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National Boatswain and SEAL Application Period Open

The National Sea Scout Committee is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for two of the most rewarding experiences the program has to offer. The National Sea Scout Boatswain serves as the youth representative for all of the Sea Scouts across...

Updated Advancement Requirements

IRVING TX- The National Sea Scout Committee has concluded a three year process to revise the Sea Scout Advancement Requirements. The most significant change was the inclusion of paddle sports into the advancement program. Wherever there was an on the water...

The West Wind

The Western Region Sea Scout Blog, the West Wind, is dedicated to providing Western Regional Sea Scout news, recruiting ideas, program best practices and advancement tips. Content is created by the Western Region Sea Scout Petty Officers under the direction of Western...

New Badges of Office Unveiled

Live from the BSA National Meeting National Supply has been working hard to make Sea Scout uniform items readily accessible to our members. As part of this initiative, 16 new round badges of office for ship and council level positions were created. “These badges of...

2015 National Flagship Named

Ship 1000, the “Enterprise” Honored With BoatU.S. and the Sea Scouts, BSA 2015 National Flagship Award The Boats Owners Association of the United States (BoatU.S.) and Sea Scouts, BSA recognize Sea Scout Ship 1000 the “Enterprise” of Rockwall, TX, Circle Ten Council...

2015 Seabadge Underway Michigan

Seabadge Underway Course in Mackinaw City Michigan aboard a 52' Ketch, the Retriever, from August 15- 23, 2015. Seabadge Underway (SBU)  provides basic vessel operation training to Sea Scout and other adult Scout leaders, with little vessel experience, to help prepare...

Announcing the 2015-2016 National Boatswain

The National Sea Scout Support Committee announces the selection of Edward Campbell of Albion, Indiana as the 2015-2016 National Sea Scout Boatswain. His term of office is June 1, 2015 through May 31, 2016. He is a member of Ship 5111, Patriotic Pearl of the Anthony...

Sea Scout Marksmanship Program

The Sea Scout Marksmanship Program gives Sea Scout youth an opportunity to learn and be rewarded for their accomplishments. Shooting sports can enhance a ship’s program when on-the-water activities are not possible. To earn this award, Sea Scouts must begin with the...