The Friends of Young America a 501c3 organization sponsors Sea Scout Ship 117 as their youth outreach program. The Boy Scout of America’s Sea Scout Program encourages Safe Boating, Sailing, Navigation, Boat Maintenance and the establishment of life long friendships. In addition through the efforts of their Advisor, Shipper Bill Murphey they are in the process of restoring a 40 foot Coast Guard Rescue Boat. The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the A. C. B. S. is proud to support them.
The Sea Scouts meet at the Tuckerton V. F. W., 38 Gifford Rd., Little Egg Harbor Township. Meeting are held at 6:30 Pm. every second and fourth Wednesday of the month. The Sea Scouts provides boys and girls, ages 14 – 20, an opportunity to learn boating safety, operation, navigation, and maintenance in a supportive, secure environment. For more information about this exciting program contact Skipper Bill Murphey at (732) 600-0901.