Bravo Zulu to the 2015 Quartermaster Class

For 37 Sea Scouts across the country, 2015 was a very special year. These 37 Sea Scouts attained the Quartermaster Award, Sea Scouting’s highest honor. The Quartermaster award represents their many years of dedication to personal growth and to the Sea Scout program. For an Able Sea Scout, the highlight of the Quartermaster journey involves…

2015 National Committee Meeting

Scout Volunteers from all over the nation representing each region and many of our partnering organizations gathered for their annual National Sea Scout Committee Meeting last weekend. The Big Ideas that guided the meeting were Membership Growth, New Units, Fun Monthly Maritime Activities, and Inspiring Annual Summer Cruising. The National Sea Scout Boatswain Edward Campbell was…

Ship 1942’s Journey to SeaPerch Nationals

This is the second year that Ship 1942 has sent teams, sponsored by the U.S. Navy Carderrock Ship Modeling Basin, to the SeaPerch Regional competition at the Naval Academy. This year we were fortunate enough to be able to send three teams comprised of a total of twelve Scouts. One of those teams, the “Tech…

Sea Scout Ship takes STEM to a new level, Needs your help

If you look at educational trends right now you might notice a large emphasis on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). Students are studying it in the classroom, in labs, and in extracurricular activities. In Scouting, youth can earn the NOVA and Supper NOVA awards for learning about STEM ideas, and Scouts learn about STEM…

Build an Adventure: New Marketing Resources Available

Build an Adventure marketing resources are now available for Sea Scouting! That’s right, the BSA’s Build an Adventure Marketing Campaign has expanded its reach from Venturing to Sea Scouting. Sea Scouts or Volunteers can go to scouting.org/marketing and select “National Recruiting Campaign” or simply click here. The new recruiting resources include: Fliers, Posters, Web Banners, Eblasts, Print Ads, Postcards, Peer-to-Peer Cards, and Social Media Images.…