Latest Sea Scout News

  • Announcing the National Organization of Sea Scout Alumni
    September 23, 2016
    It was over one hundred years ago that Sea Scouts was brought to life as a Scouting program to teach youth life skills through on the water activities.  The program has survived through many generations and it’s had many...
  • Fall 2016 National Sea Scout Log
    September 15, 2016
    The fall 2016 National Sea Scout Log is now available. This issue includes: Your National Sea Scout Support Committee National Director’s Update National Boatswain’s Report Announcing the National Organizat...
  • Seeking Volunteers for the 2017 Jamboree
    August 29, 2016
    Jamboree 2017 is right around the corner.  The Sea Scout National Committee is sponsoring an exhibit and we need volunteers.  That includes youth and adults. Youth must be 16 by the time Jamboree starts. Every four ...
  • New Sea Scout Manual Available
    August 17, 2016
    The new Sea Scout Manual, #620543, is now available from BSA Supply! You can order it now from scoutstuff.org or have your local Scout Shop order it for you. The new Manual features updated Advancement Requirements an...
  • New SPARS Available
    August 10, 2016
    When the new edition of the Sea Scout Manual arrives in Scout Shops this fall, you will notice some significant changes. A section on Paddlecraft has been added to support new paddlecraft alternatives to some of the trad...
  • American Canoe Association Partnership Established
    July 8, 2016
    The leaders of American Canoe Association (ACA) and the Sea Scouts, BSA recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding that establishes ongoing support for paddling in Sea Scout units (“Ships”). Christopher Stec, Chief...
  • Sea Scout Apparel Available
    June 1, 2016
    At the 2016 National Annual Meeting, Sea Scouts, BSA unveiled a line of gear and apparel. The items include the Sea Scout logo and can be personalized with your ship name and/or number, your name, your position and s...
  • Summer Cruise Opportunities
    May 20, 2016
    What is a long cruise? The Long Cruise is a super summer activity that is be the culmination of everything that the Sea Scouts have been preparing and training to do for the entire year.  It is traditionally a one to ...
  • Sea Scout Eligibility for Awards
    May 13, 2016
    The BSA National Board, on February 10, 2016, adopted a resolution “…to make Sea Scouts a separate program with the same status of other programs.”  What are the changes in Sea Scout eligibility for awards and recogn...