Our speaker is Robin Pope, Ph.D., PA-C, FAWM, currently serves as Deputy Director of the USCG Auxiliary’s Recreational Boating Safety Outreach Directorate. Dr. Pope has more than 3 decades of experience in paddling education. He holds the American Canoe Association’s highest possible instructor ratings in both swift water rescue and whitewater kayaking and was recently named a “Legend of Paddling” by the ACA.
It is that time of year where councils around the nation are preparing for their fall recruitment campaign, often referred to as School Night for Scouting. While we should always be recruiting both youth and adult all year long, we should not overlook our councils marketing efforts and ensure Sea Scouts are included in those efforts.
The first of June 2023 marked the beginning of BSA’s 2023—2024 program year. For all of us in the Sea Scout program, it also marked an ending and a beginning.