Sea Scout Offshore Keelboat Racing

Skipper Rob Freas, of Texas Gulf Coast SEAL fame, has been working to outfit a competitive offshore racing boat and is racing that boat with an all Sea Scout crew. Sea Scout Training Vessel Sirly is a 40’ ocean racer with hi-tech Kevlar®and Spectra® sails that runs at...

Texas Report to State 2017

Celebrating the anniversary of the Scouting movement at the 68th annual Boy Scout Parade and Report to the State of Texas, Southern Region Boatswain John Shepherd delivered the Report to State message on the floor of the House chamber to Deputy Secretary of State Coby...

January 2017- Upcoming Deadlines

The deadline to complete an application to serve as an Area, Regional, or National Boatswain is quickly approaching. For the first time, all positions will be filled from a common application. The National Sea Scout Boatswain serves as the youth representative for all...

New Standard Operating Procedures

Last week, in a letter to Sea Scout Volunteer Leaders along with Council/Area/Region Volunteers and Professionals, National Director, Keith Christopher, and National Commodore, Charles Wurster, released a set of Standard Operating Procedures for the Sea Scout Program....

Mobile Bay Sea Scout Academy

Sea Scout Academy in Mobile, AL. was a great event where Sea Scouts worked on rank advancement, leadership skills and more importantly fellowship with each other from all over the Southern Region. Ship One out of Mobile, AL hosted the 5th annual Academy, a...

Winter Amidships 2017

WAM is a 1-day event for Boy Scout Troops, Venture Crews, Sea Scout Ships, Career Explorer Posts, Varsity Teams, Girl Scout/Mariner Troops and American Heritage Girls Units. Youth participants must be registered members of the Boy Scouts of America (Troop, Crew, Ship,...

Seabadge 2017 in Illinois!

Seabadge will be held March 31-April 2 at the Lake Springfield Christian Assembly Camp in Chatham, Illinois. It will begin at 1300 CDT (1:00 p.m.) on Friday and conclude by 1300 CDT (1:00 p.m.) on Sunday.

November 2016- Manual Updates, Sea Base Staff, and more

The inside covers of my new Sea Scout Manual are blank; where can I find the Scout Oath, Scout Law, and Sea Promise in this edition? There was a printing error during the production of the new Sea Scout Manual.  Material that should have appeared on the inside covers...