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Sea Scout Apparel Available

At the 2016 National Annual Meeting, Sea Scouts, BSA unveiled a line of gear and apparel. The items include the Sea Scout logo and can be personalized with your ship name and/or number, your name, your position and so much more. The purpose of this initiative is for...

Spring 2017 Seabadge

Seabadge Course SB-29-IL-2017 will be held in Springfield, IL at the Lake Springfield Christian Assembly Camp (map)on the weekend of March 31 – April 2. It will begin at 1300 CDT (1:00 p.m.) on Friday and conclude by 1300 CDT (1:00 p.m.) on Sunday. Early arrival...

Summer Cruise Opportunities

What is a long cruise? The Long Cruise is a super summer activity that is be the culmination of everything that the Sea Scouts have been preparing and training to do for the entire year.  It is traditionally a one to two week cruise on a large vessel.  However it...

Sea Scout Eligibility for Awards

The BSA National Board, on February 10, 2016, adopted a resolution “…to make Sea Scouts a separate program with the same status of other programs.”  What are the changes in Sea Scout eligibility for awards and recognitions as a result of the Sea Scout program status...

2016 National Flagship Named

Ship 100, the “Viking” Honored With BoatU.S. and the Sea Scouts, BSA  2016 National Flagship Award The Boats Owners Association of the United States (BoatU.S.) and Sea Scouts, BSA recognize Sea Scout Ship 100 the “Viking” of San Francisco Bay Area Council and Golden...

Area 6 Staff Changes

An update for all Sea Scouters in Area 6, effective April 30th, Don Shields has resigned as the Area 6 Commodore. We thank Don for his many years of service to Sea scouts and the Area. John Paprocki and Bill Hamilton interviewed and reviewed 3 candidates to replace Don as Area 6 Commodore. We are pleased to announce that David Campbell was put forth and approved as the New Area 6 Commodore.

From the Central Region Boatswain – April Edition

I’m back for the month of April with some updates. Recently, we had our regional meeting to discuss upcoming events and new programs. Personally, I had fun during the meeting, and I hope to see other youth representation at our next meeting – I am challenging all the Area Boatswains to join me at our next face-to-face meeting this fall. Don’t forget the Central Region Rendezvous May 20-22nd on Lake Springfield.