Sea Scouting is a maritime program for boys and girls ages 14-20 providing a fun, safe environment for Scouts to learn, build friendships, and develop character while earning advancement; in, around, or underwater.
Sea Scouts—organized into units called ships—recognizes Scouts for activities they learn and do, including paddleboarding, kayaking, canoeing, sailing, and even SCUBA. Scouts earn certifications in SCUBA, boating safety, lifesaving, CPR—credentials that mark their growth as sailors and leaders throughout their time in the program.
Elected youth officers plan and conduct the program under the guidance of adult advisors. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotillas can be the chartering organizations interested in sponsoring and actively training the youth under the AUXSCOUT program.
Sea Scouts and the Coast Guard Auxiliary are two organizations that focus on maritime activities and education, with a strong emphasis on service to the community and the country.
When you enroll in Sea Scouts Ship 339 in Lighthouse Point a world of nautical opportunities will be available to you. Not only at the recreational level but also career-wise. The relationship between Sea Scouts and the Coast Guard Auxiliary can lead to multiple paths into the service.
Other training organization also consider favorably the Sea Scouts as a career path.