Sea Scout Ship 25
York-Adams Area Council,
Boy Scouts of America
First Chartered May 15, 2000 to
Yorkshire United Methodist Church, 125 Edgewood Road, York,
- We are proud members of Yorkshire Church's family of Scouting
- (Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Sea Scouts)
We are named SSS YORKSHIRE both for our sponsor as well as for the
famous clipper ship Yorkshire.
We meet Monday evenings throughout the year from 1930 - 2100
hours (7:30 - 9:00 p.m.) except on holidays. Often, in April through September,
the meetings are held at the
Emigsville Sea Scout Base, 3591 Liverpool Turnpike, Emigsville, PA. For
directions and map to Sea Base Emigsville, click here.
When not at Sea Base Emigsville in the summer months, and
in October through March, we meet at the Manchester Sea Scout Base,
Garrod Hydraulics, 1050 Locust Point Road, Manchester, PA. For
directions and map to Sea Base Manchester, click here.
The first Monday meeting of the month is generally a
Quarterdeck meeting for the youth officers and a Parents' Committee meeting
for the parents. The remaining Monday meetings each month are
generally special programs or theme oriented. See our Activities
Calendar for current details.
We warmly welcome prospective new members who are age 13 and
have completed the 8th grade through age 21. We are a co-ed group,
with male and female adult advisors. Prior Scouting experience is not
We strive to conduct all our programs in accordance with the
programs and policies of the National Council, Boy Scouts of America and the
BSA Guide to Safe Scouting.
We are a very active group that goes out and does
things. We don't sit and talk - we do it.
Regular meetings may consist of seamanship and/or Scouting
Special activities include regattas, tours, and special
We have access to one
12' Whitehall rowing boat, one Vanguard 470 racing sloop, one 24'
Windrose day sailer, one 19' Chrysler Buccaneer, a 34' Silverton twin-engine
flybridge cruiser, a 43'
Mason ketch, and a 46' Morgan ketch.
As Sea Scouts, we subscribe to the Sea
Promise, the Scout Oath, and the Scout
As of 31 March 2003 we met our interim goal to qualify as a Standard
Sea Scout Unit. On 2 April 2005 we met our goal of becoming a
Regional Standard Ship by earning the Northeast Regional Commodore's Award of
Excellence. Now our goal is to qualify as a Sea
Scout National Flagship.
to our British Sea Scout cousins for the above logo
P.O.C. - Point of Contact:
- George Hay Kain, III
- Skipper, Sea Scout Ship 25
- 3592 Liverpool Turnpike
- P.O. Box 14
- Emigsville, PA 17318
- AOL Instant Messenger Screen Name: skipperkain