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2019 Sea Scout Academy



Dates

May 3-5, 2019 

Location

Fort Monroe, Hampton, VA 

Getting to Campground at Fort Monroe for Check In

Address: The Colonies RV and Travel Park501 Fenwick Rd, Fort Monroe, VA 23651

Coordinates:37°01'19.4"N 76°17'55.6"W (37.022068, -76.298789)

Overview

The Sea Scout Academy is a Scouting event for Sea Scouts and Venturers with an aquatic and boating emphasis that provides hands-on instruction and activities on swimming, keelboat sailing, dinghy sailing, paddlecraft,and motor boating.

Cost

$50 youth. $40 adults.  Includes program, meals, and campsite.

Buddy Tags and Swim Tests

Upon arrival, participants will be issued buddy tags.  Units may conduct their own swim tests before arrival, but must submit the Unit Swimming Certification when registering or arriving at check-in. Swim tests will be conducted on request at the pool 0800-0830 on Saturday if needed.

Participants must present their buddy tag to the Waterfront Supervisor at the activity location when participating in ANY boating or swimming activity.  Buddy boards will be maintained by the Waterfront Supervisor.Participants are expected to follow Safe Swim Defense and Safety Afloat rules, including keeping buddies.

Lifejackets

Many activities will require that participants wear lifejackets.  The participant is responsible for bringing their own USCG approved and properly fitted wearable lifejacket.  Type III jackets are appropriate, inflatable PFDs are not recommended.