2015 Seabadge Underway Michigan

This August, National Commodore Charles Wurster will be directing the first ever freshwater Seabadge Underway Course in Mackinaw City Michigan aboard a 52′ Ketch, the Retriever, from August 15- 23. Seabadge Underway (SBU)  provides basic vessel operation training to Sea Scout and other adult Scout leaders, with little vessel experience, to help prepare these leaders…

Ship 100 National Flagship

2015 National Flagship Named

Ship 1000, the “Enterprise” Honored With BoatU.S. and the Sea Scouts, BSA 2015 National Flagship Award The Boats Owners Association of the United States (BoatU.S.) and Sea Scouts, BSA recognize Sea Scout Ship 1000 the “Enterprise” of Rockwall, TX, Circle Ten Council and East Trinity Trails District as the recipient of the 2015 BoatU.S. and…

Social Media

Social Media Team Launched

Over the last week you may have noticed some changes to our Social Media presence. Changes to our Social media strategy are well underway. For the last year we have built up our Social Media profiles to meet our four primary social media goals, to spread the word about Sea Scouts, to engage our Sea Scouts through…

NER_Swearing_In

Introducing the Northeast Region Leadership

This March, the Northeast Region Commodore swore in Sam Goodman as the Northeast Region Boatswain and Mercedes Matlock as the Northeast Regions Boatswain’s Mate at the Northeast Region Bridge of Honor.  Sam Goodman is a sophomore at Baruch College where he is currently studying accounting as a Dean’s Scholar. He began his scouting career as a Tiger Cub and crossed over into Boy Scouts…

Boatswain Regional

Southern Region Leadership Opportunities

The applications for the 2015-2016 Southern Region Boatswain and the Southern Region Area Vice Presidents of Sea Scouting are now available. Scouts will serve from June 1, 2015 through May 31, 2016. Qualifications: Be a registered Sea Scout in a council within the Southern Region Be approved to serve by his or her council Be less than…

Odessey

Opportunity to Sail Aboard the Odyssey

Last month, we posted about Summer Cruising for All Sea Scouts. One of the ships listed in the Provisional Cruising Report, SSS Odyssey, has an opening aboard the 90′ yawl Odyssey this summer for any Sea Scout Ship, Venturing Crew or Boy Scout Troop with 10 youth + 2 adults. The week-long cruise will take place in the…