April 2016 – Areas of Emphasis for 2016

Last year, the National Sea Scout Committee wrote and approved a strategy map for the Sea Scout strategic plan.  We selected some of the strategic plan elements for emphasis in 2016 and have already begun working on achieving some important milestones.  Since the...

Western Region Quarterdeck Applications for 2016-2017

Applications are now being accepted until May 1 for 2016-2017 Western Region Boatswain, WR Boatswain’s Mates, and WR Yeoman. Apply now and join the team. Completed applications should be emailed to WR Commodore Joshua Gilliland by May 1, 2016. WR Boatswain...

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...

Alumni Spotlight- Kimberly Houghton

An Interview with Sea Scout Quartermaster, Kimberly Houghton, of Ship 502: Q: Tell me a little bit about yourself and your involvement with Sea Scouts.:  How and when did you join?  What did you participate in? A: Sea Scouts was a family operation for me – I joined...

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...

West Marine BlueFuture® Grants Available

Watsonville, CA,– Starting this spring, West Marine is taking a new approach with its nonprofit BlueFuture program. While the program initially supported initiatives on three fronts — youth boating, sustainable fisheries and marine conservation — the company has opted...

Needed: A Passionate Individual to Serve as Area 5 Commodore

The area covers Western Missouri, Western Iowa, Nebraska and Kansas.

Responsibilities include being the lead contact for Sea Scout Ships in the Area and developing a team to assist the Ships’ efforts to deliver the quality Sea Scout program to our youth.