Information for the Sea Scout Leadership Award

As announced in the Fall 2016 Edition of the Sea Scout Log, a team of dedicated volunteers has been hard at work for over two years developing and advocating for the approval of the Sea Scout Leadership Award. Beginning in 2017, we will now have the opportunity to...

October 2016- Skipper Award of Merit and Vessel Operations

Is there an index of changes to the new Sea Scout Manual? There were so many changes to the new Sea Scout Manual–from correcting typos to whole new sections–that we didn’t make a list of them all.  Here are the significant changes and additions in...

Announcing the National Organization of Sea Scout Alumni

It was over one hundred years ago that Sea Scouts was brought to life as a Scouting program to teach youth life skills through on the water activities.  The program has survived through many generations and it’s had many names, but the traditions and values have...