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Patriots Point
Sea Scouts

Ship 510

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Charleston Harbor Marina
Beneteau Yachts, Inc
Danforth Inc.
Norcross Marine
Pettit Paints

Chartered by Boy Scouts of America

Sponsored by USS Yorktown CV-10 Association

Using maritime traditions of today and yesteryear in a dynamic nautical environment, we inspire youth to be patriots, leaders and have a love and respect for sailing and country while standing by the values of the Boy Scouts of America.

USS Yorktown

USS Yorktown


BoatLife, Inc.
Charleston City Boatyard
Rockville Marine
Mr. Robert Moise

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Letter S Letter H Letter I Letter P         Number 5 Number 1 Number 0
Sailoree 2015
Photo Album 2013
Sailoree 2013
Sailoree 2012
Sailoree 2011
Photo Album 2010-12
Sailoree 2010
Photo Album 2009-10
Sailoree 2009
Photo Album 2008
Photo Album 2007
Photo Album 2006
Photo Album 2005
Marine Science Photos
Activities, Training, Permit Forms
Aquatics Committee

Letter O Mission: To install the values of a Sea Scout program into interested young adults in the greater Charleston area.

Letter Z Training goal: Develop leadership, team building, responsibility, and decision making skills.

Letter Y Program goal: Inspire a desire to be a super achiever.

Letter T Theme: Maritime Skills.


Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum on Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, offers a coed Sea Scout program for all teenagers, ages 14-20. We meet aboard the USS Yorktown on the second and forth Tuesday at 7 PM. New time is being considered.

You are Invited - Contact information. First time visitors please contact the Skipper.

  • No museum admission fee when attending Sea Scout meetings. BSA membership fee is $24 per year.
  • No scouting experience is necessary and does not have to have been a Boy Scout.
  • No sailing experience is necessary either...this is part of the fun of Sea Scouts.

Youth Protection Training

All adult volunteers must take Youth Protection Training every two years to remain a member of BSA. When the unit recharters, all adults listed must have their training current. For online training go to Coastal Carolina Council and create an account. No pre BSA membership is required.

For more information click here.


Program Overview

  • Leadership skills
  • Team building skills
  • Seamanship skills
  • Sailing opportunity
  • River exploration
  • Oceanography
  • Maritime history
  • Byproducts
  • Citizenship
  • Character development
  • Positive self-esteem
  • Confidence
  • Responsibility

Current Activities

Ship 510 is working with Ranger Stan Stanley of Camp Moultrie to promote aqua activities. The camp has 45 boats of various sizes. We are providing leadership for maintenance and training with the goal of helping other scout units to activity use this resource. Starting in 2007, we have provided organization leadership for the annual Sailoree program. This is open to all scouts as an individual or a unit. To be informed, you need to be on Skipper THom Harrison's email list.


Some documents of interest in PDF format you can download.

Sea Scout Leaders

Ship 510 is reorganizing. There is no activity at this time. July 2015

THom Harrison, Skipper,
(843) 534-7298

Notes on membership: Ship 510 is a coed unit for teens 14-20. Scouts can be members of more than one scouting unit. Teens do not need any prior experience in aqua activities and do not need prior membership in a Scout unit. Our goal is to offer experience, develop leadership, responsibility, and decision making skills.

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