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2016 National Maritime Sailtraining Scholarship

National Maritime Sailtraining Scholarships are intended to encourage young Americans to consider attending the US Merchant Marine Academy or an approved, state-run Maritime Academy or to consider joining the maritime workforce through industry apprenticeship...

Progress on our New Web Site

As you may have heard, the National Sea Scout Service Committee has a team that has been working on developing a new Sea Scout web site. The site can be found at: https://seascout.org/ This new site has been undergoing a great transition over the last month, and...

Two Important Updates

Recently, two very important articles have been published by the National Sea Scout Service Committee that we want to make sure we bring to the attention of every Ship in the Central Region: 2015 National Flagship Competition - we hope that all our Ships will compete...

Winter Amidships (WAM)

Bay-Lakes Council BSA and the alumni of the Fond du Lac Scouts are proud to invite you to the Winter Amidships (WAM) co-ed Scouting event to be held on February 20, 2016 at the National Guard Armory, Fond du Lac, WI. This 1 day event is open to Units of Venture Crews,...

Building to Teach Partnership

Learning to build a boat with your Sea Scouts is now within reach of any Sea Scout leader thanks to our newest partner, Building to Teach. Building to Teach is a program of the Alexandria Seaport Foundation that aims to enable students to learn math through hands-on...

Updated Small Boat Handler Requirements

The Sea Scout "Bar Awards," Small Boat Handler and Qualified Seaman, were confirmed in a recent survey as being important achievements and motivators to Sea Scouts. Accordingly, considerations of eliminating these awards were set aside. The original requirements for...

2015 National Flagship Competition

Now is the time for all ships to take stock of their past year’s program and document their accomplishments to apply for the annual National Flagship Competition. You will find attached the Annual Sea Scout Flagship Application, the Sea Scout Ship Performance outline,...