Fall Sailing Season
September 9 -- November 12, 2017
- Learn sailing skills, proficiency, and theory
- We will teach rules of the road and safety
- Practice on our fleet of sabots, lidos, and FJs
- 10 week season
- Regatta on the final week
BSA Aquatics Supervision: Paddlecraft Safety
October 7, 2017
The weekend aquatics program is designed to provide fun aquatic opportunities for Scouts and their families.
Units plan their own full-day programs. After a brief safety overview, unit leaders are responsible for overseeing self-guided activities in and around Alamitos Bay in the Long Beach Marina using our private beach and equipment.
Note: This is not a merit badge class.
This program is offered any weekend throughout the year on a first come, first serve basis. Reservations required and can be made through this reservation form here or the Scout Service Center (562) 427-0911.
**Weekday program may be available upon special request
Year-Round Equipment Offered:
Canoeing: Access to canoes. Ideal for skills practice and leisure.
Rowing: Access to row boats. Ideal for skills practice and leisure.
Kayaking: Access to kayaks. Ideal for skills practice and leisure.
Stand-up Paddleboarding: Access to paddleboards. Ideal for skills practice and leisure.
Island Excursions: Trips around Naples Island & Alamitos Bay.
Free Swim: Access to private beach to enjoy swimming.
**Camping: Beach camping and/or camping inside the Sea Base. (Nightly fire watches required!)
BBQ: 3 Charcoal grills and 1 large propane grill available.
Fire Ring: Patio fire ring with bay view available.
**additional charge applies - Overnight reservation form here
3-Hour Paddlecraft Excursion:
Access to canoes or kayaks or rowboats or paddleboards for skills practice or float trip. Reservation form here.
The Long Beach Sea Base is one of the premier waterfront Scouting facilities in the country. It is located at 5875 E. Appian Way in beautiful Belmont Shore, under the 2nd St Bridge. All activities are conducted within the confines of the Sea Base and Alamitos Bay Marina. Any group wishing to go outside of the marina must make separate arrangements well in advance.
For more information on any of these programs, including availability and further instructions
contact Cindy Spalding via email or at (562) 427-0911 ext 211
Sea Base Director Chris Macy - bio here