Events and Opportunities

The Area, Regional, and National Boatswains represent Sea Scouts from across the United States as youth representatives on varius Sea Scout Committees. He or she reports to their respective Commodore and Director of Sea Scouts. Boatswains will serve as the liaisons with other Boatswains and youth leaders across the country.

All submissions must be postmarked by February 15, for national Sea Scout Boatswain; March 1, for region Sea Scout Boatswain; and March 15, for area(flotilla).


Sea Scouts from around the world will converge on sunny Southern California where they will exchange their dress white uniforms for sunscreen, sailing gear and multi colored bathing suits. More than 70 of the world’s top Sea Scouts will compete in CFJ sailboats for the 2016 William I. Koch International Sea Scout Cup. The week long event will feature match races in Long Beach area. For more information and qualifying regattas visit the Koch Cup website.

National Scout Jamboree

The National Jamboree, Scouting’s flagship event, will take place July 19-28, 2017. 45,000 Scouts, leaders, and staff will gather for 10 summer days to experience the best that Scouting has to offer. Sea Scouts may attend the Jamboree with their local Council’s crew. For more information and to register for the Jamboree visit

For another exciting way to experience the National Jamboree, consider staffing the Sea Scout Exhibit or other program area. 



Minimum age requirement is 18 years old. This is not an offer for employment. This is a request for an application that may be considered along with other applications. Please don’t submit an application unless you are serious about it.

How to Apply:

The Florida Sea Base
Attn: Director of Program
PO Drawer 1906
Islamorada, FL 33036

Calendar of Events

Every year, there are hundreds of Sea Scout Events across the country. Events include Regattas, Rendezvous, Sea Scout Acadameys, Long Cuises, Trainings, Saftey at Sea, and more. Check out the National Calendar of Events at for upcoming events in your area. 

Sea Scout Scholarship Opportunities

Sea Scouts are eligible for several program specific scholarships and make great candidates for many Scout scholarships. Check out the Scholarships page for more information.