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...

SLEET 2020 – Call for Instructors

Beautiful Camp Fairlee on the Chesapeake Bay. SLEET 2020 (the artist formerly known as Catoctin, or Winter Training) has moved to Camp Fairlee. New cabins, new dining hall. But one thing has NOT changed – we need instructors? This is a volunteer-run program. So...

Our nationwide Coast Guard Auxiliary partnership is here!

Many of you have been anxiously awaiting the nationwide rollout of the AUXSCOUT program – the Coast Guard’s name for our partnership with the Coast Guard Auxiliary – and that moment has finally arrived! As of November 1st, 2019, AUXSCOUT is open for...

Chesapeake Cup Finalists Headed to Koch Cup

Twenty Scouts from across the Northeast Region met at Tall Timbers, Maryland for a weekend of training, competition and fun. Sea Scout Ships 198 and 1942 shared the finalist spots with one team each submitted to receive an invitation to the Koch Cup, and two...

Commodore’s Corner: October 2019

Hi all – there’s a lot going on and I’m overdue getting a Commodore’s Corner out, so here we go… National Sea Scout Director Owen McCulloch – photo by Richard Lipham In case you missed the earlier announcement, the biggest news is that we have a new...

Introduction to AuxScout

Introduction to AUXSCOUT – What is it? How do we implement it? – Introduction for Sea Scout Commodores & Adult Leaders. The Coast Guard Auxiliary has adopted the Sea Scout program as its official youth program. The Auxiliary calls the Auxiliary – Sea Scout...

Commodore’s Corner Brief Update for August 2019

I am 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...