Sea Scouting Benefits, Tracks

Sea Scout girl and boy on vessel pulling handling ropes

Benefits of the Sea Scouts program

Adventure on the Water

What makes Sea Scouts so unique is getting out on the water. Sea Scout ships use a variety of boats from small outboard motorboats to large sailing yachts and vessels. In your ship you will learn piloting and the rules of the road, navigation and how to read the weather. You will be fascinated by maritime history and traditions, learn knots and fancy rope work, master boat maintenance, engine service, and marine electronics skills. No matter what your ship does, you will discover thrills that you just can’t get anywhere else.

Head Start

Sea Scouts get hands-on seamanship and leadership training that will put a Sea Scout one step ahead of the rest, no matter the path they choose. If the military is not your path, Sea Scouts also get a head start on the USCG captain’s license in addition to the countless other skills and opportunities.

Sea Scout Tracks

Depending on a Sea Scout’s personal aspirations, they can build their adventure to fit their needs.


Sea Scouts provides the opportunity for youth to expand their leadership abilities and refine skills that will give them a head start in a Navy or Coast Guard Career.

Marine Industry

Sea Scouts get an opportunity to cruise where they will learn about the maritime industry and the opportunities available to them. After earning the Quartermaster Award, a Sea Scout is prepared to complete the testing to be a qualified USCG licensed Captain.

Recreational Boating

Sea Scouts who are looking for a lifetime of fun and adventure on the water will find their place in our program. There are plenty of opportunities to learn valuable seamanship skills that will take you cruising the waters of life.