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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 profile in the...

August Sea Scouts of the Month

Our Southern Region quarterdeck has decided to recognize some of the great Sea Scouts around the region by designating a Scout of the Month for each area. These worthy Scouts have been selected to be our very first Scouts of the Month! If you'd like to nominate...

10 Steps for Ship Success

This 15 minute presentation by National Flagship Skipper Todd Skiles is full of great suggestions for both new and established ships. Ship 100 (SSS Dominion) has faced their set of challenges, and has overcome them to become our National Flagship for 2017. Learn what...

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 prepare...

Open House

As we approach the start of the school year, it is time to start planning an Open House for your ship. Check out this article from our Western Region counterparts which will give you some great ideas for how to attract new members! ...

SEAL Preparation

SEAL preparation can be a challenge, even for our most experienced Scouts. Reagan S provided this note about the preparation classes he attended. It worked - he graduated at the top of his class! As my SEAL training course approached, a few adult leaders in my council...

Albemarle Loop Long Cruise

Sea Scout Ship 16 chartered to Beech Grove United Methodist Church in Suffolk, Virginia in the Colonial Virginia Council completed their 2018 Long Cruise via the Albemarle Loop in North Carolina. 8 Sea Scouts and 4 adults sailed from Nautical Boats in West Norfolk on...