Sea Scouts and Scouters Recognized at National Meeting

Last week during the Venturing and Sea Scout Reception at the Boy Scouts of America’s National Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, the inaugural Sea Scout Leadership Award Class was announced. This year’s recipients include Rachel West of Georgetown, Texas...

Verification process for on-water boating skills courses

NASBLA is announcing a new course verification opportunity for providers of on-water skills training for recreational power or human-propelled boating courses. Successful completion will include the award of a uniquely numbered verified course mark indicating,...

Revised Safe Boating and Sailing Standards

The National Sea Scout Committee has recently approved an update to the Safe Boating and Sailing Standards for Sea Scout activities.  A copy of the new standards is attached.  These standards are applicable to all Sea Scout activities; particularly activities on...

2017 National Flagship Named

Sea Scout Ship 100, “SSS DOMINION” Honored with BoatU.S. and the Sea Scouts, BSA 2017 National Flagship Award The Boat Owners Association of the United States (BoatU.S.) and Sea Scouts, BSA recognize Sea Scout Ship 100 “SSS DOMINION” of the National Capital Area...

Announcing the 2017-2018 National Boatswain

The National Sea Scout Support Committee announces the selection of Mercedes Matlock of Frederick, Maryland as the 2017-2018 National Sea Scout Boatswain. Her term of office will be from June 1, 2017 through May 31, 2018 She is a member of Ship 59, SSS Sea Dogs,...

Spring 2017 National Sea Scout Log

The Spring 2017 National Sea Scout Log is now available. This issue includes: New Standard Operating Procedures The National Sea Scout Support Committee Needs YOU to Grow Membership! National Director’s Update National Boatswain’s Report Long Cruise Resources...

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....

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...

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...