West Marine BlueFuture® Grants Available

Watsonville, CA,– Starting this spring, West Marine is taking a new approach with its nonprofit BlueFuture program. While the program initially supported initiatives on three fronts — youth boating, sustainable fisheries and marine conservation — the company has opted...

Needed: A Passionate Individual to Serve as Area 5 Commodore

The area covers Western Missouri, Western Iowa, Nebraska and Kansas.

Responsibilities include being the lead contact for Sea Scout Ships in the Area and developing a team to assist the Ships’ efforts to deliver the quality Sea Scout program to our youth.

From the Central Region Commodore – March Edition

Happy Spring!

While other Ships in other Regions have been “on the water” for some time, we in the Central Region have just begun thinking of uncovering the boats, doing our safety checks and needed repairs and deciding when we plan to launch. Spring is a busy time for our Ships.

New Sea Scout Website Is Now Live

IRVING TX – The newly redesigned Sea Scout website went live today. SeaScout.org aims to be the complete Sea Scout resource for Sea Scouts, prospective Sea Scouts, volunteers, professionals, partners, and the public. The new site features new tools such as...

Using Email to Send a Text Message

Did you know you can send text messages from your desktop or laptop email program, or even webmail? It is an easy and convenient way to send meeting reminders to the Sea Scouts, and their parents. Messages are delivered individually, not as group texts. Replies come back to your inbox. And you can maintain your contact info in one place. This is a great way to keep in contact, without the need to try and figure out how to send text messages from your phone.

Marine Technology Society Scholarships

The 2016 Marine Technology Society (MTS) student scholarship program is now open! MTS is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for all of our 2016 scholarships. Each year MTS offers thousands of dollars in scholarships to undergraduate and...

Time for a new Central Region Shoulder Patch

Now that Sea Scouting is a stand-alone program in the BSA, it’s time we design a new Central Region shoulder patch!
Our last patch was done for the Sea Scout centennial in 2012 – but now, we are opening up a contest for all Sea Scouts and Sea Scouters!

Sea Scout Resolution Approved

IRVING, TX – The National Council of the Boy Scouts of America has approved a resolution establishing Sea Scouts, BSA as an independent program of the Boy Scouts of America–in full company with the other BSA programs: Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Varsity...