Sea Scout National Youth Quarterdeck

One of the best the parts about the Sea Scouts is that it is Scout led, that is something that we want to show on the national level. We are now introducing the National Youth Quarterdeck, a national level group of experienced Sea Scout youth to help guide the Sea...

Commodore’s Corner Brief Update for August 2019

I an not sure yet how Commodore’s Corner is going to work (would love to hear your thoughts on what you’d like to see, send your ideas via email to twcook at seascout.org). In the meanwhile, here is a quick update on a few topics that need current...

Alumni Spotlight- Dawn Riley

Dawn Riley, a former Sea Scout who sailed around the world with an all-female crew is now the subject of a new documentary, Maiden.

Meet National Commodore TW Cook

New National Commodore TW Cook discusses the state of Sea Scouts and his plans for the term with National Boatswain’s Mate Ryan...

Advanced on-the-Water Leadership Skills Training Released

Following nearly two years of development, Advanced On-the-Water Leader Skills Training (AOWLS) is now available to Sea Scout leaders. This program models how adult leaders can step back from the helm, set performance expectations for the youth in their unit, and...

Sea Scouts: Where are they going?

Whenever I’m asked the question “why do Sea Scouts?” by any high-schooler or adult, I usually provide a variety of reasons. One reason that I always explain is that Sea Scouts is valuable because the career opportunities the program exposes you to. When I say career...

Ship 16 Confluence of Suffolk, VA named 2019 National Flagship

Sea Scout Ship 16 Confluence of Colonial Virginia Council has been awarded the 2019 BoatU.S. National Flagship Award. Ship 16 has an extensive and well rounded outdoor program, solid youth leadership and great participation in community service.