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Keith Christopher to Retire After 44 Years With BSA

After a career spanning nearly five decades, five local councils, and 13 years at the National Service Center, Keith Christopher will retire from the Boy Scouts of America after 44 years of service effective June 1, 2018. Keith, who currently serves as department...

Announcing the 2018-2019 National Boatswain

The National Sea Scout Support Committee announces the selection of Jack Otto of Houston, Texas as the 2018-2019 National Sea Scout Boatswain. His term of office will be from June 1, 2018 through May 31, 2019. He is a member of Ship 468, chartered by the St. Andrews...

Introducing the Best Practice Library

Across the county there are successful ships that deliver on Sea Scouting's promise of high adventure in, on, around, and under the water. Each ship is unique. Each ship has it's own strengths and weaknesses. In order to make every ship more successful, a Best...

Sea Scout Decals and Magnetic Signs available

6-inch decal -- $ 4.00 each 12-inch decal-- $ 10.00 each 18-inch decal -- $ 17.00 each 12-inch magnetic sign -- $ 15.00 Designed to be waterproof. Peel off and stick to any surface. Use on a boat or any hard surface. Order from: Office of the Sea Scout...

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...

Sail Aboard the USCG Eagle

Every summer for nearly a decade, the Coast Guard has partnered with Sea Scouting to offer a weeklong sailing adventure aboard Eagle to a select group of Sea Scouts from around the nation. What exactly is it like to sail aboard the Eagle? Katie Bruton, a Quatermaster...

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...