Updated Small Boat Handler Requirements

The Sea Scout “Bar Awards,” Small Boat Handler and Qualified Seaman, were confirmed in a recent survey as being important achievements and motivators to Sea Scouts. Accordingly, considerations of eliminating these awards were set aside. The original...

2015 National Flagship Competition

Now is the time for all ships to take stock of their past year’s program and document their accomplishments to apply for the annual National Flagship Competition. You will find attached the Annual Sea Scout Flagship Application, the Sea Scout Ship Performance outline,...

National Boatswain and SEAL Application Period Open

The National Sea Scout Committee is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for two of the most rewarding experiences the program has to offer. The National Sea Scout Boatswain serves as the youth representative for all of the Sea Scouts across...

Updated Advancement Requirements

IRVING TX- The National Sea Scout Committee has concluded a three year process to revise the Sea Scout Advancement Requirements. The most significant change was the inclusion of paddle sports into the advancement program. Wherever there was an on the water...

Central Region Koch Cup Qualifying Results

Central Region Koch Cup Qualifying Regattas in 2015 10 Ships sent 18 Teams to 4 Regattas in 4 different Central Region Areas Detroit (Area 2)- Motor City Regatta, Aug 8, 2015, 6 teams on 6 boats, 4 Races Chicago (Area 7)- Smith Cup Regatta, August 16, 2015, 5 teams on...

2016 Central Region Boatswain Announcement

WAUSAU, WI – The Central Region is proud to announce the selection of Quartermaster Rachael Washburn as the new Central Region Boatswain. Rachael has been very active in many facets of scouting, having earned her Gold Award in the Girl Scouts, Silver Award in...

The West Wind

The Western Region Sea Scout Blog, the West Wind, is dedicated to providing Western Regional Sea Scout news, recruiting ideas, program best practices and advancement tips. Content is created by the Western Region Sea Scout Petty Officers under the direction of Western...

New Badges of Office Unveiled

Live from the BSA National Meeting National Supply has been working hard to make Sea Scout uniform items readily accessible to our members. As part of this initiative, 16 new round badges of office for ship and council level positions were created. “These badges of...

2015 National Flagship Named

Ship 1000, the “Enterprise” Honored With BoatU.S. and the Sea Scouts, BSA 2015 National Flagship Award The Boats Owners Association of the United States (BoatU.S.) and Sea Scouts, BSA recognize Sea Scout Ship 1000 the “Enterprise” of Rockwall, TX, Circle Ten Council...

2015 Seabadge Underway Michigan

Seabadge Underway Course in Mackinaw City Michigan aboard a 52′ Ketch, the Retriever, from August 15- 23, 2015. Seabadge Underway (SBU)  provides basic vessel operation training to Sea Scout and other adult Scout leaders, with little vessel experience, to help...