Sea Scouts BSA


Building An Adventure

For over 100 years Sea Scouting has promoted better citizenship and to improved members’ boating skills and knowledge through instruction and practice in water safety, boating skills, outdoor, social, and service experiences, and knowledge of our maritime heritage.

What our Scouts and Parents are Saying

Don’t just take it from us, let our members do the talking!

“I have learned so much from the variety of skills included in Sea Scouting! I feel this program has made a significant impact on my preparation for things above and beyond itself. Sea Scouting educates youth on a variety of different subjects including but not limited to water safety, sailing, SCUBA, navigation, and leadership development!”


Youth Member

“This program benefits the youth by challenging and letting them enhance their leadership skills. The program at its fullest extent gives scouts a chance to make memories of a lifetime.”


Adult Leader

From a Parent’s Perspective

Frequently Asked Questions

What Will My Scout Learn

Scouts will learn a variety of skills from knots to navigation and will be given the opportunity to apply those skills in activities varying from SCUBA to sailing. Our program also teaches its scouts the importance of water safety and what actions to take to prevent water accidents.

Who can Join Sea Scouts?
To join, a youth must be 14 years old (or 13 years and completed the eighth grade) but not yet 21. To find Sea Scout ships In your area visit and type in your zipcode. lf there is not a Ship in your area, a group of parents, a school, a church, or community organization can organize one.
Who Pays for Sea Scouts?
Sea Scouts are self-reliant and pay for their own way including uniforms, equipment, Ship’s dues, and other personal expenses including membership fees required for BSA-provided liability and medical insurance coverage. Most Ships participate or conduct council approved money earning projects to help pay for part of your expenses.

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