Youth Advancement And Award Opportunities

Advancement is not part of the formal at Sea Base experience. Sea Base does not have structured merit badge programs or merit badge instructors. Advancement is however a key component in ensuring that your unit is prepared for your Sea Base Adventure.  The following are our recommendations of awards and advancements your troop/ship/crew may consider preparing for ahead of your adventure.

BOY SCOUT ADVANCEMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Merit Badges:

  • Astronomy
  • Bird Study
  • Cooking
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Life Saving
  • Oceanography
  • Photography
  • Scuba Diving
  • Small Boat Sailing
  • Signs Signals and Codes
  • Weather

Awards:

  • BSA Kayaking
  • BSA Snorkeling
  • BSA Stand-Up Paddle Boarding

VENTURING ADVANCEMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Discovery Award:

  • Tier II & Tier III Adventures

Pathfinder Award:

  • Leadership Section
    • Tier II & Tier III Adventures

Summit Award:

  • Leadership Section
    • Tier II & Tier III Adventures

SEA SCOUTS ADVANCEMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Many requirements can be completed participating at the Florida Sea Base for the following Sea Scout Ranks:

  • Apprentice Rank
  • Ordinary Rank
  • Able Rank
  • Quartermaster Rank