scouts-l Mail Archive for August of 2000: Sea Badge for You
Tue Aug 29 2000 - 10:22:09 CDT
This is a REMINDER to all Sea Scout Leaders, professionals,
interested Venturing Leaders, Scouters and non unit Scouters
who wish to take the Seabadge Course or to assist in the
training staff. Time is Running Out
Do it today!
The Seabadge conference is the official advanced training program
for Sea Scouts. It is intended to assist Sea Scout leaders at
all levels to understand the large role of Sea Scouting in the
Boy Scouts of America, appreciate some of the management
techniques that can improve the quality of ships' programs,
and apply these methods to expand Sea Scouting to serve a
greater number of youth.
You will be pleased to know that a Seabadge conference is
scheduled for October 20 - 22, 2000 at Stone Laboratory on
Gibraltar Island located in Put-in-Bay Harbour, Ohio. A fact
sheet on the Seabadge Conference program is enclosed for your
Conference participants will be selected from nominees
recommended by the local council. Any registered Sea Scout
leader who is active in the affairs of his or her ship or
council is eligible for nomination provided that the leader:
1. Has completed Venturer Leader Basic Training
2. Has completed the Sea Scout Leader Specialized Training Course
(Professionals, Commissioners and non unit Scouters contact
the course director)
3. Has actively and effectively served in his or her current
registered position in Sea Scouting for at least l continuous
year. (Waivers available from the course director for
professionals and non unit Scouters)
3. Is approved for participation by his or her local council.
Nominations and deposits must be received at the Greater Cleveland
Council offices not later than September 15, 2000.
Seabadge can lead to dramatic improvements in the local Sea Scout
program. Your interest and support are appreciated.
Applications must be received by September 15, 2000.
If you have any questions or wish to apply for a waiver
e-mail me at
Course Director Ray Derk at
Commodore, Central Region