Are you interested in helping build the New Century of Sea Scouts?
We are now accepting applications for the 2013-2014 Western Region Boatswain. Applications are available for download here. Applications are due by May 1, 2013.
Interested Sea Scout candidate must meet all of the following qualifications:
- Be a current or past Ship’s Boatswain; or a current or past wardroom officer of the Regional Fleet (Region)/Flotilla (Area)/or Squadron (Council); or a current or past officer of a Teen Leaders’ Council of the Region/Area/Council/or District.
- Be recommended and approved by his or her council.
- Be a current primary registered Sea Scout in his or her council. Must be a registered youth in Sea Scouts during their complete term of office.
- Be able to attend the BSA Regional Meetings as requested.
The duties of the Western Region Boatswain include:
- Represents Sea Scouts BSA at:
- National meetings (when designated)
- Regional activities and meetings (Monthly Phone Conferences, Events such as Safety @ Sea, Southwestern Rendezvous, Ancient Mariner Regatta & when designated)
- International activities and meetings (when designated)
- Council activities (when invited)
- Special projects/task forces (as assigned)
- Will serve as the youth representative on the Western Region Sea Scout Committee.
- Is responsible to the Western Region Commodore (volunteer) and the Region Adviser (professional) for Sea Scouts BSA.
- Supports the programs and activities designed by the Boy Scouts of America.
- Supports the Boy Scouts of America in training of Sea Scout youth and adult leaders.
- Promotes National, Regional, and Area activities, Programs, and Awards.
- Serves as the liaison from the Region with other youth leadership of Sea Scouts.
- Agrees to wear the National Standard Sea Scout uniform and identity items as suggested by the Regional Commodore (paid for at own expense).