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American Canoe Association Partnership Established

The leaders of American Canoe Association (ACA) and the Sea Scouts, BSA recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding that establishes ongoing support for paddling in Sea Scout units (“Ships”). Christopher Stec, Chief Operating Officer of the ACA, noted that "the ACA...

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...

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...

Passport to Adventure Long Cruise Guide

The Sea Scout program relies on an annual Long Cruise just like Scouting relies on summer camp or baseball relies on the World Series. It is the pinnacle of what Sea Scouting has to offer, high adventure on the water, lifelong friendships, lifelong memories, and of...

Announcing the 2016-2017 National Boatswain

IRVING, TX- The National Sea Scout Support Committee announces the selection of Rachel West of Georgetown, Texas as the 2016-2017 National Sea Scout Boatswain. Her term of office is June 1, 2016 through May 31, 2017. She is a member of Ship 911, SSS Response,...

Frequently Asked Questions- March 2016

The National Sea Scout Committee has received many questions regarding the effects of the Sea Scout Resolution.These questions have been answered in this Frequently Asked Question Fact Sheet. If you have specific questions that are not addressed here, please send an...