We discussed our local dive shop, Coral Edge Adventures, and the various dive sites in the region. Our boatswain, E, discussed diver safety, recent trips, and diver certification levels. We shared our plans for ScubaJam 2019 and Sea Base.
See you under the water!
SSU | No food served.
National Capital Boat Show. We joined local Sea Scout ships promoting Boater Safety while representing our program to the larger boating community! Our thanks to USCG Auxiliary Occoquan-Fairfax Flotilla for joining us in the booth.
We visited with 24 families with youth from 4 to 17 years old. There were eight families with Sea Scout age youth in Reston, Warrenton, Manassas, and Haymarket, Virginia.
SSU | Chick-fil-A
SPARTA. We were pleased to meet a new perspective member, J, while we planned our activities for the summer. Thanks to our Boatswain, E, for driving the program!
Salt & Sleet Training. We had a full day at the yearly Northeast Region, Area 6 training weekend.
Congratulations to scouts A, S, and P for earning the Boater License (MD and VA Boater Safety Education / NASBLA).
Congratulations to Skipper for being awarded Sea Badge.
Welcome Ms. Kelly on your first adventure. Also, welcome Maritime Explorer Club prospect, S, as he showed off knot and land-ship skills!
SSU | McDonalds
About Sea Scout Ship 2 / Adventure
Sea Scouts BSA is unique in that "[m]ore trust and responsibility [is] placed on a Sea Scout than all other programs combined. We challenge them to learn, lead, and pit their skills, ability and judgement against the most dangerous environment humans dare to go."
-- Christopher Russell Davis