Sea Scouts for Scoutmasters

At one time or another you have probably heard the age old adage, It is easier to turn a scouter into a sailor than turn a sailor into a scouter. Commodore TW Cook has written the Sea Scouts for Scoutmasters guide make that transition even easier. If you are an...

2018 Boatswain and SEAL Applications Open

The National Sea Scout Committee is looking for talented Sea Scouts to represent the program at the Area, Regional, and National level. Each Area, Regional or National Boatswain will represent Sea Scouts, BSA at Boy Scouts of America Meetings, other meetings, Sea...

Small Boat Handler Award and National Boating Standards

Two organizations set national standards for boating education in the United States.  The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) sets standards for classroom-based education.  In many states, boat operators are required to take a...

Scholarship Opportunities

Call for Applications: DAN is Looking for a Future Dive Safety Educator DAN is launching its new internship program aimed at certified divers currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree programs in education. The DAN Diver Safety Education Internship is a...

National Paddlecraft Education Standard Approved

The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) has received approval from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) of its third American National Standard. ANSI/NASBLA 101-2017 Basic Boating Knowledge – Human-Propelled is...

Ready to Wear Official Sea Scout Uniform Uniform Now Available

SG Trading Post, in cooperation with Sea Scouts, BSA, has made the Official Sea Scout Uniform easier than ever to obtain. Sea Scouts can now order uniform shirts, with the US flag on the right shoulder, the World Crest on the left chest, and Sea Scouts B.S.A...

Fall 2017 National Sea Scout Log

The Fall 2017 National Sea Scout Log is now available. This issue includes: Put your Ship on the Map with BeAScout The National Sea Scout Support Committee Looks to the Future of Sea Scouts The Importance of Leadership to the Sea Scout Program National...

Update your Unit’s BeAScout Pin

BeAScout.org is the application that puts your unit on the map! Prospective Scouts and their families can visit BeAScout.org to find a Scouting program in their neighborhood. If your unit’s pin is up to date they’ll find you! Raise your unit’s...

NSBC Boating Safety Instructor Course

The NSBC will be hosting its Boating Safety Instructor Course November 7 – 8, 2017 at the Cambria Suites Columbus/Polaris in Columbus, OH. The course will be taught by NSBC Master Instructor Emily King. The NSBC Boating Safety Instructor Course is designed to...

Sea Scout Day 2017

We are proud to announce that July 9 will be recognized as “Sea Scout Day.” Sea Scouts, BSA was established in 1912 as the second program of the Boy Scouts to help retain older Scouts. The logbook 1912 logbook of the Boy Scout Ship Pioneer, recognized as the first Sea...