United States Power Squadrons
Youth Activities Committee
Partners in Safe Boating





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Sea Scouts - BSA (Boy Scouts of America)

Boy Scout Jamboree Brochure - Sponsorship Brochure for the 2013 Boy Scout Jamboree. Here's the District Challenge letter.

Boy Scout Jamboree Note: the file size is 6.5 mb. Save the file with an extension of ".ppsx", otherwise the file gets saved with a ".zip" extension.

Sea Scouts were presented with a life saving award. Read the press release here.

Sea Scouts presented with Life saving Award

The photo below of the Sea Scout color guard was taken at the 2008 International Boating and Water Safety Conference. Read about the conference here.

Sea Scouts Color Guard


Photo of work on "submarine"
Don Andring, SN working on "Submarine" for floatation repair of Sea Scouts boathouses and docks

Photo of committee meeting
Committee meeting of Fort Vancouver Sail and Power Squadron's Scout Committee, Summer Morrison, Scout; Kathy Kolstad, AP Comm member; Cristi Wilkins, P Mate Ship Deja Vu; Bob Cravens, SN Comm Chair; Neal Smith, AP Skipper Ship Deja Vu


Photo of local parade with sea scouts
Local Parade with Scouts, two vehicles with boats, 24' Power and 14' Sailboat - Bob Cravens' vehicle with 14' sailboat,


Parade picture 2
Barbie Rudkin (member) with 24' Power boat


The following three pictures are of " LOCK FESTIVAL" District event at Willamette Falls Locks, #'s 1, 5, and 3 - Bob Cravens, SN
Lock festival #1

Lock festival #3

Lock festival #5

Chicago Venetian Night, July 28, 2007
The Sea Scouts of Ship 2020 of Oak Park, IL did all the design and decorations for this winning boat in the small sailboat division (Under 35 Feet).

S.S.S. Thatcher Woods is part of the Des Plaines Valley Council, B.S.A. # 147 headquartered in La Grange, IL.

The Theme of Venetian Night this year was Great Moments in Chicago History and the youth chose Wrigley Field.

Boy Scouts of America

Below are some photos from the BSA Annual Meeting in May 2007.

USPS members with BSA and Sea Scout members

Roberta Dougherty; the Sea Scout leader for that ship; Tom Ballew is the Sea Scout Skipper for SS Ship 1942 (the national Sea Scout Flagship); Ernie Marshburn; brand new USPS member Kip Peterson (beard) and others with Katie Hagen [Lt/jg US Navy] and former Sea Scout National Boatswain. Tom is a member of Patuxent River Power Squadron and they work with this ship.

Venturing members, Sea Scout, and Katie Hagen (USN

David George [Nat’l Venturing Council Pres and USPS member (Balboa PS) and Doug Bowman, Sea Scout Nat’l Boatswain and Mountaineer PS member and Charles Holmes {National Venturing Exec Director} , USPS member [Ft. Worth PS] are pictured with Katie Hagen. Katie is a spokesman for the US Navy and is part of their “Why we Serve" Campaign.


National Safe Boating Council

National Water Safety Congress

National Safe Kids Campaign